Music


Wooden Record Dividers by Kate Koeppel Design

If you’re the kind of person who listens to vinyl records and also digs good typography, you’ll love using these beautiful, laser-cut wooden dividers to keep your albums organized. They also work nicely for books and other physical media. There … (More)

Studio Ghibli’s Movie Soundtracks Are Now On The iTunes Store

Studio Ghibli fans rejoice: nearly all of their films’ original soundtracks are now available on the iTunes Store. We’re talking movies like My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, Ponyo, Kiki’s Delivery Service, and so many more. I’ve always loved the music … (More)

AcousticSheep SleepPhones

If you’re like me and have trouble sleeping at night, listening to relaxing music, nature sounds, or spoken-word materials can be a real sleep aid. The thing is, using headphones and earbuds while lying down gets uncomfortable quickly, especially if … (More)

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Print

Those of you unafraid to show off your love of musicals will appreciate this Singin’ in the Rain print by Brazilian illustrator Niege Borges. Even if you’re not a fan, you gotta admit she really nailed the water effects. The … (More)

‘III’ by George & Jonathan

Electronic music duo George & Jonathan recently released their fourth album, simply titled III. I would describe their style as infectious, funky-yet-mellow, and just plain fun. Their melodies are simple and catchy on the surface, but they layer instrument samples … (More)

‘Honestly’ by Gabe Bondoc

I don’t often write about music albums, but it’s kind of a chill Saturday for me and it feels fitting to mention my soundtrack at the moment, the recently-released Honestly by singer-songwriter Gabe Bondoc. I’ve been following this guy on … (More)

Plex — Media Streaming for iOS

Plex is one of the better solutions out there for organizing and streaming your movies and music between devices. Sign up for a Plex account, put the Plex Media Server app on your Mac, and then you can use the … (More)

Chicago Avenue Moon

Chicago Avenue Moon is an unexpected new app from Junecloud—the studio behind Delivery Status Touch—that blows my mind a little. It’s designed to generate a personalized soundtrack for the listener as they move about, but that description doesn’t tell the … (More)

Beats Music for iPhone

I’ve been a Spotify subscriber for a while (going on something like 2.5 years now), and although I’ve always loved the service, their iOS app has consistently felt a little lacking to me. I’ve tried Rdio as well, but never … (More)

Skullcandy Aviator Headphones

I own a set of Skullcandy headphones and I’ve also listened to friends’ sets, and while they usually look pretty cool, I would never have describe them as having “top-notch” sound. So when I heard about the Skullcandy Aviator Headphones … (More)

gTar

Learning how to play guitar is something I’ve always wanted to do, but like so many skills, getting started from scratch seems daunting. The gTar (pronounced with a soft ‘g‘) aims to make this part of the experience a lot … (More)

B&O BeoPlay H6 Headphones

A couple days ago, Andrew Kim published his review of the BeoPlay H6 headphones, and I was taken aback by how beautiful they are. I recommend heading over there to read the full review and check out the hi-res photos, … (More)

Pioneer A4 Wireless Speaker

If someone were to ask me what the best AirPlay speaker setup is, in most cases I would point them to the Sonos system. It’s super easy to set up, especially if you want multiple speakers throughout your house. But … (More)

TC-11 for iPad

TC-11 is a trippy, fully programmable, multitouch synthesizer app for iPad. Rather than fiddling with a bunch of knobs, you interact with the app by tapping and dragging your fingers around the screen. The sounds produced by the synthesizer depend … (More)

ScoreCleaner Notes

This one’s for the musicians out there. ScoreCleaner Notes allows you to play, hum, or even whistle a tune, and it will write out the musical notation for you, including the correct time signatures. It can even pick apart multiple … (More)

Audyssey Bluetooth Computer Speakers

It was two summers ago that we remodeled the basement to make space for my new office. My old office was upstairs, where you’ll now find my son’s room. My downstairs office is a bit smaller than my previous one, … (More)

Pick Punch

If music is supposed to make a statement, shouldn’t instruments have a voice, too? The $30 Pick Punch helps even your guitar picks pack a message. It can be used to create Standard 351 Shape guitar picks out of just … (More)

The Postal Service’s ‘Give Up’ Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition

10 years ago, I was a junior in high school. It was a very influential year in my life, and much of the music that I listened to while driving my first car around town still resonates with me. The … (More)

The OD-11 Cloud Speaker with Wireless Remote

We’ve already featured one speaker from this year’s CES, but couldn’t resist pointing out another upcoming item: the OD-11 Cloud Speaker. Astute audio enthusiasts may notice that both its name and design are an homage to the original Carlsson OD-11 … (More)

Personalized Brass Guitar Picks

If you’re looking for a special gift for the guitar player in your life, the Three Little Pixies Boutique on Etsy has you covered. For $21, they will ship you a brass guitar pick with a custom message engraved in … (More)

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