Archive | voices

RSS Feed

SAVI and Bryan Ellis contrast light and dark with new “Voices” music video [Watch]

When producer SAVI and vocalist Bryan Ellis‘s pop perfect collaboration “Voices” dropped in June, it arrived just in time to soundtrack summer with its deft blend of radio ready instrumentals and personal lyrics. Now, the two artists have paired their co-written track with a claustrophobic new music video. The song’s future pop sensibilities perfectly soundtrack […]

Continue Reading

Koven talks working with 100 fan-submitted vocal samples for ‘Voices’ [Q&A]

At the end of July, UK duo Koven debuted their third Monstercat single of 2018, “Voices.” “Voices” had been in the works for some time. In mid-May, Koven’s Katie Boyle popped up on Monstercat’s social media in a video, asking fans to submit vocal samples for a forthcoming song. She gave an example of the […]

Continue Reading

‘It’s Always There’: Going Back to Columbine 19 Years Later

“We’ve grown up knowing nothing more than the fact that we may be shot in our school,” 16-year-old Kaylee Tyner said as she dipped her spoon into a cup of frozen yogurt. Her tone was so frank she almost sounded bored. We were in Littleton, Colorado, about a three minute drive from Columbine High School, […]

Continue Reading

A Glimpse Into the Bureaucratic Hell of Denying Health Insurance Claims

Over the last few months, the Trump administration has begun to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, offering short-term private insurance as an alternative. We thought we’d check in with some people who worked in the industry before rules around pre-existing conditions and mental health parity were enacted: people…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Alamo Drafthouse’s Long History of Minimizing Sexual Assault and Harassment

Every time Jill Lewis goes back to the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater where she worked for a decade, she sees the face of a man she learned to fear because of his sexually aggressive behavior. It’s right there on the wall: one of the faces on a mural, painted to celebrate their favorite customers, in […]

Continue Reading

Lyft to Drivers: Treat Yourself Because We Won’t

Lyft, a ride-sharing company that was recently valued at $11.5 billion and has positioned itself as the “woke” alternative to Uber, has done some nice things to distinguish itself from its much larger, international competitor. It was the first to allow riders to tip drivers, it once encouraged users to sit in the…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

Video Game Characters Who Should Go On Mute

While playing through a recently-released role-playing game for the Nintendo Switch, I got to thinking. Wouldn’t it be great if, instead of simply turning voice-over on or off, we could selectively mute individual characters? Who would you silence? Aside from Tidus. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

The Old Man Who Calls Border Patrol on Immigrants, and the Teen Girl Who Asked Him Why

A couple of years ago I was sitting on my front porch with my family, when suddenly we saw several Jeeps painted in camouflage rumbling down the street. They were driven by men dressed in black and camouflage. We are all Latinos around here, but the men weren’t. They were much lighter skinned, and some […]

Continue Reading

America’s Next Great Insurance Crisis

Climate change affects everyone, but in the immediate aftermath of “natural” disasters, the poorest among us suffer the most. In Splinter’s new series, Fault Lines, we explore the many ways our society’s most vulnerable people get hurt by climate-related crises.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Welcome to an American City Where the Government Barely Exists

On Woodward Avenue in Highland Park, Michigan, a historical marker stands in front of a derelict industrial building. It reads, “Here at his Highland Park Plant, Henry Ford in 1913 began the mass production of automobiles on a moving assembly line…Mass production soon moved from here to all phases of American…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

Saving Detroit’s Auto Industry Doesn’t Just Mean Saving Old White Guys

The storied automotive industry is inextricably tied to the American Dream—and, as Donald Trump and the media constantly remind us, full of older white workers losing their footing in a changing country. Jerry Villagrana, an automotive engineer based in Detroit who is about to be stationed in Mexico, smashes that…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Here’s What Happened When a City Sold Its Pride March to a Fracking Company

On a hot, sunny Sunday in Pittsburgh, several dozen people in bright orange T-shirts that read “WalMart Pride” marched through the downtown streets behind a WalMart-branded 18-wheeler. A handful of rainbow flags waved from the truck’s windows. Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media