Why Spotify is Better Than Apple Music

When it comes to listening and streaming music these days, you have the luxury of streaming and listening to it in your phone. Listening to music has come a long way and although people still use YouTube, the most popular way to listen to music on your phone is through Apple music or Spotify. But which one should you download and pay for? If you have an android Huawei phone you have the option to choose either, as you can download Apple Music on a Huawei phone, despite it not being an IPhone.

Spotify All The Way

Personally I first had Apple Music and I liked it. You pay $10.00 a month and get the first 30 days free. I download a lot of music so it was worth the monthly fee. I enjoyed everything about Apple Music but when I found out about Spotify and that it had some added features I made the switch over to Spotify. When something lacks creativity and doesn’t have something better to offer then it’s always good to change things up. Spotify is great, because when you Shazam a song that song goes right into your Spotify.

The Perks

I also discovered that if you are following certain artists it let’s you know when they are in concert. Spotify also does pre-sale promos for concerts. The option to listen to podcasts is also nice. You can also find music easier with Spotify and it downloads faster.

Another great pro with Spotify music is that Spotify is renowned for helping people find alternate or cover versions of their favorite songs. Type in “Folsom Prison Blues,” and you’ll see live versions and covers by other well-known (and not-so-well-known) musicians. In fact, one of the company’s big strengths is that its reach helps lesser-known artists expose the broader world to their brand of music.

Another great bonus is that huge music storage is available. Spotify’s free and paying users both have access to the same library of “more than 40 million songs. In addition, Spotify offers free and paid membership. Logically, with Spotify free, you aren’t allowed to enjoy many features that Premium account offers.

However, with Free account, you can listen to the music you love on the go, create your own playlists, discover new music, share the music and the playlists with your friends, and more. But, if you choose to subscribe to Spotify Premium, you get to enjoy the full Spotify experience.

Lastly, it is simple to use. When it comes to Spotify, everything is so simple. You will easily find all the things you need, organize your playlists, explore new music, listen to the radio, and more. Exploring all its features and things it offers is quite an enjoyment.

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Local EDM group Tennyson is flying high

 

Are you wondering where the Canadian EDM talent lies in 2017?  Normally EDM artists fly solo, but with this dynamic duo, working alone is no option. This Canadian brother-sister act that can turn anything into music. The duo (Luke and Tess) are from Edmonton, Canada.  This teenage brother-sister duo is packed with immense musical flair and skills. Luke, 20, and Tess, 18, they make look angelic but they sure can put on a show. Luke writes the syncopated tunes, and Tess provides mind-numbing live percussion. A girl on drums is so kick-ass is it not? Skrillex is apparently a big fan of the duo, which is great for them trying to get to make it big in the EDM scene. Luke is heading to Los Angeles this year to get as creative as he can, so you can absolutely be expecting big sounds from Tennyson.

Luke and Tess- dynamic duo

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Luke and Tess a brother and sister act from Canada started busking the streets of Edmonton at ages of seven and nine, which is pretty amazing. They have gradually but surely matured into one of the most eccentric artists in the music scene with their blend of Jazz music and electronica gaining attention of producers like Ryan Hemsworth, Lido and as mentioned Skrillex. What makes them stand out is that they don’t sing about anything – their music is instrumental. It is wildly active, full of keyboard play and arpeggios. It is also very authentic sounding, which doesn’t make them imitators. As Emerson has said, imitation is suicide. Let’s face it; do we really need another David Guetta or Tiesto? Many artists these days are sampling other artist’s tracks and even though it is allowed it lacks originality.

Their sound

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The duo are known to use that really rather exasperating tone, in the structure of a loop, which is a repeating section of sound material. It creates repetitive ostinato patterns. As the basis for what is a very pleasant electronic lullaby. It is ultimately up to the listener and their taste or preference, but you will either find it annoying or compulsive and addicting. Or it will make you want to go for a ride (but fasten your seat-belt first).

The duo posted it on SoundCloud hoping that the song would spark a reminder for people to slow down. At times gloominess can be picturesque. So far, because of their age, they have not always been taken seriously: “It’s like the Series of Unfortunate events siblings started an electronica band,” according to one review. Or they’ve been greeted with an applause, as people should. Young talent is emerging these days and it will continue to.

 Started at a young age

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As mentioned, the brother sister team apparently started busking in Edmonton from the age of seven and nine, playing fronts of tunes by the Beatles, Coldplay and Weezer. That is undeniably amazing as those are some outstanding and exceptionally supported groups. When Luke was 12 they had recorded two collections of jazz music. At that point in 2012, he created his initially arrival of unique (electronic) material, and this year he chose to join his adoration for jazz and electronica, with his sister on drums. Combining two genres isn’t something that is totally out of the ordinary. Many successful artists have done it. Look at Avicii- he combined country and electronica, and it was genius.

Tennyson’s Influences

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It is always important to look at an artist’s influences, it tells a lot about their character, flare and their sound. Flying Lotus is one of Luke’s influences – along with Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Bonobo, and James Blake. In contemporary electronic music inspiration can come from anywhere. Sites like Soundcloud are loaded with craftsmen who draw on a number of impacts and thoughts to make something that they can call their own. However, Edmonton electronic act Tennyson emerge just on the grounds that they are the principal gathering to concede their sound may have started from the world’s most prominent purple dinosaur—Barney.

Subliminally [Barney’s Sleepy time Songs] influenced their music. They really found these old VHS tapes of when they were close to nothing and Luke was absolutely into Barney endeavoring to chime in, yet his mouth wasn’t created enough to state the words. Not that it’s a worry with the couple, as words regularly change into tests against Luke’s testy synths.

Originating from a group of traditionally prepared artists, Luke (creation) and sister Tess (drums/percussion) have dependably been entertainers. Tess says the two began playing piano and drums as meager children busking in the city of Edmonton, covering melodies by Weezer and Nirvana. “The first occasion when we played together, I was seven and he was nine, and we’ve been playing together from that point onward, to the point where it just feels normal,” says Tess. That is crude ability in that spot, as should be obvious they both knew this was their obsession and profession from the beginning.

As they developed into adolescents, they took their first shot at a full venture, discharging jazz cover collections. Luke would likewise soon begin fiddling with electronic music. The electronic genre was something Luke was improving.  The situation was an afterthought and afterward he got increasingly into it and figured out how to function in the jazz music him and his sister have been improving.

Affected by any semblance of Boards of Canada and Radiohead, Tennyson began combining jazz with darker tones at long last discharging their 2012 self-titled presentation and the Blamer EP not long after. Both went generally unnoticed. Underrated, the team focused on their own sound while discharging a constant flow of new tracks on SoundCloud, in the end getting the consideration of maker Ryan Hemsworth with the moving merry go round and smooth midi keys on their remix of Angus and Julia Stone’s “For You.” Taken aback by the energy of their melodic creations, Hemsworth put Tennyson’s track “You’re Cute” as the first in his month to month Secret Songs arrangement.

What makes Toronto good/bad for EDM?

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In the world of electronic dance music, summer is high season. It consistently brings another celebration. The show starts in May and manufactures, similar to a crashing EDM track, into a touchy peak: the Veld Music Festival, a monster two-day bacchanal that colonizes Downsview Park each August. A year ago, almost 40,000 individuals pressed into the recreation center for the all-ages EDM celebration.

Ink Entertainment, the occasion coordinator, had enlisted 40 medical staff, eight EMS laborers, one MD, four ambulances, 280 security protects, 15 security chiefs and 26 paid obligation officers to stay nearby for the length. A proportion that shook out to around 130 shouting, stoned ravers for each calm grown-up. There were armies of tanked adolescents furnished with fake IDs, yet the more serious issue was the drug use: the celebration was overflowing with GHB, MDMA and cocaine. Throughout the end of the week, no less than 15 individuals took something that landed them in the doctor’s facility, and two kicked the bucket of overdoses.

One was Annie Truong-Le, a truly, petite 20-year-old poli-sci major at York University, who took something at Veld. She lost cognizance, was raced to a clinic and never woke up. The other was Willard Amurao, a burly 22-year-old Ajax man, who likewise took drugs at Veld. Police spotted him stumbling out and immediately called for EMS. Police bounded him to a stretcher. He went into heart failure in the rescue vehicle and was articulated dead at the healing facility.

Examination reports uncovered that both Truong-Le and Amurao had taken MDMA. This goes to show you that EDM has a bad reputation and label with drugs, but this is because EDM music maintains a relationship with the party scene. This doesn’t mean that people have to do drugs or that EDM music has to be established as negative. People can and should go to Veld to enjoy the music and not to experiment with drugs. These events are meant to celebrate and enjoy the music and to unite with others. It should be a joyous time and not where people are overdosing on drugs.

They Can’t Slow Down

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Luke and Tess have been playing music for as long as they can remember. Their dad, a drummer, impacted them to seek after the workmanship as children, playing jazz, blues, and works of art like the Beatles, and busking around town. For Luke, making music fell into place without any issues. As you would expect, he began seeking it at such a youthful age.

Before Luke grew up and had this attention to himself, he had these aptitudes. Tess joined Tennyson in her mid-teens. With Luke on production and console and Tess on drums, the band’s music recounts a story without words.

After the couple started posting their music on Soundcloud more than four years back, they increased such a following, that Ryan Hemsworth, a Toronto-based electronic performer and maker, discovered their music and imparted it to his supervisor, who wound up lifting the team up. As indicated by Luke and Tess, the Internet is truly what’s been in charge of their prosperity. Social media is such a power medium these days. It is great for marketing, sharing, communicating and advertising. As Marshall McLuhan said “The medium is the message.”

 

Durant refuses to attend White House as he doesn’t respect Trump.

Kevin Durant  has announced that he will not be attending the White House should President Trump invite the Golden State Warriors. According to reports, Durant does not respect Donald Trump as President of the U.S. According to the Bleacher ReportDurant stated, “I don’t agree with what he agrees with, so my voice is going to be heard by not doing that. That’s just me personally, but I know my guys well enough, they’ll all agree with me.”

Voicing his opinion

Ever since Kevin Durant was a youngster, he dreamed of taking the Larry O’Brien Trophy to the front steps of the White House. Many people love to dream and set goals for themselves and this is one of Durant’s.

Trump’s hostile command has been looked at as negative as what he believes in, many disagree with. Over the past few years and his recently marked remission to what occurred in Charlottesville Virgina, it has caused a lot of athletes and politicians to speak freely of their frustrations with Trump. Oppression  is something that Durant and many others are firmly against. Violence recently broke out in Charlottesville, leading to the death of Heather Myer, 32. So keeping this in mind, Durant trusts that Trump has played a role in the heightening of racial strain in the U.S.

Not impressed

Kevin Durant has every right as a person to express his views and opinions of Donald Trump. His disdain for Trump is something that he is confident in expressing. He definitely has the right to criticize Trump as it is unjust for oppression to continue in a world where many have overcome so much of it. Many agree that ever since he has made his way into office, or since he ran for president, certain countries have been so divided and it’s not a coincidence. When Obama was in office, conditions were looking better. There was more aspiration in certain communities. This is because there was an African American President and that was a breakthrough. It’s with all this hatred towards Trump that many wonder why he won the presidential campaign in the first place?

Durant is not alone

Durant is not the only one that disagrees with Trump’s actions, as fellow Warriors players also expressed their discontent. Since the Warriors won it all, there have been doubts over whether the team would make the traditional White House visit. Even opponent, friend and NBA star LeBron James feels that Trump is not ‘making America great again.’ LeBron feels that the direction that the U.S. is heading is not the right one.

Why Ed Sheeran Is The Man of The Hour

While Ed Sheeran may not be the best looking musician it doesn’t matter, as he is a talented songwriter and musician. He is far from a one hit wonder, which shows that he is going to be making music for a long time. His top hit and single “Shape of You” is still number one on iTunes and that shouldn’t be of any surprise. Ed Sheeran has without a doubt left a lasting impression on many by going from rags to riches.

He doesn’t even need a whole band to perform, just him and his acoustic, a looper pedal, a pedal board and of course his own talent. He doesn’t need background dancers or flashy lights, just himself. With this fancy equipment he is able to put on such a great show and carry such a large sound by himself. Ed Sheeran has maintained a positive image for pop music replacing the bad reputation of auto-tuned vocals.

In terms of his songwriting he write lyrics that are inspiring, original and meaningful. I’m sure many know that “A Team” is about a prostitute addicted to crack cocaine. It was written after Sheeran visited a homeless shelter and heard some of the stories of the lives people had been living. What’s different about the song is that although the lyrics are sad the music is somewhat upbeat and I think that’s an important quality to bring to a song. Just because a song is sad it doesn’t mean the beat has to follow that pattern, when it comes to music you have to take risks sometimes.

Ed Sheeran is without a doubt a talented songwriter. You know the song “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber…that’s right Ed Sheeran wrote it, so no wonder it is good. One of the many reasons Ed Sheeran is also so talented is because of his magical vocals. He is able to carry a very strong falsetto.

You know for a fact that Ed Sheeran hasn’t and never would lip-sync a live performance. In my opinion you can always tell if an artist is talented by their live performances. When the live performance is better than the recorded version then you know they have star quality.

Ed Sheeran takes his influences and likes and puts them in his music. From his autobiography “Ed Sheeran A Visual Journey” he mentions how he enjoys rap/hip-hop music and this is reflected in his music, specifically in the tune “Sing,” and “You Need Me.” Sheeran raps parts of the songs, with his fast pace singing, which shows his versatility and uniqueness that he brings in his music.

 

Iphone 7. What Are You Going To Do? NOT Buy It?

The moment everyone has been waiting for and anticipating; the new Iphone; a technological revolution for phones. It is going to make the things we do everyday so much better. Apple, on September 7th, presented the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the best, most developed iPhone ever, pressed with one of a kind advancements that enhance all the ways iPhone are utilized each day. The new iPhone highlights new propelled camera frameworks that take pictures better than ever. The 12-megapixel camera incorporates optical picture adjustment on both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Best of all, professional photographers have actually really been impressed with the camera.

According to Time, Corey Arnold an Alaska-based photographer and fisherman, stated. “I’m a guy that primarily shoots using available light whether in a dark canyon at dusk, or on the back deck of a fishing boat at night. Many great opportunities to make natural light photos have been lost to cameras and lenses not fast enough to handle the dark. But, the iPhone 7’s new f/1.8 lens looks promising.”

There is more power and execution with the best battery life ever in an iPhone. I think it is important to have a strong battery with phones. People use their phones a lot and are always on the go. It Comes with immersive stereo speakers, wide shading framework from camera to show, and is the main water and clean safe iPhone. This new feature of it being water resistant, I think people have been waiting for this. People are tired of putting their phones in rice. Accidents happen, but why should we have to suffer? IPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be accessible in more than 25 nations starting Friday, September 16.

And for all those gamers out there, Nintendo’s Super Mario is coming to the app store. So get your game face ready! The new operating system IOS 10 is really changing things with the Iphone in terms of sending messages. I’ve found with past new Iphones that have come out that not a lot of changes were made. It was like, what was the point of coming out with a new phone if nothing was changed. But, this isn’t the case with the Iphone 7. They have really outdone themselves with the new features.

IPhone 7 and IPhone 7 Plus, drastically enhance each part of the iPhone experience, achieving another level of development and precision to make this the best iPhone that’s been constructed. The totally updated cameras shoot mind-blowing photographs. The completely new stereo speaker framework gives double the sound.