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Apple Music - Apple's New Streaming Service

Apple Music - Apple's New Streaming Service

The streaming music marketplace is pretty saturated, but if anyone can make a dent in it it's Apple. After a year of chatter, Apple's service is on the way. Apple Music, which is coming to the company's devices on June 30 and eventually in the form of an Android app, will cost ...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

The Keys Keyboard Responds to Gestures

The Keys Keyboard Responds to Gestures

Packing all the features of a full-size keyboard into something the size of Keys is not easy. To do so, the creators of the USB MIDI instrument got clever by implementing gesture controls to add functionality. What does that mean? Well, simply wave your hand up and down over some...

Led Zeppelin Albums Remastered With Bonus Material

Led Zeppelin Albums Remastered With Bonus Material

From late night karaoke sessions to cover band encores, the importance and influence of Led Zeppelin requires absolutely no explanation. They're estimated to have sold between 200 and 300 million units worldwide. They're one of the top five best-selling music artists in the US. E...

The Curated Netflix For Vinyl

The Curated Netflix For Vinyl

Are you tired of crate digging at your local record shop for that gem you might never find? Does your record collection need some variety? Do you want music recommendations from human beings instead of algorithms? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you should check ou...

TRS-80 "Formula '71" Music Videoplay

TRS-80 "Formula '71" Music Video

TRS-80 is a band from Chicago built on a foundation of live drums and analog synthesizers. They just released a video for their track "Formula '71" that's set to four minutes of Steve McQueen's Le Mans. Here's hoping they re-release a Special Edition of the movie set completely t...

Animated Album Covers

Animated Album Covers

There might have been a time when you looked at a Pink Floyd album cover and saw it move because of something you inhaled or ingested, but these album covers do so without any drugs necessary. Take a look at some of JB's work, and click-through to his Tumblr to see the rest. ...

400 Hours of U.S. Open Tennis Music From James Murphy

400 Hours of U.S. Open Tennis Music From James Murphy

Leave it to the man behind LCD Soundsystem to make tennis interesting. In partnership with IBM (yeah, that IBM) and the U.S. Open, James Murphy is creating live stream musical tracks using data collected from each of the matches. When all is said and done, they estimate there wil...

8 New Tracks You Should Know

8 New Tracks You Should Know

Since buying full albums is basically a thing of the past, you probably have a lot of tracks to listen to while trying to find new songs to download or add to your Spotify playlists. Every few weeks we're going to help you out with 8 new ones you should know. Spotify N...

8 New Tracks You Should Know

8 New Tracks You Should Know

Since buying full albums is basically a thing of the past, you probably have a lot of tracks to listen to while trying to find new songs to download or add to your Spotify playlists. Every few weeks we're going to help you out with 8 new ones you should know. Spotify Ne...

Vinyl Me, Please Is Your Record Of The Month Club

Vinyl Me, Please Is Your Record Of The Month Club

Do you remember those old music of the month clubs that you probably tricked your mom into letting you sign up for? You'd take a bunch of stickers of albums you wanted from their book and put them on the order form and FIVE ALBUMS FREE!!! Except you were almost certainly committe...