Tag: music

Listen to Two Steps From Hell Albums on Extreme Music

Listen to Two Steps From Hell Albums on Extreme Music

I wrote about the group Two Steps From Hell recently. They make soundtrack music, and I love playing them at the house during game night. I’ve purchased three out of four of their albums, and like them so much I gave away their latest album away for free. The problem is that Two Steps From […]

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Public Service Announcement: Get Primal EP from Glitch Mob Member Ooah

Public Service Announcement: Get Primal EP from Glitch Mob Member Ooah

Josh “Ooah” Mayer of amazing musical group Glitch Mob has released a four track EP entitled Get Primal. This short and sweet four track EP is very close to Glitch Mob, but not quite as cinematic. I think Ooah (and LoBounce, the EP’s collaborator) sounds more like Glitch Mob meets Knife Party, in itself a […]

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Powered Portable Speaker Shootout

Powered Portable Speaker Shootout

I review three rechargeable powered portable speakers: iHome’s iHM60GT, the X-Mini II, and the Kinivo ZX100. They were all less than $20, and less than satisfactory.

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How to Get Spotify For the Amazon Kindle Fire … Sort Of.

How to Get Spotify For the Amazon Kindle Fire … Sort Of.

My frustration with apps for the Amazon Kindle Fire continues. In my first impressions write-up, I wrote that a huge drawback for me was the absence of critical apps in the Amazon app marketplace. I use Dropbox daily, and it isn’t present on the Amazon AppStore. I wound up installing it via an unsupported method, […]

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Amazon Fire: First Impressions and Purchase Decision Tree

Amazon Fire: First Impressions and Purchase Decision Tree

Here are my first impressions on the Amazon Kindle Fire. It is great for consuming Amazon video and music. The rest of the device is a complex web of expectations and past experience. If you’ve never owned a tablet or Android device before, have a lot of Amazon content, and want a tablet form factor for less than $200, the Fire may be for you. Everyone else has some tough decisions to make.

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Spotify Initial Impressions

Spotify Initial Impressions

My first impressions about Spotify, the on-demand streaming Internet music service that recently became available in the United States. I also compare it to suggestion engines like Pandora, and if the $10/month for the Premium service is worth your money.

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ME Electronics M6 Canalphones Review: From a Motorcyclist Perspective

ME Electronics M6 Canalphones Review: From a Motorcyclist Perspective

About a year and a half ago I did a comparison of two Skullcandy canalphones from a motorcyclist’s perspective. I was fortunate enough to be contacted ME Electronics with a request to review their M6 canalphones from a similar perspective. I think the M6 earphones are a great value, but they lack an important feature […]

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