Someone Slowed Down Crickets and they Sound Like an Angel Choir

Composer Jim Wilson recorded crickets and slowed down the track to reveal a beautiful sound.

Tom Waits (on Jim Wilson): “Wilson, he’s always playing with time. I heard a recording recently of crickets slowed way down. It sounds like a choir, it sounds like angel music. Something sparkling, celestial with full harmony and bass parts – you wouldn’t believe it. It’s like a sweeping chorus of heaven, and it’s just slowed down, they didn’t manipulate the tape at all. So I think when Wilson slows people down, it gives you a chance to watch them moving through space. And there’s something to be said for slowing down the world.”

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Excited for my friend Adam’s trip

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Kanye West and Sway get into a shouting match on Sirius Satellite Radio

“I am Shakespeare in the flesh. I am Warhol. Eve made Adam bite the apple, and since then it’s been illegal to be naked. I’m just trying to help people with their opinion on the law.”

Youtube is down

Youtube is down

No it’s not just you, Youtube is down for everyone. Fortunately the monkeys are on it and you’ll be back watching battle rap videos in no time.

USA Today calls films “race-themed” in tweet

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Charmin posts hilarious Thor-themed joke, deletes it

This amazing photo was posted by Charmin Toilet Paper recently, though they have since deleted it.

In case you don’t get the joke, Thor: The Dark World is out now in theaters and Asgard is the fictional Marvel world home to the Asgardians Thor protected.

We’ve always been an Asgardian = We’ve always been an Ass Guardian

Brilliant. Hilarious. Perfect adult humor for Twitter. Why can’t toilet jokes be funny and PG-13?

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Russian Police cover Daft Punk’s Get Lucky

Well this is odd isn’t it?

The Home Depot apologizes after offensive monkey tweet

The Home Depot is apologizing to their Twitter followers today after this untimely tweet and photo made headlines for its insensitivity.

The tweet in question shows a picture of a man in a monkey mask sitting between two black men and asked followers “which drummer isn’t like the others?”

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If you notice other similar posts, The Home Depot often has their bucket drummers dressed up in different costumes, as the bucket is the centerpiece of their marketing efforts around the College Football season.

While profusely apologizing to their followers who tweeted, they also posted this apology noting both the agency and employee were fired.

In 2008, Lebron James made headlines when his cover in Vogue Magazine came under fire for positioning him in a “King Kong-esque” scene with Gisele.

The NBA Christmas Jerseys are Awful

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The iLoud is here – the best way to jam on the go

I’ve been a fan of IK Multimedia for years now and am pretty pumped about their new iLoud portable stereo speaker. If you’re like me and always jam on the go, you’ll know that the toughest part is being able to hear the music you’re making clearly.

From hotel rooms to the back of tour buses and trains, a jam can start anywhere. Unlike other portable speakers, the iLoud gives you the ability to not only play back your own music from an iPhone or iPod, but plug in your guitar or keyboard and start playing along. Read the rest of this entry

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