Category Archives: Awesome Audio!

Self-Sustained Record Player

Source: http://gizmodo.com/5496452/cardboard-record-sleeve-doubles-as-record-player I came across this, obviously it’s completely novel and totally awesome. I’m interested to hear how the audio gets amplified through the cardboard. Read Gizmodo’s relatively short article here. Advertisements

Favorite albums of 2009

These albums are my favorites for 2009. I’ve listed them in no particular order, because all of them are awesome! I’d like to thank Ryan Richter for introducing me to DAWES, and Doug Lloyd for St. Vincent. Good calls, boys! Click on an album above to view in iTunes. 1. Wilco – Wilco (The Album) […]

U2 360° Tour

The Hooky staff had a chance to see U2 in concert at the Rose Bowl. The show was the biggest in Rose Bowl history, and certainly the largest show I’ve ever been to. We had amazing seats in the fourth row, amidst 96,000 screaming U2 fans. It was pretty surreal. Slash played guitar for The […]

Musician Spotlight: Band of Skulls

Source: Wikipedia and http://www.bandofskulls.com Wkipedia says: Band of Skulls is a British alternative rock band that formed in 2008 in Southampton, England. It consists of Russell Marsden (guitar, vocals), Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), and Matt Hayward (drums), who formed a band after they all met in college. Initially, they played at night clubs in the […]

Finally, we can all be T-Pain!

Source: http://bit.ly/12GKoO At first glance, this may seem to be the most ridiculous iPhone app yet. It’s actually quite genius…if you’ve ever wondered what your voice sounds like “auto-tuned” then search no further. T-Pain’s got the hook-up! The screen shots below are pretty self explanatory. Check it out, shawwtty!

Neurosonics Audiomedical Lab

Source: http://www.vimeo.com/6223439

Artist Spotlight: Moldover

Source: http://www.moldover.com Moldover.com says: Known to 400,000 YouTube viewers as “The Godfather of Controllerism”, Moldover has become the inspiration for a new generation of musicians and DJs. Famous for building, hacking and playing controllers with virtuosic skill, his dynamic performances transfuse new life into electronic music. With appearances on national television, coverage in major music […]

Major Lazer – Pon De Floor

Source: http://vimeo.com/5936810 Eric Wareheim from Adult Swim’s “Tim & Eric Awesome Show:  Great Job!” latest music video for Major Lazer. Wareheim has also directed incredibly unique music videos for MGMT, Ben Folds, and The Bird and the Bee. Warning: This video is a bit spicy at parts.

Music You Should Be Listening To

The above album covers link to iTunes for purchase. Below, I have listed the Artist and Album Name, as well as two recommended tracks. Please feel free to comment your recommendations, as we are always looking for tasty new jams. Enjoy. 1. Tortoise – TNT Swung From The Gutters I Set My Face To The […]