Solar Charge Your Laptop

The new “Generator” bag; the first solar bag powerful enough to charge a laptop, using high efficiency solar cells. Not only will it charge laptop, but your entire mobile office, including cell phones and most other handheld electronics. Common adaptors are included for connection to laptops, phones and other handheld devices, or one can connect … Continue reading “Solar Charge Your Laptop”

Radiohead Wins Best Alternative Album

Radiohead won the Best Alternative Album Award for their record, ‘In Rainbows’. They also performed a song from the album, ’15 Step.’ This would be the band’s first ever performance at the Grammys. Their performance was backed by the University of Southern California (USC)’s renowned marching band. Radiohead beat out competition from: Beck – ‘Modern … Continue reading “Radiohead Wins Best Alternative Album”

Winter NAMM 09, Ableton 8

Ableton Live had plenty to announce at this year’s Winter NAMM conference. First, of course, they’re announcing Ableton Live 8 and Ableton Suite 8. With a great new intuative warping engine. They’ve also announced a dedicated controller for Live from Akai, the APC40 (Ableton Performance Controller), as well as Max For Live, a collaboration with … Continue reading “Winter NAMM 09, Ableton 8”

Assault Guitars? Thought You Had a Bad Ass Guitar.

Talk about a stage presence, you could take hostages with this thing (or maybe just unwilling groupies). I mean, yes, it’s a tad over-the-top and extremely ridiculous; but come on, it’s rock and roll. Previewed at Winter NAMM 09, the AK87/91 Assault Guitar comes equipped with a flame thrower and roman candles…and it plays. It’s … Continue reading “Assault Guitars? Thought You Had a Bad Ass Guitar.”