Enjoy The 12 Best Movie Themes Ever Composed

Movie scores get too little credit. Being able to transport someone, instantly, into a particular mood, using only their hearing is a talent of acoustic conjuration. It’s part hypnosis, experience, and innate instinct that works behind the scenes to reach deep in your subconscious. A good movie soundtrack can conjure the film in an instant, …

Behind The Hair: 41 Best Rock Songs From The 80’s

For a decade, the pop-culture world lost all sense. Aqua Net was eating away the ozone layer, cocaine was so thick on the ground, half the people at church services had a bindle in their pocket, and gender fluid rockers were dominating the airwaves. The 80’s were a time of low fashion, sitcoms, MTV, leather, …

15 Tips and Tricks for Using Spotify Like a Power Player

Spotify has become the king of the tough music streaming service industry, climbing over names like Tidal and Pandora to reach millions around the world. Though it’s one of the simplest pieces of software to use for hearing your favorite rap/speed metal/punk/jazz fusion bands, or a simple way to become a master EDM DJ – giant …

Gadgets, Music

13 High-End Bluetooth Speakers for Unchained Troubadours

The Bluetooth revolution began quietly in 1998 with just 5 companies joining the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. By the end of that same year, 400 companies had signed up. By the turn of the millennium, the first phone with Bluetooth technology was available to consumers. Since then there’s been a rush to integrate this wireless …

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16 Awful Movies That Had Truly Spectacular Soundtracks

In a movie with no redeeming qualities, you not only notice the soundtrack, sound mixing, and sound design, but it nauseates you. In a great movie, you often won’t even notice the seamless sounds woven into the background, the swelling orchestra, and the mood-setting melodies that are littered throughout. Then you have the movies on …

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Gadgets, Music

Simple Sound: The 10 Best Bookshelf Speakers

When considering a home stereo system, every audiophile has an opinion on what you should consider the cornerstone speaker. Some will tell you without a clean subwoofer, you’re going to be playing too tinny. There’s adherents to the center channel who see that as the glue that binds the sides together for true immersion. Surround …