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Ten Bands And Where They Got Their Names From

Ten Bands And Where They Got Their Names From

After hearing on the radio that Blur used to be called “Seymour” it prompted me to go see where they got their name from and have a look around and see if there where any other interesting origins of band names. Here’s 10 and if you want more then click any of the links attached to each band. 

Header image Thom Yorke by Evgeny Parfenov

Belfast 2014-07-26 at 22.42.21photo by pietroizzo

Aphex Twin

The name ‘Aphex’ is derived…

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Tips to sleep better

Tips to sleep better

Let’s learn to sleep better. There’s been so many Tweets and Facebook status’ groaning about it being hard to sleep recently, granted it’s because of the swampy heat, but here’s a great list of ways to help your sleeping. You wouldn’t think that something natural could be so challenging, but the National Institutes of Health estimates that “roughly 30 percent of the general population complains…

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Contour music video ‘Change Your Ways’

Dublin two-piece electronic act Contour, are Champion Sounds freshest new signing and they sound great. Check out the video below for the first track off their upcoming release Chaos Theories EP.



The Beginning of Synth

Engineer Guy Bill Hammack offers some insight into the birth of the theremin, an eerie-sounding electronic instrument created by Russian inventor Leon Theremin that helped give birth to the synthesiser — after winding up in the hands of musical pioneer Robert Moog.






Selection of pics from National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Selection of pics from National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest competition is active and you can see all the entries by using the links below. Here’s a few of my favourites.

You can see all the entries submitted at National Geographic Traveler. See the 11 winning photos from 2013 here.

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Another Collection of Interesting Photographs

Another Collection of Interesting Photographs

Another Collection of Interesting Photographs 1960s Narcotics & Dangerous Drugs Identification Kit

2015 Porsche 918 Spyders. This one with liquid silver paint ($63,000 option)

“Nine coats of the Liquid Metal paint applied with high precision, three manual processing stages, and three final clear coats guarantee impressive light reflection and extraordinary depth. Every reflection helps to…

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