Posts Tagged ‘music’

May 18, 2016
Notable Men of Size: The Notorious B.I.G
We’re continuing our look at big men who have had an impact on history and popular culture in a variety of ways. We call them Notable Men of Size. You can read our 1st article, featuring President Theodore Roosevelt here. This week we move from politics to music, by featuring none other than Big Poppa himself, Christopher Wallace, The Notorious...
Jan 11, 2016
Man of the Week: James Murphy Reunites LCD Soundsystem
James Murphy is officially reuniting LCD Soundsystem – not just for Coachella, but for a new album and tour. This comes as a surprise to many, after their huge, “final” performance at Madison Square Garden in 2011. Apparently, not everyone is happy about forthcoming new music from the band, as you’ll read below. On Christmas Eve, LCD Soundsystem...
Aug 24, 2015
Man of the Week: Nathaniel Rateliff
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats released their soulful, energizing, self-titled debut, and if you caught them performing S.O.B. on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, you’ll understand why Mr. Rateliff is this week’s Man of the Week. A Missouri native, by way of Colorado, Rateliff got into music a little later than most, spending the early years of...
Jul 08, 2015
We Tried Apple Music So You Don’t Have To
It’s been a little more than a week since Apple Music went live, offering a 3 month free trial to anyone interested in trying it out. Now that I’ve had a few days to fiddle with the service, I’ve got to say that there are a lot of things here to be proud of, and...
Jun 19, 2015
Rob Milton Shares His Bad Habit With the World
Rob Milton has been a friend of the site for a long time, and over the years, we’ve watched him do what he does best, which is make damn good music. He’s adding to his discography with his first full length album, Rebirth, which is available today. Listen to a track from the new album...
Apr 18, 2015
Tidal HIFI: We Try it So You Don’t Have To
Recently, Jay-Z and a bunch of well-known musicians unveiled Tidal, a new streaming music option created as a competitor to Spotify, Rdio, and Beats Music. Aside from being the only majority musician-owned service out there, Tidal offers two tiers of service – a standard stream for $10 per month, and a CD quality stream for $20 per month....
Feb 13, 2015
Hands On With the V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Headphones
When I’m listening to music, sound quality is vital. I want to hear songs the way they were meant to be heard, clear, deep and vibrant. When you’re listening to music on your laptop or your phone, the built in speakers just aren’t going to cut it. I spent a long time looking for the perfect...
Apr 04, 2014
Listen to Rob Milton’s New Song (and Pick Up His Jacket)
Our friend Rob Milton is getting out there and enjoying this great spring weather (before it snows again, at least). Like the jacket? It’s the AE Colorblock Anorak from American Eagle Outfitters, available to XXXL for $79.99. Take a listen to the song he dropped on Wednesday, “Let It Go”: Show us your style –...
Jan 27, 2014
Nakia on his Austin Residency, Big Guys in Pop Culture, & The Voice
You might remember Nakia from the first season of NBC’s The Voice. He was the big guy with the long hair, big beard and soulful voice who lit up the stage every time he was on it. We caught up with Nakia last week and discussed music, style, his recent residency at The Belmont in...
Jan 21, 2014
New Music: Electric Feel, by Rob Milton
We’re constantly impressed with what Rob Milton is putting out there. Lucky for us, he’s releasing new music on a regular basis. When we spoke with him last September, he was just about to drop Subject to Change, a love letter to Brooklyn. Now he’s kicking off 2014 with a new album called Electric Feel. Here’s...

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