Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: interesting

Read a 5th grade girl’s diary entry about discovering punk music

Badass Digest recently dug up this amazing note written by a fifth grader named Taylor-Ruth. In the letter, the young girl writes about how...

Here are America’s top 40 most musical colleges and what they’re listening to

After analyzing data from their student subscription campaign, streaming music service Spotify has been able to identify the top 40 universities that listen to...

Fan arrested for posting lyrics to Facebook: “They knew I wasn’t dangerous”

Last week, we heard about James Evans, a music fan in Kentucky who was arrested after he posted lyrics from the Exodus song “Class Dismissed” to his...

Alternative music fans buy the most merch

AtVenu (via Digital Music News) has released data that breaks down tour merch sales by genre and found that “alternative” and rock music fans...

Brazilian man has amassed “several million” vinyl records

The New York Times Magazine has ran a profile of Zero Freitas, a 62-year-old businessman from Brazil who owns a São Paulo bus line...

Classic album covers without the deceased band members

After the sad news of iconic drummer Tommy Ramone’s recent passing, an image of the Ramones’ debut LP began circulating with only Tommy on...

Goths rejoice: Scientists develop material so dark you can’t even see it

A British company has produced a material so black it absorbs all but 0.035 percent of visual light, which is the new world record apparently....

Fans willing to pay $6,000 to be buried near favorite musicians

The Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York, is dealing with a large number of jazz enthusiasts who want to be buried near such...

There are now public DJ booths in European parks

Dutch company Yalp has put these solar-powered, public, outdoor DJ booths (“Fonos”) in parks throughout the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark and Australia—because every public park needs...

Here’s what scratched vinyl looks like under a microscope

Vinyl scratching is apparently a hobby—not a worst nightmare!—for electronic musician Nick Zammuto. As endgadget points out, he cuts grooves into his LPs and...