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Mozart & Music Piracy in 1770: The Vatican’s Miserere

Sunday - Apr 23, 2017 Interesting

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 […]

Did 50 Cent Throw the Worst First Pitch Ever on Purpose? (Yes)

Tuesday - Apr 11, 2017 Lessons

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 […]

The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Looking for a Washing Machine

Wednesday - Mar 22, 2017 Interesting

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 […]

NoCro News Drops an Insane Rap Video in the Morning Broadcast

Tuesday - Mar 21, 2017 Life

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, […]

Vinyl Sounds Better. Open Your Friggin' Ears, Idiot.

Monday - Mar 20, 2017 Satire

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 […]

How Do I Keep My Neighbor From Hearing My Subwoofer?

Monday - Mar 20, 2017 Science

Ah, the classic concern of good music-loving neighbors everywhere: "Can I use a subwoofer without getting a noise complaint from my neighbors?" The fact that you're asking this first before you just start bumping the bass is fantastic, because it means you have a chance to be proactive about it.  If you live in an […]