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Chew.tv is like Twitch.tv for aspiring DJs

Chew.tv, a live streaming portal, allows you to watch the best DJs perform from the comfort of your couch.

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This guy just bought 13 more record presses to keep up with vinyl demand

For midwestern record presser QRP, meeting the demand for vinyl's resurgence meant finding new vinyl presses. That's not an easy task when the last one was made in the early '80s.

Music

Pushing the aural envelope with high-res audio evangelist Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson doesn’t just prefer the clarity of high-resolution recordings, he’s genuinely dumbfounded by artists that choose not to make them in 2015. And his new album, Hand. Cannot. Erase. , is a perfect showcase of what it can sound like.

Features

Turn my headphones up! WHO says youth are permanently damaging hearing by blasting beats

Are you listening to your music too loud? The WHO thinks you do, and wants you to take action to save yourself from permanent hearing loss.

Music

Is Twitter Music in trouble? Project’s leader, Bob Moczydlowsky, calls it quits

Bob Moczydlowsky is abandoning his post as head of Twitter Music. We've got the details, plus analysis on what this means for Twitter Music.

Music

The AlphaSphere me is a ball of synthesized sounds built just for you

The audio designers at nu desine have unveiled their latest contraption, a pad-based audio controller called the AlphaSphere me making the rounds on Indiegogo.

Music

5 songs you need to hear this weekend

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Big Sean, Matt and Kim, Dan Deacon, and more.

Music

Get the Led out: Zeppelin escapes Spotify prison, lands on multiple streaming services

Having only recently joined the Spotify fold with an exclusive deal in 2013, Led Zeppelin's entire discography is now available across a host of streaming services, including the lossless service, Tidal.

Music

Spotify adds lyrics to desktop app so you can annoy the hell out of everyone nearby

Spotify is adding a lyrics button to its desktop app so you can sing along to your favorite tracks while testing the patience of those close by. The music streaming company also announced several other enhancements to its service on Thursday.

Computing

Shake it to make it: Real Booty Music turns twerking into dance beats

While twerking might seem like a modern trend, it has deep roots in the dance club scene. Headphone maker AiAiAi's newest project is a multinational effort to convert booty movements into dance beats with a little technological help.

Music

For alt-J, recordings are a ticket to the afterlife (so don’t mess up)

After going from a tiny British electronic act to headlining Madison Square Garden, the guys behind alt-J are coming to their grips with their fame – but one thing remains the same: Recording quality trumps everything.

Features

DT Giveaway: Enter to win a free Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

We're giving away a sleek and slim Bluetooth speaker. Enter to win here, and good luck!

Home Theater

Phiaton’s MS 100 BA will change what you expect from $100 ear buds

Phiaton's MS 100 BA in-ear headphones may not be the first balanced armature cans to break the $100 price barrier, but they might just be the first to do it right.

Home Theater

5 songs you need to hear this weekend

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Drake, Florence and the Machine, and more.

Music

Rock Band creator Harmonix responds to reports of a series revival

There's no official announcement of a Rock Band revival, but series creator Harmonix steps up to address the latest crop of rumors that suggest a new one is coming to PS4 and XB1.

Gaming

Pandora to let artists send audio messages to fans

Hey, Pandora users, your favorite artists are about to start posting audio messages for your listening pleasure, filling you in on the latest news regarding upcoming tours and new releases, or simply to say "hi."

Music

After decades propelling the B-52s with her throaty growl, Kate Pierson flies solo

On Guitars and Microphones, B-52s singer Kate Pierson gets a chance to break out of formation and fly solo – alongside Australian songwriter Sia – on a record that showcases unique vocals that could “cut through steel.”

Features

Shadow of Moroder: Electronic music pioneer is working on a mystery Tron game

Italian electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder is working on the soundtrack to a new and as-yet-unannounced Tron video game with prominent, young DJ Skrillex.

Gaming

Apple snags BBC Radio 1’s DJ Zane Lowe as hired gun for Beats

The DJ, producer, and curator has been a major influence on today's music scene, helping to launch the likes of Adele, Arctic Monkeys, and Sam Smith. But what will he do for Apple?

Music

Songs to stream this week: Incubus returns and Father John Misty writes a love song

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Father John Misty, Incubus, JD McPherson, Charli XCX, and many more.

Music

How to pull off the perfect Valentine’s Day at the very last minute

Valentine’s Day is just a day away, so you’d better get your plan together. Here’s a fail-proof guide on how to pull off the most romantic date in 24 hours.

How-To

How to make the perfect virtual mixtape for any occasion

Tapely, a free online music platform, allows you to make and share your own virtual mixtapes. Digital Trends will tell you how to use it to make the perfect mixtape for any occasion.

Music

After Kanye’s Grammy debacle, Beck and Beyoncé come together in new mashup

Kanye may have ruined Beck's Grammy moment over his love for Beyoncé, but that doesn't mean Beck and Bey are on opposing sides. This new mashup proves the two could definitely come together musically.

Music

I tried out these 8 Tinder alternatives, and didn’t get a single message

Tired of swiping? Try out these great dating apps that put a new spin on the time-honored practice of the one night stand. I did, though I ended up spending my night alone.

Mobile

After facing judges on The Voice, Michelle Chamuel faces the fire in the studio

After landing a runner-up position on The Voice in 2013, Michelle Chamuel steps back into the spotlight with Face the Fire, her first solo album and a hard-fought lesson in how to distill “the sound of emotion” in a studio.

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