These buds do not require battery power, which is nice. When you place them in your ears, things get quiet. The tips (which come in 5 different sizes) fit into your ear and block the outside noise, effectively isolating what you hear to what is piped in… more »
Last.fm is my latest obsessive project. It is, on the surface, a run-of-the-mill steaming audio site. What it offers, however, is much more robust. The majority of sites that feature streaming audio allow you to choose and rate artists and songs that… more »
Blink-182 was a punk-rock band formed in Southern California in the early 1990s. The band is best known as Mark Hoppus, Tom Delonge and Travis Barker, though Barker joined the band in 1998. In 2005 the band went on what they first described as an "in… more »
The rap world has turned into too much of a business. With the record label pyramid scheme where each artist signs his buddies from the hood for one hit song that allows them to make $7 while there is windfall profit across the top, the emphasis is not… more »
I have good news. The six-piece hip-hop crew Jurassic 5 is slated to release its third album. The group, made up of rappers Chali 2na, Akil, Zaakir and Mark 7even with DJs Nu-Mark and Cut Chemist, expects its new album to be in stores on June 27, 2006… more »
The album Duets: The Final Chapter was released on December 20, 2005. The tracks are a mixture of archived flow from Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie) and current day artists. The album is 100% collaboration. One track, "Nasty Girl", has Biggie saying "Fingers… more »
For years (and a handful of albums) Mike Doughty was vocalist for the band Soul Coughing. The band split up in 2000, now Mike is working on his solo career.
Mike has now released two solo albums as his second (Haughty Melodic) was released this pa… more »