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#Daar Ergens // CD Release by Akwasi

By on Oct 17, 2014

Last week, Amsterdam rapper and theater writer Akwasi (Owusu Ansah) released his long expected album ‘Daar Ergens’ at the Mini Brand Store in Amsterdam. Together with vocalist Rob Dekay and band, Akwasi performed the complete album for the first time at a black-tie event. The rapper first made name for himself in the Dutch hip-hop scene with hip-hop formation ‘Zwart Licht’, which consists of rapper Leeroy, the producer Hayzee and himself. During his tours, he also found time to graduate from theater school and write different plays. One of them is called ‘Daar Ergens’. The album (translated ‘There Somewhere’) is a combination of hip-hop and pop, consisting of adaptations of the works of the now 10-year deceased singer and composter Bram Vermeulen, who is a great inspiration to Akwasi. The cd is brought out under the label Neerlands Dope, a new label set up by the rapper himself. The...

Finding Fela, the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life

By on Sep 2, 2014

Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world. The power and potency of Fela’s message is completely current today and is expressed in the political movements of oppressed people, embracing Fela’s music and message in their struggle for freedom. Finding Fela was directed by the Academy Award winning director, Alex...

MTV VMAs 2014 Playlist

By on Aug 27, 2014

Last Sunday saw the 2014 edition of the VMAs. Like every year, there are certainly talking points, like the amount of ‘Booty’ shaking going on, Taylor Swift trying to dance, Miley trying to good in this world, and this time not twerking, allof us wanting a Blue Ivy in our lives, and a few awards here and there. If for you it was about the music, then turn your speakers up and enjoy the MTV VMAs 2014 Spotify Playlist below!

Samsung Level

By on Jul 22, 2014

Looks like the premium headphones market just got some more competition. Samsung’s introduced Samsung Level, a portfolio of premium mobile audio products, featuring three premium headphones and a Bluetooth speaker — the Level Over, Level On, Level In and Level Box. Each product is crafted with quality and aesthetic in mind, while working seamlessly with smartphones and tablets. For instance, the Level Over is an over-ear headphone design that can be further customized using the Samsung Level app to fine tune the listening experience. Each Level product also syncs with Milk Music powered by Slacker, Samsung’s free music streaming service for select Galaxy devices. The Level Over, Level On, and Level In are offered in both black and white colorways. The Level Over is available for $349.99, Level On $179.99, Level In $149.99 and Level Box $169.99, exclusively via Gilt.com through the end...

#KINGOFORANGE

By on Apr 26, 2014

Beats by Dre created these special edition headphones to celebrate the most orange of all days, KINGSDAY! These mixr edition were created when David Guetta challenged Beats by Dr. Dre to create the perfect set of world-class ear cups. One year and thousands of prototypes later, created one of the lightest, loudest, and most durable headphones ever. Let’s make sure we a crazy orange party today! Congratulations Willy!

Aether Cone

By on Mar 13, 2014

More than 20 million tracks, Internet radio stations and podcasts are all available in the database of the Aether Cone. The smart system is able to learn and remember what you last heard and what content you most prefer. The controls are simple: You turn the dial to play the music, and if you liek what you hear, more like it will be played. If you want to change your selection, just turn the dial again. The button in the center serves as a pause button, but also gives you th echance to say a command to the device. A great little box, that does the thinking for you. Love it! More than 20 million tracks, Internet radio stations and podcasts are all available in the database of the Aether Cone. The smart system is able to learn and remember what you last heard and what content you most prefer. The controls are simple, turn the dial to play, if you like what you hear, you wiull hear more...

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