Shazam is 20 years old: history, trivia, and tips

It was 20 years ago today – Shazam, now an Apple subsidiary, first launched and changed how the world identifies tunes. Here’s a look back, including some obscure history.

Music videos come to Game Boy Advance carts, in the ultra-chillwave world of Slow Magic

Video killed the radio star, then reality TV killed MTV, then social media killed the Internet. Well, it’s back, all of it. Sort of. The Game Boy Advance will save us. And that brings us back to some retro Asheville chillwave from the more innocent age of 2012.

Peter Kirn - August 18, 2022

The insanely tiny Teenage Engineering TX-6 now records and connects and makes more sense

It’s the ultimate music gear you can swallow. Sorry, make that carry in your pocket. And now the TX-6 starts to make more sense.

Peter Kirn - June 30, 2022

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