That’s not to say that the TPS-L2 pocketable though. It’s too tight of a squeeze in a pants pocket though it could fit in a loose jacket pocket. To solve the portability issue, Sony included a case that let you strap it to your waist. What started out as a necessity eventually became a marketable, fashionable image that Sony used to attract more buyers. You want to be trendy and culturally relevant? Go buy a Walkman.
Dropbox announced some cool new things today: First, they dropped Carousel, a place to store all your photos and videos. And then my favorite email app, Mailbox, is getting a Mac app (which I am particularly excited about) and coming to Android.
This morning an update was posted over at www.asilaydying.com on the current happenings and individual futures of all the bands' members. For Jordan, Josh, Nick, Phil, management, and record label, this was an interesting first time read as all parties were oblivious to its construction, intent, and release.
Though Tim is the only one with access to the As I Lay Dying site, the rest of us have been releasing content through our personal social media accounts to reveal that we are carrying on in a new band. Our truest intentions were to make this unveiling...
An Aphex Twin album from 1994, titled Caustic Window, that never saw official release cropped up on Discogs recently, with a seller asking for more than $13,000 for their test press. After negotiations between Rephlex Records and the seller, it appears that a complicated deal to distribute 500 downloads via Kickstarter for about $16 has been established, with the physical copy being sold on eBay after the completion of the campaign. The last album of entirely new music from Aphex Twin was released in 2001.
Gambles, an artist who released one of my favourite albums of last year with his debut Trust, has announced a new EP titled I Can't Keep Still When It Come To You. The release is due for April 28th and you can check out the lead track from it, titled "You Won't Remind Me", in the replies. The track was mixed by BOOTS who is more recently known for working on Beyoncé's latest album.
As I Lay Dying have released a lengthy statement about their current situation. While the future of the band remains uncertain, the remaining members are moving forward with a new project fronted by Oh, Sleeper guitarist Shane Blay. New material from vocalist Tim Lambesis will also be surfacing in the near future.
There have been a lot of questions from fans over the past year and we'll hopefully be able to provide more answers over time. However, this update is only to address things related to AILD's future.
Originally, we said we'd update fans as soon as we knew more. We apologize for not sticking to that. It seemed best to wait until definitive news came in with a specific timeline....
An entrepreneurial young artist has taken some classic Blink-182 album art (Take Off Your Pants..., Enema of the State and Untitled) and redesigned them into some pretty high quality posters for your bedroom, guest bedroom, rec room, pool house or jacuzzi dealership. Check them out in the replies, and go here to get yourself one or two or three.
Marika Hackman will release her Deaf Heat EP on April 14th but you can now stream the whole thing ahead of its release here. Fans of Lykke Li may want to check this out as the EP also features a cover of "I Follow Rivers".
Riff Raff has announced his first ever headlining tour. The tour's in support of his new album, Neon Icon. which is dropping this Spring via Mad Decent. Head to the replies to find out where you can find the madness.
Chuck Inglish held a listening party for his new solo album, Convertibles, on Friday at Red Bull Studios with producer Mike Einziger (Avicii "Don't Wake Me Up") detailing the production process behind each track. You can check out some photos from the event here. And if you haven't already, you can stream Convertibles on Rdio.
Apparently Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala (The Mars Volta) have buried the hatchet and formed a new band - Antemasque. They've also recruited former Mars Volta member Dave Elitch on drums and the legendary Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers on bass. You can watch a short teaser video in the replies.
A Flickr user has reimagined famous album covers like Born In The USA, Dark Side of the Moon and Nevermind from a different viewpoint. Check out some examples in the replies and the rest of the coolness right here.