iphone Tag Archive
Nowadays, the web is undoubtedly the place for artists to premiere new tracks — via social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and apps like Turntable.fm and SoundHound. Recently, electropop musician Dev opted to promote her upcoming album via the app Taglists, and we caught up with the singer to find out why.
Every December, musicians are beset by a case of anxiety — an anxiety that they subsequently push down into the bottoms of their stomachs with the help of a healthy douse of aloofness. And from whence does that anxiety spring? The ubiquitous glut of “Best of 2011″ lists, of course. Well, this year we decided to turn the tables, allowing musicians to play critic and choose their favorite music and tech innovations of 2011. Antacids sold separately.
Most Christmas-themed things are inherently a little scary (see: all those claymation movies from the ’70s), so it’s not surprise that the above video — while whimsical — is a bit unsettling. Still, every view garners money for charity, so swallow any trepidations about the uncanny valley and get clicking.