The Hidden Radio

The cylindrical device shown below is actually a radio designed with simplicity in mind.   The HiddenRadio was created by John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen.  The volume is controlled by lifting the lid of the radio (which also reveals the speaker). Tuning is done by twisting the lid.   You can find out more information aboutContinue reading “The Hidden Radio”

Sheryl Crow Offering Free Album Download To Voters

Sheryl Crow is giving away free music — a tactic she calls the “Tupperware” party approach to inspiring young people to vote. The singer announced a plan today to give a digital copy of her album “Detours” to the first 50,000 people who register three friends to vote. “I hope people wake up and emotionallyContinue reading “Sheryl Crow Offering Free Album Download To Voters”

Brandi Carlile – Folsom Prison Blues

Here is a video of Brandi Carlile performing the Johnny Cash song, Folsom Prison Blues. We had a chance to hear Brandi play the song live at her great concert last Friday at the Oregon Zoo.   For her tour dates, please click HERE.  

‘The iTunes Download’ to Debut This Weekend

Premiere Radio Networks has announced the launch of ”The iTunes Download,” a new three-hour weekend countdown show hosted by iTunes Director of Music Programming Alex Luke. In addition to playing a selection of the 30 most downloaded songs from iTunes, the show will feature interviews with high-profile artists, celebrity playlists, and iMixes. President of PremiereContinue reading “‘The iTunes Download’ to Debut This Weekend”

David Cook Recording With Green Day Producer

David Cook has promised to make a rock record that’s true to himself, and the American Idol winner has confirmed that the studio maestro tasked with helping him realize that goal is Rob Cavallo. The producer has already lent his talents to high profile projects from My Chemical Romance, Kid Rock, and, most extensively, GreenContinue reading “David Cook Recording With Green Day Producer”

Would You Pay $5,000 For a Digital Print of Billy Joel?

How about Thelonious Monk? Charles Mingus? Or Miles Davis, pictured above? With CD sales tanking and a recession upon the land, Sony BMG is stretching out and selling photos from its vaults. And while some of the shots are beautifully vivid, and deeply appeal to consumer nostalgia, they’re nowhere near cheap. In fact, given theContinue reading “Would You Pay $5,000 For a Digital Print of Billy Joel?”

Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road

The Rocket Man just hooked up with the ice cream guys. Elton John has joined the rarified and rather delicious ranks of Stephen Colbert, Jerry Garcia, Monty Python, Dave Matthews and Phish, becoming the latest celebrity inspiration for a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor: Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road. The limited-edition treat will be rolled outContinue reading “Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road”

Feist on Sesame Street

Feist will appear on the 39th season of Sesame Street singing a modified version of “1,2,3,4”. The lyrics of “1,2,3,4” were altered so that the song is about counting chickens, penguins, and monsters, rather than love, or whatever it was about. The 39th season of Sesame Street premieres August 11th and will feature appearances fromContinue reading “Feist on Sesame Street”

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