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More Proof That The Original Ghostbusters Theme Song Is Untouchable

Video: It is delightful even when it’s a cover/parody done by four Japanese comics. I would listen to this a thousand times over that Fall Out Boy disaster they released last week.


Apple Might Be Buying Tidal For Some Reason

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is in talks to acquire Tidal, also known as Jay-Z’s music streaming service that lets you listen to Kanye’s music a little bit earlier.


What Is Music, And Why Is It So Special?

Video: Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad sits down to talk about music — its purpose, its function, its meaning — with filmmaker Mac Premo in this wildly frenetic video and somehow manages to explain why music is so special. Abumrad says that unlike words, which are basically just a code or an agreement between people, music just is what it is, and the response we have is innate. Music can magically get around a person’s rational defences and is something that makes us who we are.


Video Perfectly Skewers The Arseholery Of OK Go

Video: No one is impressed by your dumb choreographed videos, OK Go. It’s old. It’s masturbatory. You’re hurting yourselves and the people closest to you, and you need to stop.


How Australia Played The World's First Music On A Computer

We don’t think twice about playing music via a computer – we have them in our pockets, and in our homes and offices, with music on tap. But playing music on a computer was once an almost unthinkable leap of the imagination and the most devilishly difficult programming challenge.


Need Some Monday Morning Motivation? Look To Music, Not Coffee

If you have a hard time getting your day started on a Monday, you’re not alone. In a recent online survey conducted by Ipsos in partnership with Spotify, 66 per cent of Aussie respondents agree that they have too little motivation on a Monday. But the good news is that music can help beat the Monday blues.


'Seven Nation Army' Is Vastly Improved By Mayo Farts

Video: Jack White is divisive musician. Mayo is a divisive condiment. For some people it’s the only thing that ties a sandwich together, while for others it’s a boring, expensive quest to achieve some dated form of rock-and-roll authenticity that totally overshadows its musical talent. …Yup!


Watch: These Converse Chuck Taylors Double As A Wah Pedal

Video: The “All Wah” was born three years ago during Converse’s Chuck Hack sessions, where the first prototype of a Chuck Taylor with a built in wah pedal was presented.

Fast-forward to 2016 with development from fashion and wearable technology experts CuteCircuit, the sole of the All Star is transforming foot movement into Wah modulation, using cutting-edge micro technology. It’s a wah pedal in your cons, people. A wah pedal In. Your. Cons.


Fall Out Boy's New Ghostbusters Theme Song, Unlike Bustin', Does Not Make Us Feel Good

Video: It actually makes us feel bad for a couple of reasons, first and foremost being that the song is just not very good. But even more unfortunately, we fully expect a legion of jackasses to flood the internet and blame this on the fact that the new Ghostbusters movie stars women.


Pirate Bay Founder Will Sue The Recording Industry For A Change

Last week the Helsinki District Court decided that Peter Sunde, one of the co-founders of file-sharing portal The Pirate Bay, owes quite a bit of money to the music industry. Specifically, he owes a coalition of Sony Music Entertainment, EMI, Universal Music and Warner Music $US400,000 ($533,429), as reported by Torrent Freak. His response? No, screw you.


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