Three Filmmakers Create Official Music Videos For Elton John Decades Later

The Cut, proudly supported by YouTube, invited filmmakers to create new music videos for old Elton John songs, none of which ever had music videos before. The three winning videos for Rocket Man, Tiny Dancer and Bennie and The Jets (all shown here) were judged by a panel of impressive film and music industry experts, including Elton himself and songwriting partner Bernie Taupin. Read more

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Wrensilva’s Loft Record Console is Big on Style, Little on Space

Thanks to the folks over at Uncrate, I was introduced to Wrensilva’s new Loft Record Console. Packed with the power of a full size console, analog and streaming audio, 300 watts per channel amplifier, a turntable, SONOS functionality, audio and RCA jacks, the Loft is designed to take up far less space than most record consoles. Read more

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KLŌS Carbon Fiber Travel Guitars Introduces Electro-Acoustic Model

With the help of a kickstarter campaign, Utah based KLŌS guitars, founded by brothers Adam and Ian Klosowiak introduced the first durable, affordable, and comfortable carbon fiber travel guitar in 2015. Now they have far exceeded their second Kickstarter goal to launch new acoustic electric model. Read more

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60 Best 2016 Best Of Lists – from Art to Entertainment to Tech.

When it comes to the things that interest me, I’ve turned to those sites, curators and magazines I feel are the best arbiters of taste for each category – be it products, experiences or services. Take a look at these experts’ picks from such categories as art, architecture, cars, interior design, photography, logo design, packaging, books, podcasts, video games, fashion, food, drink, music, gadgets, travel, websites, television, mobile apps, movies, videos and more for the best of 2016 in everything. Read more

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Not One But Two Hamilton Hanukkah Songs For You (And the Lyrics)

Big “Hamilton” fans, the two different a capella groups, Six13 and The Maccabeats, each created Hamilton-Inspired Hanukkah songs this year. Both groups adapted the original lyrics, yet went about it differently. Read more

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Corden’s Christmas Carpool Karaoke : Mariah, Elton, Adele, Gaga & More.

If this doesn’t get you in the Christmas Spirit, nothing will. On last night’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, viewers were treated to the ultimate Christmas Carpool Karaoke featuring many singing celebs having a wonderful time with the undeniably lovable Corden. Read more

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The World’s First Levitating Turntable Makes Music Magical.

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MAG-LEV Audio has created the world’s first levitating turntable. Designed for people who appreciate high quality sound and innovative design, the turntable integrates the uplifting experience of music into the turntable design itself. Read more

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The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience Lets You Rock With Queen

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Google Play worked with Enosis VR to bring Queen’s world to life in an interactive visual narrative, The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience. The virtual reality experiment invites you to experience the monumental Queen track like never before. The 3D, 360 degree journey features interactive elements and spatial sound, allowing you to step inside the music. Read more

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The Tech Behind The Chemical Brothers Wide Open Music Video

Directed by duo Dom&Nic, the latest music video for The Chemical Brothers’ Wide Open, featuring the vocals of Beck and the dancing of Sonoya Mizuno, may just look like some cool special effects to you. However, when looking at the immense amount of technological and digital work that went into the one, long unbroken take, you’ll have a new appreciation for the 5.5 minute long video. Read more

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