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Check Out Our SloMusic YouTube Playlist

Eight years ago, musician Nick Pittsinger made Justin Bieber’s “U Smile” sound like ambient pop band Sigur Rós by slowing it down 800%. Bieber haters celebrated this beautiful edit, and ever since then people have been slowing down songs by 800%, 1000%, or more, and uploading them to YouTube and SoundCloud. The…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Proximity and Trap Nation team up for SAMAHTA release “Graffiti”

YouTube powerhouses Proximity and Trap Nation have teamed up for a second release from mysterious new act SAMAHTA titled “Graffiti.” The budding labels have joined forces under a new force, “Proxnation,” which may signal the start of a more formal collaboration between the outlets. “Graffiti” features US indie pop vocalist Melody Federer, who has also […]

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Pandora introduces new family plan to compete with Apple and Spotify

Pandora has launched a new Premium Family plan that gives up to six users unlimited music streaming for $15 per month. The deal matches the price of family plans from Spotify and Apple Music, which offer access for to up to five and six individuals, respectively. In the race to convert free listeners to paid monthly subscribers, a […]

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Skip ‘Hey Guys!’ YouTube Video Intros With These Two Handy Hotkeys

You’ve subscribed to their YouTube channel, you’ve smashed that like button countless times, and maybe you’ve even donated some cash to their Patreon. Still, you have to listen to the same exact video intro all YouTubers use for some reason every single time. Behold, two hotkeys that will save you from having to hear…Read more… […]

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YouTube Is Messing With the Order of Videos in Some User Feeds

YouTube is making even more changes to the way you watch videos, just in case you thought the video platform was done complicating its service after introducing YouTube Music. As noticed by MacRumors, YouTube is now testing non-chronological subscription feeds, a feature pretty much no one asked for, and one that is…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Kids On YouTube Keep Making Videos About Scamming Fortnite V-Bucks From Their Parents

“Today’s video is very funny, guys,” says Tommy Ladd, 13, in a recent YouTube video. “I am on Fortnite Battle Royale right now, guys, and what I’m going to be doing is buying this massive bundle of 10,000 V-bucks,” the virtual in-game currency in Fortnite. He pauses for effect and laughs before adding, “—and I’m […]

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Is YouTube Music Already Doomed?

Google isn’t giving up on its quest to get you to pay it for music. That’s the main takeaway from Thursday’s announcement of YouTube Music, a re-imagining of how music-listening works on YouTube. The new streaming service will come in two flavors: a free tier called YouTube Music and a $10-per-month tier dubbed…Read more… Continue […]

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New feature on YouTube provides additional credit information for more than one million songs

As of May 16, YouTube will take additional measures to provide song credit information for more than half a billion of the music videos that are currently available on YouTube’s website. Entitled “music in this video,” the new feature will be located below the “show more” area underneath a given music video, and will identify […]

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Where to Waste Time Online

Where do you go to waste time on the internet? Facebook and Twitter, the usual default answers, are exhausting. Scrolling through them feels like work. “I don’t know how to waste time on the internet anymore,” says Dan Nosowitz in the internet-culture blog Select All. We agree with him that it’s way too easy to […]

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The Blood Ritual That Lives on YouTube

Phoebe Rosa Castillo did her first Blood Over Intent ritual in August 2017. Draped in white fabric, the altar in her North Hollywood, Los Angeles apartment featured crystals facing North, a crucible pointing East, a candle to the South, and an arrangement of seashells marking West. Castillo, 27, spent about a month…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Elon Musk blasts streaming services for “crazy low payouts”

Music creatives have long gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to music streaming royalties. Once the honey pot is divvied up between streaming platforms and music labels, artists and songwriters walk away with only a small piece of the pie. Mercurial tech baron and founder of Tesla, Elon Musk, is the latest powerful voice to […]

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Despite Haters, Fortnite Players Fill Enormous Dusty Divot Crater 

Now that the Fortnite comet has hit, the map is doted with craters. The biggest crater, as we all know, is located at Dusty Divot. You can’t really go to Dusty without entering a fight now. Regardless, one group of fearless Fortnite fans challenged themselves to build over the entire crater, and it turned into […]

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