Vinyl Selection Of The Quarter (Q2/20)

Vinyl Selection of The Quarter (Q2/20)

COVID-19 is still our constant companion, but that does not mean we can somehow enjoy the time with the music! Therefore I am pleased to present you further records of my vinyl collection. In the following, you will get to know three old records and a more recent one that I randomly picked out of the vinyl shelf.

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“Metal Rap” Spotify Playlist

"Metal Rap" Spotify Playlist

What seemed to be a no-go area for decades is finally now more and more in the ascendant. I am talking about Metal meets rap! I am talking about showing respect for both cultures and even mixing them. As I am a massive fan of such crossovers of younger generations of talented musicians, I present you today my new curated Spotify playlist “Metal Rap”. Happy exploring and do not forget to turn the volume up!

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“Chilled R&B” Spotify Playlist

"Chilled R&B" Spotify Playlist

In the times of home quarantine due to the current COVID-19 health crisis that is affecting our daily life, I thought it was time for another Spotify playlist with music that supports us in such a strange situation. Whether you stay home alone or with your partner, “Chilled R&B” is exactly what you need to relax or get sensual. Enjoy listening!

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Vinyl Selection Of The Quarter (Q1/20)

Vinyl Selection of the Quarter (Q1/20)

The new year 2020 with its first quarter just began. Therefore I am pleased to present you further records of my vinyl collection. In the following, you will get to know three old records and a more recent one. If you have missed the last vinyl selection post of 2019, you can find it here. Enjoy the following presentation of the next four records of my collection that are randomly picked out of the vinyl shelf.

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Vinyl Selection Of The Quarter (Q4/19)

Vinyl Selection Of The Quarter (Q4/19)

We are in the fourth quarter of 2019 right now, and therefore, it was time for me again to browse my vinyl collection and randomly picked three old records and a more recent one to introduce those to you. If you missed the vinyl selection of the 2019’s Q1, Q2 and Q3, feel free to have a look at them first. Enjoy the following presentation of the next four records of my vinyl collection.

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Vocalizr – Connecting Singers & Producers From Around The World

Vocalizr - Connecting Singers & Producers From Around The World

Are you tired of looking for skilled singers in music forums or facebook groups? It takes a lot of time and usually is – at least for us – not successful and depressing. The lack of interested candidates is not a problem. Instead, the people contacting you on those platforms are often not professional enough and – until now – did not meet our needs sound- and skill-wise. That misery can finally be history! In the following, we present you the service Vocalizr that wants to help to connect singers and producers from around the world. Let’s see if it does what it promises.

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“Trap Warriors” – The Modern Rap Spotify Playlist

Bouncing 808s, hectic Hi-Hat and high-pitched snare rolls along with ambient synths, are frequently used in the contemporary urban music scene. In the time where Rap/Hip-Hop and R&B are very present on the top of the Billboard charts, at the Grammy Awards and major festivals, you recognise what stylistic and societal changes those genres went through the last decades. AlbrechtProductions created another song collection named “Trap Warriors” that is – as known for the blog – available on Spotify.

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Vampr – Tinder for Musicians

Vampr - Tinder For Musicians

Info : [UPDATE 18. June 2019] Shortly after the article was published, I received an email by Vampr’s Co-Founder Josh Simons¬†appreciating my honest and detailed app review. Right now, Vampr is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign so they can not only fix bugs and improve the current version but also fast-track the app’s evolution. Vampr, solely focussed on the music community by now, wants to become the social network for all kind of creatives. Feel free to check out their crowdfunding campaign and objectives more in detail here: https://wefunder.com/vampr/¬†×

Vampr, initially released in May 2016, is a location-based mobile platform that was developed to facilitate networking, music discovery and communication between creatives of the music industry such as musicians, songwriter, producers or other industry professionals. The startup was founded by the two Australian musicians Josh Simons and Barry Palmer and is based in Los Angeles. Being part of Apple’s “Best of 2017” app list, Vampr facilitated over 3,5 million connections between creatives until November 2018. In the following, we will take a closer look at the app’s functionality and use.

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