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DT Exclusive: Watch Dreamcar’s debut video from the perspective of any band member

Digital Trends has the exclusive on new alt-rock supergroup Dreamcar's debut music video 'Kill for Candy,' which was shot exclusively with wearable cameras. Check it out!
April 13, 2017
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Watch: IBM uses artificial intelligence to make music with Phony Ppl

IBM's artificial intelligence program Watson Beat uses digital audio from users to composes original music based. We brought that technology to futuristic R&B group Phony PPL to see if actual musicians could find a cool way to use it.
March 22, 2017
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Three ways Spotify and Apple Music can make Tidal’s Track Edit feature a game-changer

Tidal's Track Edit feature allows subscribers to change the sound of almost any song they can stream on Tidal. Spotify and Apple Music could unlock its full potential by adding their own editing features.
February 19, 2017
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Don’t settle for off-the-shelf: Fender’s Mod Shop lets you design the guitar you want

Because even the most mega of mega-centers can't stock everything, Fender offers an online system designed to let guitarists and bassists customize their own pro-level instrument. Introducing the Fender Mod Shop.
December 28, 2016
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Got vinyl? Fluance’s RT80 and RT81 turntables offer affordable excellence

Whether you're looking to revive your vinyl collection or getting into spinning wax for the first time, Fluance's new affordable turntables are classy, high-performance options worth checking out
August 28, 2016
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DJ Funk Flex explains why software DJs can't touch him, why he called out Drake

DJ Funk Flex has been spinning vinyl for over 25 years and while he appreciates the new era of music, he has a few gripes with this generation. In our interview he speaks on not using DJ software like Serato and why he was disappointed in Drake.
June 10, 2016
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#nofilter: DJ Funk Flex would rather rant on the radio than on Twitter

Hot 97's DJ Funk Flex and Hot in Tech host Tat WZA spoke about the change in Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert, why software DJ's are not as good as Funk Flex, and how artists signing exclusive deals with streaming services is not bad for music.
June 3, 2016
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YouTube Music isn’t ready to be your daily music driver just yet

With Spotify and Apple Music already dominating a music-streaming market will YouTube Music be able to leave it's mark in the genre? We went hands-on in this video review.
November 23, 2015
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KEF’s new M100 headphones are stylish and comfortable, inside and out

Follow us on a test drive with KEF's new M100 in-ears, part of the second generation of headphones offered by the long-established British brand. Crafted from quality components, the M100 mix style and substance into a lovely cocktail at the $150 price point.
September 27, 2015
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Hang anywhere with the Swimmer Duo and Swimmer Jr. waterproof Bluetooth speakers

Polk audio's "BOOM" division has added some new waterproof speakers to go with the popular Swimmer. Joining the fold is the new Swimmer Jr, as well as the Swimmer Duo, which lets you link up two speakers for double the fun.
September 16, 2015
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Hi-res audio was big at IFA 2015, but are you willing to pay for it?

Hi-res audio faces an uphill battle for consumer attention, but Sony and others at IFA 2015 are doing what they can to bring them around. Through education and backroom dealings, hi-res audio is making a play for your cash.
September 7, 2015
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Spotify counter-punches, adds new features to match Apple Music

Spotify has maintained a position as debatably the best music-streaming service for years, but then Apple Music arrived and changed the industry. In this quick video, we take a look at how Spotify has reacted to its competition and examine its plans for staying on top.
August 9, 2015
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U-Turn Audio’s Orbit is, by far, the best bang for your buck we’ve seen in a turntable

Whether you're rediscovering vinyl or getting into records for the first time, you owe it to yourself to get a turntable that will sound great, not just ... well, sound. U-Turn Audio's Orbit turntable offers an ideal blend of sweet sound and affordability.
August 1, 2015
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JVC XX Elation Bluetooth headphones: Surprisingly solid sound, expectedly low price

JVC's budget-friendly Bluetooth headphones surprised us with their balanced sound, optional bass boost, and impressive battery life. For $150, it's hard to do much better.
July 13, 2015
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Ultimate Ears’ Roll portable speaker takes a dunkin’ and keeps on thumpin’

Ultimate Ears follows up the success of its portable speaker lineup with a new addition: The UE Roll. Light, loud, durable and waterproof, the Roll is poised to be a hit with outdoor adventurers this summer.
June 21, 2015
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Torque takes personalization to the extreme with its line of customizable headphones

Torque takes the notion of customization to the extreme with a new line of headphones that lets users swap parts in order to adjust the sound signature.
June 13, 2015
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Style meets substance in the Marshall Headphones Major II | Video Review

Those looking for affordable headphones with style, comfort, durability, and performance will want to check out the Major II from Marshall Headphones. Adding upgrades across the board, this sequel offers serious value for your Benjamin.
May 31, 2015

Spotify vs. Tidal: Can a star-studded newcomer upend the current king?

With more than 10 million subscribers, Spotify maintains a strong hold on streaming, but Jay Z's upcoming Tidal wants to woo listeners too. Who reigns supreme when you strip away seniority and celebrity endorsements?
May 17, 2015
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Turn it up: Creative’s Sound Blaster Roar is a lion in a den of housecats

The Sound Blaster Roar might look like just another Bluetooth speaker, but once you get a closer look, it's immediately apparent this speaker was designed for much, much more.
April 19, 2015
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Adjust the noise with Parrot’s Zik 2.0 wireless noise-cancelling cans

Parrot's Zik 2.0 wireless noise cancelling headphones have all the features you'd expect from a company that builds drones as its bread and butter. But are these feature rich cans a little too complicated?
March 28, 2015
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Get a good look at Sennheiser’s new Momentum Wireless headphones

Sennheiser has suped up its Momentum headphones in the new Momentum 2.0, which pack a serious punch of features, and a serious price tag to match.
March 9, 2015
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