Cassette Tape Sales Were on the Rise in 2017

A proudly retro piece of tech sees a small bump.

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The Tiniest Record Player Actually Works

A novelty from 2004 that remains just as odd today.

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Mark Hamill Regrets Those 'Not My Luke' Comments
Hamill opened up about his public disapproval of Rian Johnson's visi…
Go Completely Wireless With These Treblab Earbuds
The Treblab X11 are bluetooth earbuds that are truly wireless—and co…
These Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds Deliver Great Sound on the Cheap

For $25, you don't have to sacrifice sound quality or comfort.

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Watch a Man Play a Guitar Duet With a Power Drill

Who knew a drill could be so musically talented?

The New Fender Strat Still Reigns Supreme

With a suite of subtle design improvements, playing a Fender Stratocaster has never felt better.

This Prop Daft Punk Helmet Is Better Than The Real Thing

The helmet comes with beat detection, MIDI and even wifi.

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America's Crumbling Bridges are Becoming Turntables

Our vinyl infrastructure has never been stronger.

Eerie Sounding DIY Organ Uses 49 Motors to Make Music

The homemade organ uses stepper motors and a series of spinning wheels to generate musical notes.

How Sam Phillips Invented the Sound of Rock and Roll

The unusual engineering behind a legendary sound.

Meet One of the Last Working Jukebox Repairmen

An art not entirely lost or forgotten.

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How to Play a Vinyl Record in the Stratosphere

Boldy remixing Carl Sagan where no one has remixed him before.

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Ingenious Wooden Contraption Lets You Play Guitar Without Learning

The Chordelia makes playing guitar as easy as pulling a lever.

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This Handmade Marble Music Machine Will Blow Your Mind

This guy DEFINITELY aced band class.

Kanye Busted Torrenting Music Software From The Pirate Bay

Well this is awkward...

Behind the Hype of Remastering Old Albums
Music labels seem to come out with new remastered versions of classic albums nearly every month. Does the extra engineering matter? Or …
Police Catch Man With 38 Phones Stuffed Down His Pants

He had taped his pant legs closed so he could fill them with loot.

Heavy Metal Activists Want to Name an Element for Lemmy

This is the only reason to use for Motörhead

This Classic Rock Record Is Made Completely of Concrete

For the hipster who is too cool for vinyl.

Confirmed: You Can Turn a Tortilla into a Record
Drop the be-rrito.
Listen to This Supercut of 'Star Wars' Sound Effects
The breaths, blasts, beeps, and pew-pews that made the 'Star Wars' universe feel real
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Music Streaming Is Making More Money Than Downloads
A major record label saw revenues flip for the first time.
Go on a Space Adventure in Jamie xx's New Music Video
Jam out to the latest song by The xx member while marveling at some mesmerizing space footage