| Apr 6, 2012
When visiting my neighborhood record store in recent years, I've breezed past the front of the shop — and most of the compact disc-browsing shoppers — to get where I wanted to be: the rows of vinyl in the back.
Whether it was the warm...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| May 23, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Facebook is into file-sharing, don't ask me how -- i just figured out what "poking" is all about. And don't worry, I won't poke ya!
Anyway, this is Facebook's response to what it describes as the most requested feature for groups. You can upload files of...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:53 AM
A new study shows that young people who listen to loud music are more likely to drink, do drugs and have risky sex. The Chicago Tribune explains:
Researchers found that teens and young adults who spent a lot of time listening to loud music —...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Name: Finis SwiMP3 2G
What it is: a waterproof MP3 player that, rather than ear buds, transmits audio via bone conduction. The SwiMP3 has 2GB of storage, enabling a swimmer to listen to music, books on tape and podcasts with great sound. Swimmers...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:18 PM
As you celebrate the return of summer in the garden or out in the yard, the last thing you want to worry about is the safety of your phone or MP3 player. Listen to music and have your phone handy with the i1015 case from Pelican Products (www.pelican.com)...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Books and music go way back — at least as far back as the epic poets, whose tales of heroic deeds were sung to gathered Greeks long before they were stuffed between two covers for high school students. When singer-songwriter Joe Pernice signed his...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:39 AM
I first encountered Theresa Andersson at the Attucks Theatre in Norfolk where she played as part of the Discovery Music Series. What a discovery she was. A solo artist who mastered the art of using looping pedals, her set was tuneful and surprising....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Get a free $5 Amazon MP3 credit, free admission to South Florida venues and free Blockbuster rentals from Scott Products.
Create a Scott Shared Values account (it took one minute) and you you'll get instant access to coupons as well as freebies, deals...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:25 PM
An Evening with Branford Marsalis
Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu
In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:50 PM
What happened to the career trajectory of audio and video, for decades members of the same club? When quality counts, video is the superstar.
Television shoppers only want the best, so they look for a 1080p set. (Watch out, new Ultra HD televisions...