5 Online Musical Events You Need To Watch

A slew of music festivals and concerts have been cancelled due to the pandemic and the accompanying quarantine. Fortunately, artists and organisations from all over the world have come together to upload performances on the internet so that audiences can enjoy music from the comfort of their own homes. To help you narrow the list down, we’ve chosen five online musical events, both by huge event halls and individual choir groups, that you need to watch. Read on below to see our picks and why you should check them out!…

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Our Gear Picks From NAMM 2019

The process of making music has changed a lot over the years. Tools such as FL Studio and Ableton Live have made it much easier to create your own music on your own terms, sparking a new movement in production. Indeed, technology redefined what it means to be a musician, and at the heart of exciting innovations is the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show. The NAMM lets companies debut their latest products and innovations, and has facilitated change in the music industry through the years. This year…

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Remembering Gregg Allman: Band Leader and Southern Rock Pioneer

The Allman Brothers Band may just be one of the most iconic bands to come out of the 1960s, which is why some people may find their origins a little surprising. Gregg Allman writes about the origins of the Allman Brothers Band in his memoir My Cross to Bear, revealing that the band was brought about by an electrifying Otis Redding concert that Gregg and his brother, Duane, attended back in the mid-60s. Unfortunately, this would be short-lived, as Duane had an unfortunate motorcycle accident on October 29, 1971. Gregg…

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New Vintage: Danelectro Introduces Eisenhower Fuzz, Breakdown Pedals

There’s no name more synonymous with god-like guitar playing than that of Jimmy Page. Along with his band Led Zeppelin, Page ascended to the pantheon of rock music in the 1960s with the release of what some consider to be the greatest rock album of all time — Led Zeppelin II. Aside from earning a well-deserved place in one of our Triple Vinyl Tuesday lists a few years back, Led Zeppelin is what has come to be known as the embodiment of vintage rock, of a time that has come…

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More than Just a Trend: How AI is Reshaping Fashion and Beauty

In fashion, AI has first been embraced by big brands such as Amazon, Adidas, and Zara. Adidas, for instance, has voice-assisted in-store robots, while competitors are now following Zara after it partnered with Jetlore for a consumer behavior prediction platform. Zara’s aim to create “full integration between store and online stock rooms” is becoming an industry trend. Across the fashion world, consumer-facing AI solutions have been focused on improving personalisation and customer experience. But AI has also crept into supply chain optimisation, inventory management, and other aspects of production. H&M…

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How Tech is Changing Tourism as We Know It

From finance and education to agriculture and entertainment, new and exciting technology is radically changing industries everywhere. This shift has also well and truly entered the world of tourism, with numerous tourist spots, travel agencies, and local governments doing their best to incorporate innovation and enhance travel experiences across the globe. Although many of these developments may seem quite flashy and futuristic, at its core, tourism is still very much about meaningful human interactions and great customer service — albeit with a 21st century update that had only previously existed…

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Biometric Payments to go Mainstream in 2019

Payments are becoming simpler. Mobile payment systems or person-to-person payment applications like PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, Apple Pay, and WeChat Pay lets you pay for services and purchases without using cash or cards. Nikki Hesford who runs her own marketing support company told BBC News that she only uses cash to pay her manicurist. She notes that it has made going out with friends easier: “One person will pay on a card and the others will transfer through an app. It takes seconds rather than minutes fussing around with who owes…

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4 Great Money Resolutions for Americans in 2019

Regardless of what kind of resolutions you have in mind for 2019, it’s always helpful to include a financial plan that isn’t particularly difficult to maintain throughout the year. After all, resolutions revolving around greater savings, better financial preparation, or smarter money management in general are always welcome changes — and what better time to begin than today? So if you have yet to start a new financial habit, take a look at some of these great money ideas: Start an Emergency Fund Emergencies may come in different, unwanted forms:…

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How Cryptocurrency Has Transformed the Gaming Industry

When gaming pioneer Atari launched its own cryptocurrency called “Atari Token” last year, it was the latest indication of how far the digital currency had come in the gaming industry. The Telegraph reported that the company’s shares increased by more than 60% after they launched the cryptocurrency. This signalled that there was a strong demand within the industry for change, especially in how gamers managed their in-game finances. Atari CEO Frederic Chesnais said: “Blockchain technology is poised to take a very important place in our environment and to transform, if…

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5 Best Men’s Grooming Products Perfect for Christmas Gifts 2017

As the yuletide season is upon us, there is no better way to spread holiday cheer than by finding and giving that perfect present for our loved ones. However, narrowing down the assortment of gift ideas can be a tough task for anyone. To aid your gift selection this year, we’ve gathered some of the best grooming products available on the market. Whether it’s for your father, brother, uncle, best friend, or even a treat for yourself, you can’t go wrong with good quality grooming products. Grown Alchemist Strengthening Shampoo…

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