Tina is a freelance editor, natural scientist, and cosmopolitan with a strong interest in sustainability. During her free time she enjoys live music, nature, and traveling around the world. You can find Tina online or in Berlin, Germany.
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Does Facebook depress or annoy you? If you’re too curious about the world to quit your social network, why not Like some pages that will entertain, educate, and inspire you?
Chillwave is characterized by the use of synthesizers, drum machines, and heavy effects processing. With roots in ambient, new wave, and synth pop, it has a musical breadth, that is thoroughly reflected in this selection.
Pop, a mainstream music genre, mixes well with almost any other type of music, as this edition of Sound Sunday will serve to prove. Tune in for novel sounds, soft on your ears.
Proper spelling is more than a courtesy; it’s also a sign of intelligence and good education. These days, you don’t actually need to know how to spell to make a good impression.
This edition of Sound Sunday will appeal to soul, jazz, and ambient / electronic fans alike. These genres mix exceptionally well and you wouldn’t notice the cross-over to hip hop unless I mentioned it.
If you happen to find an expensive smartphone on the street, youll probably wonder what to do with it. In short: return it!
Don’t you just love to take photos of picturesque scenery when you travel? I do.
Tune into the music to relax your brainwaves. This edition of Sound Sunday features soothing ambient electronic sounds with many underlying genres, from drum & bass and dubstep, to rock, classical, and experimental soundscapes.
Sound Sunday caters to all tastes. Apparently, our audience most appreciates electronic music, which is reflected in high numbers of shares. Hence we continue to explore this genre with another fabulous dubstep edition. There also is an underlying theme in this edition: Do what you love! In case you didn’t know this secret recipe already, I recommend listening to the Intro track of SniteVille’s In The Mist Of Darkness. Like other genres better? Make sure you let us know by sharing or commenting next time I cover it!
Laptops are replaced every few years. We crave fancier hardware, novel features, and maybe our old device has become unresponsive and suffered some damage over time. Consequently, most laptops get thrown out prematurely. Unless you are looking for a silly excuse to buy a new and shiny device, you will love to hear that there are many ways to make your laptop last longer.
Following a series of down-to-earth genre editions, this installment of Sound Sunday is prepared to lift you up. In this article you will find a collection of energetic albums to get you moving. Throw a party and get all your friends to dance with you. Sound Sunday is a weekly MakeUseOf column promoting free music downloads from independent artists from around the world. Enjoyed the music in this edition? Or caving something else? I take suggestions and listen to feedback. Post your comments and expect a response!
Care to get the most out of your old hard drive? Even if the drive is dead, there may be one more creative use left in it before submitting its remains for recycling. It is called upcycling! When you’ve re-used your old hardware in every conceivable way, it’s usually time for it to leave its current form of existence and break it apart to create something new.
Sound Sunday is back this week with a fine selection of free pop and rock albums. Whether you are craving indie dream pop or alternative roots rock, there is an album for every taste. All albums are available as free or name your price downloads from Bandcamp. Please leave a donation with artists you like or at least share their work. Feel free to contact me (tina at makeuseof dot com) with suggestions and genre requests for upcoming editions of Sound Sunday.
Be honest! How many browser tabs do you have open right now? More than a decade ago, Firefox — then known as Firebird — introduced browser tabs to the masses. Tabbed browsing quickly became a standard, and today it’s hard to imagine a browser that doesn’t support tabs. TabMix gives you even more control.
Sometimes we all have to go a little crazy and let our inner punk out. Sound Sunday is here to provide the soundtrack for your wild life. This edition showcases demos, debuts, teaser EPs, compilations, and full albums of enthusiastic young punk rock bands from around the world. Download their music, share it with your friends, and if you can spare a dollar or two, invest it into your favorite talent. Better to support passion than greed. Want to see your music featured or want to suggest something? Email Tina at this domain.