Monthly archives: July, 2012

Tech Talk News: Eminem Breaks Facebook Record

Eminem is now officially the most liked person in the world, according to Facebook. Marshall Mathers set a Facebook record by being the first person to reach 60 million likes. Em is the only rapper in the top three and averages about 24,000 likes per day but a certain songstress is catching up to him…

Meek Mill Covers The Source

With his debut album dropping next month, Meek lands his first solo cover on The Source’s Aug/Sept 2012 issue. The magazine arrives on newsstands August 7, but peep the excerpts below. His upcoming debut album, Dreams & Nightmares: “It’s all about me thinking what type of first album am I gonna present to the people. [I…

DJ Whoo Kid Interviews Nelly

Nelly appeared on the Whoolywood show over the weekend. He spoke on his relationship with T.I., passing on Paris Hilton for Apple Bottom, his single with Breezy, presidential election and more. Gee guys, thanks for the image of Oprah dropping down and getting her eagle on.

Snoop Dogg Reincarnated Film Trailer

To coincide with his next album, Reincarnated, Snoop will document his travels to Jamaica where he records the reggae-influenced album with Diplo and his transition to Snoop Lion. If you haven’t yet, listen to the first single “La La La” here and look out the film to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on…

Jay-Z Executive Producing NBA 2K13

PSA: Judging by the promo clip above, the music provided in NBA 2K’s next installment will be managed by Shawn Carter. The video game is set for a October 2 release. rtny via life+times via Rap Radar

Music Educator Profile: Pianist and Professor Eduardus Halim

n this clip from – Concert pianist and Professor of Piano at New York University’s Steindhardt School Eduardus Halim discusses his career as a pianist, what it was like studying with the great Vladimir Horowitz, and some of the subtleties of playing the piano that he tries to impart to his own students —…

Big Fish Audio – Guitarra Spanish Guitar Loop library checking out a new spanish guitar loop library from big fish audio with a custom kontakt interface

Sonic TALK 276

Sorry about the audio delay, something got screwed up in the recording. Summer has hit here and we’re all sweltering and loving it, first up we talk the new Youtube Gold awards, then the brilliant Theremin from EtherealTristesse and Electro Harmonix, the engimatic A.I.R/M-Audio Ignite software package, and finally we talk about the new Dark…

Stephen Makmus, Guitar God, Gets Real on Soft Focus

an asks Stephen Malkmus the eternal question: Did Pavement shred? Or did they rock? Stephen Malkmus submits to Ian’s tender interrogation in this edition of Soft Focus. Getting started, Ian asks what it’s like to be raised on the faux-Mississippi Delta. After Stephen reveals his distaste for the art world, Ian asks about the lasting…

Pensado’s Place : Into The Lair #21: Using Distortion on your tracks

Dave Pensado shows you how to use distortion to help apply color to elements of your mix.