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The day had finally come. I'd worn my extra pair of Sennheiser HD-280 Pro's out. After a decade, the headband was wrapped in electrical tape, the cushions on the band and ears were starting to crumble. Everything else was fine and I know I can get replacements, but rather than do that I opted to […]
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the most iconic classical composer of all time. It’s a status not just drawn from the fact that he’s behind some of the most recognizable pieces of music ever written, but also because of the prodigious nature of where these works came from. We’ve all heard the stories; he started composing […]
This is a strange post to find in the "Lessons" section of the blog, but let me explain. "Never waste a good marketing opportunity." 50 Cent is a master marketer in terms of never letting the spotlight die if he doesn't want it to. He'll fake beef with another rapper, he'll piss off the IRS […]
Depending on where you’re at in the South (Georgia, perhaps), this Charlie Daniels Band classic may as well be considered the 2nd National Anthem. It's been covered a billion times by a million bands, the story has been animated, done with stop-motion and claymation, turned into children's books, and more. Still from Primus' rendition and […]
On February 27th, 2017, the NoCro News dropped some serious fire. Totally unexpectedly. This is a small, obscure Youtube channel that posts the daily NoCro News clips and usually gets a few dozen views, but on this fateful day, anyone who watched it was in for a surprise. If you want to talk about underground, […]
Listen. Vinyl flat out sounds better, and if you don't believe me then you're an idiot. Digital music sounds cold and lifeless. I hate being able to "hear through" a digitally perfect mix and recording. That's why I only listen to vinyl records now. The noise floor isn't "exaggerated," that's just how it is... it's […]