Category Archives: music

Nothing will prepare you for how cute my god daughter is

The band applauds their biggest (well, big for her age) fan. Advertisements

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Is it a briefcase? Is it a record player?

I’ve been drooling over the Briefcase USB Turntable ($100) for a good minute now, and today I find out that it’s on sale for $69.99! How badass is this? You could get a pair of handcuffs and be all secret-agent-like … Continue reading

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The Old-Man Look for iPhone

The problem: you are young and hip. You have fancy gadgets like the iPhone. You wish your iPhone was louder. You also want to appear old-fashioned but don’t want to purchase a record player or gramophone. Solution: the iPhone Speaker Horn … Continue reading

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Dig the Skinny

My brother in law is a) awesome, b) doing great things, and c) famous. Check it: The New Music Biz Source: Time

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The Perfect Five site

Do you enjoy finding new music, but don’t want to go looking for it? Hate to ask friends for recommendations for fear of appearing ignorant of current trends or past classics? Then look no further than The Perfect Five. Each … Continue reading

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How Does Your Love Song Go?

Here is a cute ad for Match.com: It got me thinking, what would I sing? It’s appropriate for a dating site where you only get 100 words, or 500 characters,  or whatever, to define yourself. What would you say? I … Continue reading

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Daniel, Fred & Julie: The Laziest Folk Trio Ever

God bless NPR. They and Daytrotter are the only way I am introduced to new music like Daniel, Fred and Julie, a Canadian folk trio. They released an album “Runner” in November 2009 and I hope they come together again. … Continue reading

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Mondays are for Music! Eef Barzelay has a funny name.

So the lovely thing about Daytrotter is that it introduces me to all kinds of new bands, or reminds me of bands that I’ve been meaning to try. I found Eef Barzelay through twitter when someone posted his ukulele cover … Continue reading

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Music Monday! Dawes does good.

I’m not one to know anything about music. I mean, I could tell you a thing or two about the mechanics of it, but I am usually hesitant to try new things (for example, I rarely see movies in the … Continue reading

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Amanda Palmer: Rockin’ the Ukulele

I have a friend who joined the circus and he is a big fan of Amanda Palmer. The circus fact isn’t actually relevant to this post, but has always impressed me nonetheless. Today he got pretty excited about the release … Continue reading

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Looking for recommendations from cheap audiophiles

I’m looking to invest in a nice set of headphones and a half-decent pair of speakers.  Send your suggestions or blatant advertising to 4ambooks@gmail.com or comment below. Seriously, I need to hear you.  Update:  Thrillist.com suggested Skullcandy Aviatar ($150) 

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Wall art: Tea Pot Love

I just moved into a new place with my best friend and our walls are naked (!). We’ve vowed not to let our walls be covered with the typical college-aged posters. Solution: beautiful art prints from places like Zara Illustrates (via Esty). … Continue reading

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My next music: We Were Promised Jetpacks

Went to the Forecastle music festival this weekend, had a blast, and am now kicking myself for not buying a t-shirt of the Scottish band We Were Promised Jetpacks.  I can’t find any place that sells their clothing merchandise online, so … Continue reading

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