Alison Goldfrapp: Manchester Academy – Live Review

Alison GoldfrappManchester AcademyFriday 23rd February 2024 Under the soft glow of pastel-hued stage lights, anticipation brims between buzzing bodies as Alison Goldfrapp prepares to perform her latest debut solo album, The Love Reinvention, for audiences at the Manchester Academy. From devoted longtime supporters of Goldfrapp (the band) to curious newcomers exploring her new solo material, […]

Sora, Groq, and Virtual Reality – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

Matthew Ball wrote a fun essay earlier this month entitled On Spatial Computing, Metaverse, the Terms Left Behind and Ideas Renewed, tracing the various terms that have been used to describe, well, that’s what the essay is about: virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, Metaverse, are words that have been floating around for decades now, […]

Sovereigns unleash powerful new track “Ghost”

London & Essex alt-rock quartet Sovereigns have announced their new EP ‘Paranormal Activity‘ alongside the release of the single “Ghost”. Following successful singles that caught the attention of BBC Introducing and Radio X, Sovereigns are renowned for their energetic live shows blending indie-rock and pop-punk. “Ghost,” the lead single, exemplifies their signature sound, seamlessly fusing […]

Vince Staples Urges Fans To ‘Pressure’ Netflix To Renew Show

Vince Staples has tasked fans with forcing Netflix’s hand as to whether or not his critically acclaimed new series, The Vince Staples Show will be renewed for another season. Replying to a fan’s complaint on Twitter (formerly X) about the length of the limited series — which currently sits at five episode — Staples revealed […]

Headaches while gaming? Advil has some tips!

If you’re a gamer, you’ve likely been there. Partway through an intense gaming session and you get hit with a headache. Advil Head Settings is a series of genre-based guidelines that empower gamers of all levels to fine-tune their in-game PC settings, effectively reducing the onscreen stimulation that can lead to headaches. Estimated reading time: […]

Analysis of the January 21 2024 Azure ARM outage – AMIS Technology Blog | Oracle

Home » Cloud Lucas Jellema February 9, 2024 Cloud As reported by Microsoft: “Starting at 01:57 UTC on [Sunday] 21 January 2024, customers using Azure Resource Manager might experience errors when trying to access the Azure Portal, Azure Key Vault and other Microsoft services.“ My initial reaction was: well, that is unfortunate. But the main […]

Matthew Capper to Exit Warner Chappell Amid WMG Cuts

Warner Chappell Music Australia managing director Matthew Capper will depart from the music publishing giant later this month, sources tell The Music Network, as Warner Music Group (WMG) applies cuts to its company-wide workforce. News of Capper’s exit from Warner Chappell (WC) is a shock, coming down the grapevine in a week that WMG reported […]

The Vaccines: O2 Institute, Birmingham

Photo by Paul Reynolds The VaccinesBirmingham O2 Institute Monday 5th February 2024 With a beautiful bouquet of fresh classics from their latest album, A Pick-Up Full Of Pink Carnations, indie darlings The Vaccines bring a perfect set to a sold-out Birmingham. Review by Sam Lambeth and photos by Paul Reynolds. Justin Hayward-Young mustn’t set his hopes […]

The Apple Vision Pro – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

No wireless. Less space than a nomad. Lame. — CmdrTaco, Slashdot My one small comfort in the cold Wisconsin winters, walking up and down Bascom Hill in the snow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was listening to music on my Diamond Rio. That Rio served me well all through college; Apple shipped the first iPod […]