Lenny Kravitz on Love, Anger, and Music

In the end of the book, you write, “The life of a rock star is equal measure a beautiful blessing and a perilous burden.” What’s the “perilous burden” and how has that shaped how you relate to people? I wasn’t prepared for what was to come. Even though I’d been around fame and I’d watched […]

From gangsta to teacher: Baton Rouge artist Chenrick Robinson is rapping for a higher purpose

“I learned that life is sort of an illusion,” he said. “You have to reach a next-level of consciousness to see it. Once you reach it, it’s no turning back. I feel like it’s my job to help people wake up. Not just about racial (issues), but wake up period, and become their true selves.”

A Brief History of Cardigans in Music, From Kurt Cobain to Harry Styles and Taylor Swift

If memory serves her correctly from a job done nearly 30 years ago (she’s since styled films like Lost in Translation and The Virgin Suicides, and shows like Twin Peaks: The Return, among many others), Steiner says she hit up her favorite thrift stores and vintage boutiques in L.A. “I’ll bet I went to Jet Rag. […]

Goodbye counterculture: what will happen when weed goes corporate?

So what does normalization mean, and will it divorce music’s sometimes intimate relationship from weed? According to stoner lore, the term “4/20” – the sort-of official time of day to smoke pot and the High Holiday date for stoners – was popularized by a dude following the Grateful Dead on tour. When we think of […]

Sonos Arc review: A solid soundbar for the Dolby Atmos era

When Sonos debuted its first soundbar, the $699 Playbar in 2013, it received well-deserved praise. As a dead-simple, but somewhat pricey way to give your TV a massive audio upgrade, it succeeded on just about all but one front: The decision on Sonos’ part to equip the Playbar with a single optical input meant the […]

Best Cheap Noise-Canceling Headphones 2020

Credits — The team that worked on this guide Joe Maring is Android Central’s Senior Editor and has had a love for anything with a screen and CPU since he can remember. He’s been talking/writing about Android in one form or another since 2012 and often does so while camping out at the nearest coffee […]

‘Singing and dancing to their deaths’: football’s forgotten tragedy

Nearly three years later, the family of one of the men who had died of asphyxia sued Rangers, and won. The club was ordered to pay damages of just over £26,000. During the case, the sheriff slammed the board of directors and individuals who appeared on the club’s behalf, finding them guilty of deliberate deception, […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 review

As we found out last week, the Amazon universe isn’t a bad one to live in. Amazon Prime is a great service for shopping — I buy almost everything on Amazon, from computers to toilet paper, because the price is always great and the shipping’s always fast. The video library is huge and growing, Amazon’s […]

Walmart vs. Amazon

Overall winner: Amazon Being a Walmart online customer means getting low prices, not having to pay subscription fees, and getting free and fast shipping on most orders. Walmart online customers can also order pickup items for a better deal, and often pick their items up the same day. For groceries, Walmart’s delivery service is one […]

12 best Apple Watch accessories to pair with your smartwatch

The Apple Watch is capable of storing music that you can listen to when you don’t have your phone with you – when you’re running, for example. The smartwatch can be paired with pretty much any Bluetooth headset, but AirPods have some distinct advantages over the competition.