Ohrenschmaus 12/2013

Ich habe meine iTunes Gutscheine genutzt um mir ein neue Musik zu beschaffen. Nach einigen Stunden Probehören und etlichen Klickorgien ist bei mir folgendes auf der Festplatte aufgeschlagen:Adel Tawil – LiederFamily of the Year – HeroAvicii – TrueCome Clarity – In FlamesApocalyptica – Amplified, A Decade of Reinventing the CelloNicht bei iTunes gekauft, sondern...

Music recommendation: Red Fang

A co-worker of mine made me aware of this awesome band, called ‘Red Fang‘. I got immediately hooked and purchased all their albums on ‘Bandcamp‘:Whales and LeechesMurder the MountainsRed FangEspecially the song ‘Wires’ and the according video caught my attention. Not sure why, but I think it is the...

What is music worth to you?

While looking out for independent games, I found “Dear Esther” a couple of weeks ago. I watched some reviews of the game and was fascinated and thrilled by its soundtrack. It is composed and performed by Jessica Curry, a highly awarded and independent composer from England.All 17 tracks describe...

Spotify

I cannot understand the hype Spotify caused. I think it is a great tool — like last.fm — to find new music genres and artists, but why the hell should I download a tool and pay for it? Last.fm is offering me more, and is free, with optional subscriber support....