9.06.2022

ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS TO KEEP THE RETRO MUSIC PLAYING


The Best Entertainment Options to Keep the Retro Music Playing

Music, and more specifically retro music at that, has become a major part of modern society. Many a retro song has recently gone viral on Tik Tok, and here are the reasons why and how you too can keep the right music playing as part of your entertainment. Music and entertainment are intrinsically interlinked and related and with the return of retro music the sector now caters to more than just the young and hip.
 
Why retro music has made a comeback

Whether it’s just old music or new music with elements of the old, retro music is back to stay, and this is why:

Allows us to reminisce: Music from our past and the past, in general, is one of the best ways to let the mind reminisce about days gone by. It’s a good way to help people deal with getting older, as well as a great means of connecting with the older generation.

Has the best original sound: The argument is that there are only so many original scores and tunes of music, that are then just added to and amended in different and interesting ways. This is why retro music is still recognized as some of the best music there is out there.

It is part of the retro trend: from retro games such as Gameboy and the old arcade themed games, retro clothing and retro hairstyles, there is an overall trend towards retro and music is simply part of this. Retro everything has become a normal thing and as long as it has an old feel, look or origin, its back in fashion and demand.

Sampling: it’s common knowledge and practice for modern musicians to sample tunes from the old days. Either keeping melodies and adding news lyrics or words or keeping the famous and well-known lyrics and words and adding a whole new baseline and melody. It’s a common process and one that has been ongoing for a while in the music industry.
How to ensure that you have the best retro music available

Set up a top music streaming subscription: having a professional and seamless streaming subscription is the best way to listen to the best and latest music that there is.

Look to play retro games: whether it’s any of the racing games of old or the old pokies at the best online casinos in Australia, finding good retro games is one of the best ways to listen to retro music.

Look to attend retro events and activities: engage with the lifestyle as a whole and attending retro music events, shows and activities is an awesome way to ensure that you are at the cutting edge of the latest retro music trends out there.

If retro music is your thing, then you’re in the right space and time because retro music is back and if you want to hear it and be part of this revival, then the tips and ideas in this article will help you do just this.

8.19.2022

REASONS TO CHOOSE FREELANCING AS A CAREER


People get drawn to working online because they find it convenient and lucrative. Both opportunities and challenges exist when working online. Deciding to pursue freelancing as a career is challenging. It necessitates the thorough evaluation of various aspects and causes. It requires sound decision-making abilities. However, some independent contractors choose to work for themselves. You may be fully aware of the fact that freelance work is becoming more and more popular through remotehub.com. According to statistics, this trend is increasing. It's time to talk about the motivations behind why people choose to work for themselves. Here are the top motives for choosing to freelance.

More liberty

You have more freedom as a freelancer than when you work for an employer, which is one of the benefits. You are essentially running your own business, and you have the last say on who you accept as a new customers, how much you charge per hour, and how many hours you work.

For instance, you can decline a potential client who approaches you with a job that appears difficult and doesn't pay well. You are not required to accept any projects you do not want to.

Adaptable hours

In particular, having the freedom to choose your hours can be appealing. If you have children, you may decide to work during their school hours and after they have gone to bed. It's entirely up to you if you need to work on a Saturday instead of Wednesday because the weather is pleasant. You have free control over when and how you finish the freelance work for your clients as long as you meet the established timeframes.

To earn more money

There is no shortage of those who complain about their employment' poor income for more than half of their lives. No matter how much money you make each month, it disappears too soon. You can work on freelancing assignments in your downtime if your employer doesn't take up too much of your day.

Locational adaptability

As a freelancer, you might avail yourself the freedom to live wherever you choose and even travel while working because you get not tied to a specific employer or boss. Even though you might need to be close to your clients if you work as a freelancer, you can get clients everywhere.

Since a lot of freelance work gets done digitally, you can work remotely, have clients everywhere, and live and travel as you.

Choose the clients and projects you deal with:

Working independently has the great perk of letting you pick and choose who you work with and what tasks you take on. Particularly the tech sector has a lot to offer. Numerous businesses all over the world require assistance from developers or web analysts for a variety of initiatives. You may always work on projects that interest you as a freelancer since you get to choose the companies you work.

Employed from home

Working from home is the best option for juggling work and personal obligations while still managing to earn a living and provide for your family. It is feasible to work from home and create the best life in this way.

6.14.2022

NEW NIAGARA DETROIT ART SHOW OPENING JULY

               

EDO Gallery is proud to present Niagara Detroit returning after 10+ years from showing in Detroit. Returning with her bold originals and prints, including a new print of Diana Ross called “STOP”, very appropriate for this post-pandemic show! Plus an exciting new collaboration with Shepard Fairey - limited signed prints will be available. Niagara will be signing prints at the show. Very limited supply.

Danny Kroha (Demolition Doll Rods and The Gories) and DJ Alr!ght spin rock and exotic punk tunes.

Indoor-outdoor spaces to explore. Reservations are strongly suggested. 248) 556-5775


EDO has brought in a lot of our favorite Detroit artists and musicians: Leni Sinclair, Tom Weschler, Jackson Smith, Vinny Dombroski in the Orbitsuns, Slaw, and now the amazing Niagara!

6.12.2022

FULL STRAWBERRY SUPER MOON WILL SHINE BRIGHT ON TUESDAY

 

The exact time of the next full moon is:

Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 am (EDT)

Moon sign: Sagittarius 23° 25'

The Full Moon on June 14, 2022, will be near its closest approach to Earth, making it a Supermoon. 

The full Moon names used by The Old Farmer’s Almanac come from a number of places, including Native American, Colonial American, and European sources. Historically, names for the full or new Moons were used to track the seasons. Today, we think of Moon names as “nicknames” for the Moon. Learn more about Full Moon names here.

Here you find this time converted into different timezones for other cities:

WELLINGTON = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 11:51:48 pm (NZST)
SYDNEY = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 9:51:48 pm (AEST)
TOKYO = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 8:51:48 pm (JST)
BEIJING = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 pm (CST)
BANGKOK = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 6:51:48 pm (ICT)
DELHI = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 5:21:48 pm (IST)
DUBAI = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 3:51:48 pm (GST)
MOSCOW = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 2:51:48 pm (MSK)
BERLIN = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 1:51:48 pm (CEST)
LAGOS = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 12:51:48 pm (WAT)
LONDON = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 12:51:48 pm (BST)
RIO = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 8:51:48 am (BRT)
SANTIAGO = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 am (CLT)
NEW YORK = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 7:51:48 am (EDT)
MEXICO CITY = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 6:51:48 am (CDT)
CALGARY = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 5:51:48 am (MDT)
LOS ANGELES = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 4:51:48 am (PDT)
ANCHORAGE = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 3:51:48 am (AKDT)
HONOLULU = Tuesday * 14 June 2022 * 1:51:48 am (HAST)

6.11.2022

5 TIPS FOR CREATING YOUR OWN MINECRAFT SERVER


Minecraft's single-player gameplay is one of the most relaxing experiences a gamer can have. The player is into a river of joy when defeating the Ender Dragon for the first time. 

However, the player soon discovers that playing with other players is twice as much fun. Minecraft servers have been in operation since the game's release in 2011. There are numerous servers for the game, each with a unique experience and a plethora of game modes. 

The best thing about minecraft servers is they get created by any player. Here are some pointers for players who want to start their servers.

1. Use the Essentials plugin at your own risk:

The Essentials plugin is popular among both players and servers. It includes many cool features such as teleportation, chat and nickname customization, the ability for moderators to control all server performance, mute, jail, temporary privilege ban, and more. Along with commerce and business, there is also an economic system.

However, it is strongly advisable that gamers no longer use this plugin. It is due to a variety of factors, including:
  • It includes plugins that gamers will not always require.
  • The plugins created using it interfere with other plugins.
  • Many of the necessities plugin's capabilities can destroy any statistics packs.
  • Errors are common.It corrupts instructions and renders many of them inaccessible.
2. Servers can benefit from plugins:

Minecraft has a plethora of commands that can get used to add a variety of features to an online server. On the other hand, plugins get used to automatically add new features to a Minecraft servers, such as creating roles or team prefixes. Plugins enable the creation and modification of helpful commands.

3. Test everything:

It is one of the crucial tasks for any server owner. The host downloads and installs a variety of specific functions when creating a new server. These features can include plugins, data packs, and a variety of other add-ons. 

As a result, it's critical to examine this add-on fabric in a secure environment, such as a single-participant international, to discover any bugs or system flaws that may arise from them.

4. Sub servers are essential:

Sub servers are private servers that moderators, administrators, hosts, and guest players can use. The players must first navigate the prime server network to join a sub server. Never join these sub servers directly from the server list. Secondary servers enable hosts to distribute players across multiple locations, reducing the load on the primary server.

5. The host must create their content:

There are numerous plugins and data packs available for Minecraft servers. However, there is a good chance that these plugins or data packs will interfere with the host server's configuration and design. As a result, players should think about creating (coding) their data packs and plugins.

While Minecraft players can run the server and edit feature settings. While the server is online, this can cause a lot of disconnects and issues such as server lags, crashes, or crashes that can cause players to crash their items, die, lose progress, and so on.

5.20.2022

MARVIN GAYE SAVE THE CHILDREN DESIGN CHALLENGE WINNER


MARVIN GAYE
What’s Going On 50th Anniversary Celebration
“Save The Children”
Music Video Created Using Winning Submissions
from a Fiverr Design Contest

Arriving May 20, the Video features Acclaimed Producer SaLaAM

Remi's Recently Released “Save The Children” Remix
MAY 20, 2022 (Los Angeles, CA) -- For the grand finale of the year-long celebration for Marvin Gaye’s landmark What’s Going On album, Motown and UMe turned to his fans to help create a unique video of Grammy®-nominated producer SaLaAM ReMi’s remix of the album track “Save The Children.”
 
In April, Universal Music Enterprises and Fiverr, an online marketplace for professional freelance services, held the Fiverr x Marvin Gaye: “Save the Children” Design Challenge, which asked Fiverr artists to listen to SaLaAM ReMi's “Save the Children” remix and then illustrate a 2D child character inspired by their interpretation of the song. The submissions revealed a remarkable range of animated creativity that included traditional cartoons, graffiti, anime, doodles, abstract sketches, and more.   
 
The winning entries have been imaginatively integrated into the vibrant “Save The Children” video, with all the contributing artists being mentioned on a credits screen. The video, now live on the Marvin Gaye YouTube Channel, follows on the heels of the recent 2022 Webby Awards victory of the “What’s Going On” animated video in the Diversity & Inclusion Video Category.

5.17.2022

OUR PAL KAREN ANN HUNTER HAS A NEW RELEASE!


Singer Karen Ann Hunter To Release New Single “Sweet Love Of Mine” Dedicated To Her Husband Legendary Guitarist Steve Hunter

Produced By Steve Hunter - Released May 31st 2022

Karen Ann Hunter could have coined the phrase “Paying my Dues.”

For over 50 years and from the age of 17 her life has been filled with music and artistic endeavors.

Beginning with band work in the UK covering hotels, bars, jazz clubs and tv, moving on to a wide range of experience as a session singer. Her first label signing was with disco king Giorgio Moroder in Munich, Germany in 1976, this included a single release called “Dr Funk (with Smiley)” plus a session for Giorgio on one of his own disco hits “I Wanna Funk with you Tonight.”

Back in the UK Karen got signed to a producer and through Chas Chandler’s record label and under the name Yuka with her own song “Who Would Believe a Young Man” had ‘record of the week’ on BBC Radio 1, and she did a number of high profile TV advert sessions. In 1984/85 she sang background vocals on two tours with Gary Numan. Then came two children but the jazz gigs continued.

In 2004 under her maiden name Karen Taylor she released an album of her own songs called “Kickin’ Up Dust,” an eclectic mix of jazz and blues.

She performed live on the Paul Jones BBC Radio ‘Best of British Blues’ show and regards Paul as a longtime supporter of both her and her husband.

In 2007 Karen married renowned guitar player Steve Hunter (Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper) and moved to the USA. Regarding her singing career as over and now very happily married it was her husband that encouraged more writing and recording.

In 2010 Steve produced an album for her called “Empty Spaces” and since then his encouragement has brought forth many new recordings. Also in 2010, Karen recorded backing vocals for the 2 Cellos' hit “Supermassive Black Hole.”

Now living in Spain, Steve and Karen continue to record both covers and new compositions. In April this year, Karen released a cover of the Gary Numan song “Don’t Call My Name” for charity along with other ex-Numan musicians and some loyal fans.

On May 31st Steve and Karen celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary, she has written this song “Sweet Love of Mine” as a declaration to the love of her life Steve Hunter.

Watch the video for Karen Hunter’s “Sweet Love of Mine”:
YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCRk90OK4TJ_uhPo3Z10fxFw

For more information:
HEARNOW - artist page: https://karenannhunter.hearnow.com/sweet-love-of-mine
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karen.a.hunter.3
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