The Hype Machine

3 05 2010

The Hype Machine: Streaming EVERYTHING

There is no question that the music industry is changing.  Guitars, drums, and pianos are being left behind for samplers, synths, and drum machines.  The album is dead and the single rules.  Every day some company out there is dreaming of taking down iTunes, and Apple is working even harder to make sure that doesn’t happen.  It is now easier then ever for an amateur musician to create and share their music with the world.  So with the internet exposing listeners to an unlistenable amount of unique music (some good, some great, most awful), how can listeners sift through the garbage and find the gold? Read the rest of this entry »

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What I’m Listening To – Beach House: Teen Dream

3 05 2010

The members of Beach House not surprisingly in front of a sunset

For anyone who has never heard a Beach House song before, you should be able to get the gist of their musical style from their name.  It is exactly the type of music that you would imagine to be on repeat if you owned a beach house and had nothing to do with your time but relax and watch the clouds go by. Read the rest of this entry »