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 …

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Computer Clamour: The 9 Best Desktop Speakers Under $500

Though nothing can compare to a full home theatre system, we’ve found that getting a decent set of desktop speakers for your computer can wildly enhance your enjoyment of time spent sitting at the glowing box that loves you. Music for your home office is better, podcasts come through clearer, games are more immersive, YouTube …

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Music

11 Popular Songs With The Most Insane Lyrics

Songwriting is a different kind of talent. Putting words with rhythm with melody can all come together beautifully, even if there are certain parts that are, upon examination, batty, drug-induced twaddle. You can write a song that’s good, that’s popular, that’s beloved by millions in numerous languages, and yet it can have lyrics that make …