100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music UPDATE 12/10/13: We’ve released a follow-up to this post with 100 More Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music. Prepare yourself for another dose of Monday roundup madness! It’s time for another crazily comprehensive, yet carefully curated, look at an entire industry–the music industry to be specific. The Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are GIF images that combine still photography and video to produce a stunning effect. Typically, the entire GIF is motionless except for one or two elements, providing a brilliant juxtaposition between the motion and the motionless. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve collected 43 beautiful cinemagraph GIFs:
Top 10 Free Ways To Discover New Music Online Bored with your music and want to discover some new bands or singers? There are two main ways you can do that online. You can use services which create music maps, allowing you to explore artists similar in genre to the artists you already listen to. Or you can use music blogs and websites that showcase independent or up-and-coming artists, whether the music is being reviewed, or posted by the musicians themselves. Some of these websites have a community built around them, which gives fans the opportunity to interact directly with these new talents. National Jukebox LOC.gov WARNING: Historical recordings may contain offensive language. Read the disclaimer Now Playing... Elk's reunion march Le parlate d'amor El teléfono a larga distancia At the jazz band ball Everybody's jazzin' it Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile!
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Music, Arts & Culture : Free Audio : Download & Streaming collection eye Listen to this collection of 78rpm records and cylinder recordings released in the early 20th century. These recordings were contributed to the Archive by users through the Open Source Audio collection. Vinegar & Water Are All You Need for Super Shiny Hair Used Matches = Killer Smoky Eyes iVillage “Find a matchbook, then light and blow out a match,” advises Nadine Jolie of Nadine Jolie. The Nerve Mixtape With Robert Schwartzman The former Rooney frontman and general Hollywood man about town gives us a romantic playlist for the ages. by Alex Heigl Robert Schwartzman is best known for being the frontman of uber-California band Rooney, and yes, Jason Schwartzman's brother. But he's also an accomplished actor and musician in his own right, and is currently promoting his second album, Double Capricorn, sales of which benefit the Tibetan Healing Fund.