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Let’s UnPop This: Repetitive Pop Music & The Shazam Effect

shockwebpic_repetitivemusicA must-read feature from The Atlantic looks into why the state of [pop] music is the way it is…repetitive, monotonous, homogeneous, super loud and compressed and in many cases, super cheesy.

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► Nelson Mandela Reggae Tribute Mix

shockleewebpic_mandelareggaemixSince Nelson Mandela’s passing on December 5, 2013, there have been several tribute mixes floating around the web paying their respects. This particular mix though, takes a different approach by featuring strictly reggae tunes, an effort that highlights the Mandela’s impact throughout the African diaspora.

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CBGB The Movie Trailer: 50,000 Bands And This

shockleewebpic_cbgbthetrailerSomebody made a movie about CBGB’s, the legendary live music venue in NYC that helped foster the development of some of the best known bands in music history, the U.S. Punk and underground Hardcore movement. We’re talking tons of bands such as the Ramones, The Misfits, Blondie, Talking Heads, Bad Brains, Beastie Boys and Murphy’s Law – just to name a few, all played there during it’s 33-year run from 1973-2006.

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PUBLIC ENEMY Officially Enters The ROCK AND ROLL Hall of Fame

shockleewebpic_PEinductedAnother one for the history books – PUBLIC ENEMY has been officially inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL Hall of Fame, the highest music honor in America. We congratulate our own Hank Shocklee for this massive achievement!

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#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

shockleewebpic_FF20Around the world, around the universe, the future is now! Tune in to some of the most recent headlines and developments that are coming soon near you.

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Research Finds Music Is Getting Sadder As The Years Go By

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that since 1965 the mood of pop songs has gotten sadder…is it a sign of the times or do we just prefer our music darker? Listen to this piece below from Studio 360 on what this new research means.

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Your Every Move Will Soon Be Tracked: Biometric Surveillance On The Rise

The U.S. is quickly turning into a surveillance nation as information on millions of Americans is being gathered and stored in huge biometric databases.

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#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

The world we live in is getting more and more interesting by the second, pretty soon we’ll all be rocking wearable tech, body mods and riding in driverless cars. Check out some of the latest things that are happening. Are you ready?…

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The Last 15 Years Of Apple Web Design

This is a must see for fans of web design and Apple, an interesting look at the last 15 years of Apple’s homepage web design compiled by Charlie Hoehn who used the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

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Watch The December 2012 Ableton Advanced Users Meetup

Watch the December 2012 Ableton Advanced Users Meetup in full.

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