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Archive for Music

5 Reasons why Apple (Finally!) Decided to Buy Beats

It’s official says Brian X. Chen, reporting for the NY Times: Apple, ending weeks-long speculation on the deal, says today that they’re buying Beats for $3 billion. While a little bit less than the $3.2 billion I reported back on May 8th, this is still a huge deal for both companies, and Apple’s largest acquisition […]

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Is Apple about to buy Beats in $3.2 billion deal?

We often hear about all the little purchases Apple makes. A mapping company here. An LED manufacturer there. A lot of little stuff but nothing touching their $100+ billion in they’ve got in reserve. Now it sounds like things are about to change in a BIG way. According to a report by Matthew Garrahan and […]

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Comparing the music streaming services, and my own history with music

I’m not just a DJ, I come from a family of musicians! My grandmother, Margaret Armstrong, taught piano for Baltimore City kids and eventually ran educational programs and then most famously founded the Baltimore School of the Arts. My brother Sean is a triple-threat musician! He’s a DJ, Producer, Writer & Artist. He’s the most musically […]

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Here Are Some Great Pics From Sunday Night’s GRAMMYs Viewing Party in NYC!

On Sunday night I had an amazing opportunity to co-host the official Recording Academy’s official NYC GRAMMYs telecast viewing party! There are tons more pics, so keep reading!

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Beats Music, a customizable and curated music service for AT&T customers, drops Jan. 21

Beats by Dre is already legendary for their headphones, but today there’s some really unexpected news—they’re launching a streaming music service called “Beats Music” that truly promises to shake up the competition!

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Checking out the hottest new headphones & devices in the Beats by Dre Suite at #CES2014

At the Beats by Dre suite here at CES, I was able to take some time to check out not just all of the latest headphones from Beats, including the Solos in a variety of amazing colors, the in-ear models, and the hot rechargeable wireless Beats. Keep reading and check the video!

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Tech Gifts for Music Lovers: The Best Online Streaming Service, Speakers for Every Budget and More

When it comes to tech gifts, there’s no shortage of options for music lovers, from streaming to speakers, and it’s easy to find a gift at any price point. First up, let’s look at cool speaker systems that will let you take advantage of your phone to give you quality music options either at your […]

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FUSE News: A look at Next Big Sound, the so-called “Moneyball of music”

What is Next Big Sound? Next Big Sound is a new company tracking our every like, download, share, tweet and more as they relate to our music listening, shopping, and purchases. Called the “Moneyball of music” by Forbes, Next Big Sound is putting all that data to work—by analyzing the way we find and acquire […]

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$35 Google Chromecast device beams music and movies to your TV from your smartphone, tablet or laptop

Chromecast is a little device you plug into your TV that allows you to seamlessly connect video and audio from your smartphone, tablet or even laptop to your television and home stereo system. And you can buy one for just $35, a price affordable enough to connect up every TV in your home. You can […]

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Inside New York City’s Legendary Chung King Studios (Fuse News)

Dubbed the “Abbey Road of Hip Hop”, Chung King Studios in New York City, founded by John King, earned an incredible reputation in the recording industry in the early days of hip hop. Not only the site where the earliest hits from the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, and Run-D.M.C. were are laid down on […]

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