Related: I have spent a lot of freakin' time with air conditioners lately, and just finished re-writing the Wirecutter guide to the Best Air Conditioners, in case you need some help staying cool this summer.
The great Dr. Lonnie Smith who has been pushing the edges of jazz organ since the 1960s died yesterday at age 79. Smith recorded groundbreaking sessions for Columbia Records and Blue Note, eventually creating cross-genre collaborations with the likes of The Roots, Norah Jones, and, most recently, Iggy Pop. IFrom NPR: Musically, Smith wove an… READ THE REST
Zach Lapidus Music posts this with apologies to… everyone. And if you're not hip to the magic of the original Seinfeld theme, you should know that the theme song was slightly different in every episode. Below, composer Jonathan Wolff talks about his iconic improvised music for a show about nothing that really was everything. "I… READ THE REST
"Jazzkeys" was created by Plan8, a design firm that does music/sound for brands, film and interactive what-have-yous. It's a word processor that plays music as you type — each keypress is translated into a piano note, which the software strings together in a vague improvisation, in realtime. When you're done typing a message, you can… READ THE REST
It seems like everyone and their brother is a photographer or videographer these days. After all, our smartphones have high-quality cameras that allow us to snap publish-worthy shots and videos in a matter of seconds. However, if you're looking to take a modest hobby and turn it into something truly professional, you should get your… READ THE REST
The work from home revolution has rapidly become the work from anywhere revolution. But not everything has caught up to this new style of work, including the technology that powers digital nomads. Rebel workers can find all the tools they need with the DUEX Lite laptop screen, a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited, and unlimited… READ THE REST
We all know someone who is a terrible snorer or, maybe, that person is us! Either way, everyone hates snoring. The bad news is, it can be tough to stop because we aren't aware of what may be causing the snoring in the first place. The good news is, the VVFLY Smart Snore Eye Mask… READ THE REST