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YouTube is permanently closing its creator-focused city 'Spaces'

YouTube is permanently closing its creator-focused city ‘Spaces’

With the pandemic prompting tech companies from Facebook to Twitter to embrace remote working en masse, the need for large physical sites may soon start to look like an antiquated idea for businesses that operate online. And so it goes for YouTube, which is shifting away from one of its major workspace projects for creators …

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Mixing console pioneer Rupert Neve dies aged 94

Mixing console pioneer Rupert Neve dies aged 94

Pioneering audio equipment inventor Rupert Neve has died aged 94 of non-Covid pneumonia and heart failure, according to his official website. The entrepreneur, whose custom Neve 8028 mixing console was integral to the classic rock sound of the 1970s, passed away on February 12th in Wimberley, Texas. Born in England in 1926, Neve volunteered to …

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SoundCould Could Soon Let You Support Artists Directly

SoundCould Could Soon Let You Support Artists Directly

Supporting your favorite artist back in the day basically meant buying their records and going to their concerts. These days, it’s become about streaming, but even then, some artists feel that the cut that they are given from streaming simply isn’t good enough. However, the good news is that SoundCloud wants to change that. Advertising …

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Apple Could Be Looking To Launch A Podcast Subscription Service

Apple Could Be Looking To Launch A Podcast Subscription Service

Right now, the podcasts you access from Apple are pretty much free. However, to better compete with Spotify and to attract more podcasters to its platform, it seems that Apple could be planning on launching their own podcast subscription service, according to a report from The Information (paywall). Advertising Apple has long offered users the …

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Fender Launches A New Portable Amplifier For Guitarists On The Move

Fender Launches A New Portable Amplifier For Guitarists On The Move

If you’re a guitarist that’s constantly moving about and you need the practice, sure, there are some amplifiers that are portable and battery powered, but have you ever seen one that could fit in a bag or pocket? If you’re after something even smaller and more portable, then Fender might have something for you. Advertising …

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Viral 5G Conspiracy Diagram Actually Shows How to Build Your Own Guitar Pedal

Viral 5G Conspiracy Diagram Actually Shows How to Build Your Own Guitar Pedal

Image: Facebook/Boss Does this diagram show the secret plans of Bill Gates and his minions to inject 5G chips into the bloodstreams of unsuspecting people who get the covid-19 vaccine? Not quite. But it can sure scoop the hell out of those mids. Advertisement The schematic, which has gone viral on Facebook and Twitter, purports …

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Spotify Patents A Tool To Help Prevent Songwriter Plagiarism

Spotify Patents A Tool To Help Prevent Songwriter Plagiarism

Given that there are only so many notes in music, it is possible that some songs could end up sounding similar to each other. In some instances, this has led to accusations of plagiarism which could get ugly real fast and cost a lot of money. To help musicians avoid this problem, it seems that …

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YouTube Is Down For Everyone Right Now

YouTube Is Down For Everyone Right Now

Photo: Chris McGrath / Staff (Getty Images) YouTube appeared to be having technical issues on a global scale on Wednesday night, leaving scores of users (ahem) temporarily unable to stream their rainy night blogging music. Advertisement In a tweet, YouTube confirmed that there was an issue: “If you’re having trouble watching videos on YouTube right …

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Yamaha Unveils New Wireless Guitar Amp

Yamaha Unveils New Wireless Guitar Amp

Given that a lot of speakers these days are going wireless, it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that the same can be said for guitar amplifiers too. In fact, Yamaha has been doing that for a while now, and the company is back with their latest model in the form of the …

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