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The Mountain Goats are back to soundtrack your D&D campaign, plus more of this week’s top music recs

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify.Read more… Source: Kotaku | The Mountain Goats are back to soundtrack your D&D …

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Stream Apple Music for free on American Airlines flights

Using your streaming services outside of your home's WiFi network (or your data plan) is either a challenge or plain expensive. And inflight? Forget it. That data is way too expensive. For American Airlines passengers and Apple Music users, there's a… Source: Engadget | Stream Apple Music for free on American Airlines flights

'Baby Shark' has gone so viral it's now a Billboard Top 40 song

Unless you spent the latter half of 2018 on the moon with your hands over your ears, it's highly likely you're at least aware of Baby Shark, the infectious kids' song and scourge of parents everywhere. So popular is this viral sensation that it's now… Source: Engadget | 'Baby Shark' has gone so viral it's …

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Sony and Rhapsody prep an audiophile streaming service for Japan

It's notoriously difficult for streaming music services to get a foothold in Japan — this is a country where CDs still reign (72 percent of music revenue was for physical media in 2017). All the same, Sony and Rhapsody are giving it a shot. They'r… Source: Engadget | Sony and Rhapsody prep an audiophile streaming …

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Video Game Music Performed With Steel Drums Has Changed My Life

I’m not the kind of person who enjoys covers of video game songs. The Sonic The Hedgehog theme is just fine the way it is, thank you. But now I have encountered Steeldrumband’s reconfigurations of classic video game music on YouTube, and I might have to change my whole position.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Video …

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'Stranger Things' compilation earns Grammy nomination for Netflix

The 61st Grammy Award nominations were revealed Friday morning and Netflix shows and documentaries were among the nominees once again. Stranger Things picked up a nod for the second season's compilation soundtrack, while a documentary about legendary… Source: Engadget | 'Stranger Things' compilation earns Grammy nomination for Netflix

Mighty Vibe review: A much improved iPod Shuffle for Spotify

I'll admit it. When Mighty was first announced in 2016, the prospect of a standalone, offline Spotify player was an exciting and attractive concept — especially for this subscriber. I got my hopes up. Plus, the tiny device was about the size and sha… Source: Engadget | Mighty Vibe review: A much improved iPod Shuffle …

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Alexa can tell you when your favorite artists release new music

If you're an Amazon Music subscriber in the US, you can receive notifications when your favorite artists drop new music, simply by asking Alexa to follow them. All you need to do is say something like "Alexa, follow Anderson .Paak on Amazon Music" or… Source: Engadget | Alexa can tell you when your favorite artists …

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Spotify officially lets artists submit songs for playlist consideration (updated)

Spotify now believes it's fully ready to give artists a shot at stardom through its well-known playlists. After a beta test in the summer, the streaming music service has officially opened its playlist submissions to all musicians. An up-and-comer no… Source: Engadget | Spotify officially lets artists submit songs for playlist consideration (updated)

The Games That Inspire Coheed And Cambria's Sci-Fi Saga

Claudio Sanchez is a rock star. His band, Coheed and Cambria, has millions of fans across the world. His cascading mane of heavy metal hair is the envy of other musicians and prides of lions alike. The secret to Sanchez’s success: being a giant nerd.Read more… Source: Kotaku | The Games That Inspire Coheed And …

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Reason Compact puts a free music synthesizer on your phone

While Propellerhead's Reason is a staple editing tool among many musicians, you've never really had access to it on the phone — just narrowly-focused apps. The company is giving you something a little more powerful this time around, though. It's l… Source: Engadget | Reason Compact puts a free music synthesizer on your phone

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