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Huawei P30 Lite Review

A cheaper version of Huawei's flagship P30 phones is tempting and while the P30 Lite has good style and cameras, it falls down in other areas and has tough competition. Find our why in our full review.
Should I Buy The Huawei P30 Lite?
The P30 Lite is an attractive phone with decent cameras at an affordable price.
However, it falls down in other areas which are important. Most notably performance and battery life.

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Bananas in Brown Sugar-Rum Sauce

Bananas cooked in a delectable brown-sugar-rum sauce make for a quick yet impressive dessert.

The Best Coffee Machines 2019

Upgrade your brew with one of our favourite coffee machines, from capsule machines like Nespresso or Dolce Gusto up to fully automated bean-to-cup machines for flawless espresso
Over the past decade or so, fancy coffee has slowly shifted from an occasional treat to a daily habit, with plenty of people schlepping to Starbucks every single day for their latte fix, rather than suffering through the office's dodgy filter machine.

2020 Toyota Tacoma Preview

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Upgraded infotainment, finallyPower driver’s seat, finallyTRD versions are off-road readyDISLIKES
Still cramped insideCould use more powerWill it ride better?Myriad detail upgrades keep the 2020 Toyota Tacoma competitive in the increasingly competitive mid-size pickup truck market.

Look beyond the 2020 Toyota Tacoma’s revamped headlights and grille and the big news is inside, where the mid-size pickup truck’s new infotainment system finally bakes in Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Google Chromecast 2 vs Roku Streaming Stick

Amazon, Google and Roku have great streaming devices but which one should you buy? We pit the Fire TV Stick, Chromecase and Roku Stick against each other.
Should I Buy The Amazon Fire TV Stick (2019)?
All three of these media streaming sticks makes for a good purchase so it really depends what you want. However, objectively, the Roku Streaming Stick stands out slightly with its remote control and superior list of available content services.

How To Use Alexa On Amazon Echo

If you've got an Amazon Echo, Fire TV or Fire tablet, here's how to use Alexa. We explain what to say and how to say it, and also how to use multi-room music on the Echo.
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> Latest Alexa features > Basics > Music & multi-room > Audiobooks > Smart home > To-do & shopping lists > Reminders > Timers > Fire tablet / TV

Nivhek - After its own death / Walking in a spiral towards the house Music Album Reviews

The new project from Grouper’s Liz Harris contains some of her most beguiling work. Spread across two long, contrasting ambient compositions, her music remains in an enigmatic class of her own.
Liz Harris is just barely audible in her own music. Her voice, when she sings, is usually so low that the words sit just below comprehension, teasing that part of the mind that wants to find meaning in the things it struggles to discern. You are forever just about to comprehend a Grouper song. You don’t.

Theon Cross - Fyah Music Album Reviews

A player in Shabaka Hutchings’ Sons of Kemet and a key figure in London’s vital jazz scene, Cross brings new energy to the tuba, an instrument long neglected in jazz and its offshoots.
At a certain point in a Sons of Kemet live show, saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings and his dueling drummers will drop out, leaving room for tuba player Theon Cross to step up and solo. It’s always a heady moment: Cross’ solo can veer from Dixieland to the room-rattling frequencies of modern bass music in the span of a single breath. Cross also makes plenty of detours through free jazz, dub, hip-hop, soca, grime, and other sounds from the Afro-Caribbean diaspora. Such versatility has made him a catalyst on the bustling London jazz scene for years now, and his low-end skills power some of its biggest breakout acts: Hutchings, drummer Moses Boyd, saxophonist Nubya Garcia, the Ezra Collective.

Q Da Fool/Kenny Beats - Bad Influence Music Album Reviews

A producer with a knack for matching any rapper’s flow and a rapper at his best when embracing his regional flair are, turns out, good influences.
Kenny Beats may be the perfect producer for Q Da Fool. Last year’s fastest-rising beatmaker, Kenny possesses the chameleonic ability to match most any rapper musically while retaining his own dirty, low-end thump. With JPEGMAFIA, that means metal-edged sludge accented by the synths of British grime; with Rico Nasty, it means chasing her energy with sparse, loud hits, highlighting her without crowding her half-yelled flow. On Bad Influence, Kenny’s six-track EP with Q Da Fool, it means trap-indebted, percussion-oriented beats that carry weight, letting Q settle into the pockets of every groove.

Ossuarium - Living Tomb Music Album Reviews

On their debut album, the Portland quartet demonstrates their old school death metal bona fides, even when they’re more interested in evolution and atmosphere.
Ossuarium are a very new band with a very old sound, very quickly approaching the vanguard of modern death metal. Since forming in Portland, Ore., two years ago, the sepulchral quartet has released a gnarly demo and a compelling split, enough to earn them a spot on the roster of current underground tastemakers 20 Buck Spin. In recent years, 20 Buck Spin has become a one-stop shop for crucial death metal releases, alongside its rich past of metals black, classic, doom, and sludge. Recent signings like Tomb Mold and Ghastly have positioned the label at the top of the post-millennial heap, even challenging institutions like Relapse for the throne of skulls. Ossuarium’s full-length debut, Living Tomb, offers welcome reinforcement.

Nectarine & Strawberry Parfait

The nectarines, strawberries and cream in this strawberry parfait recipe are laced with a sweet wine syrup. For a party, make the components ahead and assemble the strawberry parfaits when you're ready to serve.

ViFLY R220 Review

This drone isn't for aerial photography or video: it's for racing. And it comes ready to fly out of the box. Here's our ViFLY R220 review
Should I Buy The ViFLY R220?
The ViFLY R220 is not only an excellent first product from ViFLY, it’s also a fantastic choice for beginners that want to get into FPV racing without the time and expense of having to research and build their own. It’s really well designed and remarkably tough, and the standard kit includes everything you need to get flying straight away (minus the FPV goggles). At this price, it’s excellent value for money and easy to recommend.

2020 GMC Acadia Preview

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Good looksInfotainment upgrades worthwhileIntriguing new turbo-4DISLIKES
Active safety tech should be standardA little narrow insidePush-button shifters not our favoriteThe 2020 GMC Acadia’s expanded lineup and new styling look worth the wait.
A newly optional engine, upgraded infotainment, and revised styling mark the 2020 GMC Acadia.

DJI Phantom 4 Advanced Review

A review of the Phantom 4 Advanced, a drone capable of shooting 4K video at 60fps, and 20-megapixel photos.
Should I Buy The DJI Phantom 4 Advanced?
The Phantom 4 Advanced is another top-notch drone from DJI. It’s not cheap, and spare batteries are expensive, but it is very easy to fly and offers a plethora of ‘smart’ modes that will help you get decent aerial footage. For some the 20Mp camera will make it worth the upgrade from the Phantom 3 or 4, but remember it lacks the rear vision sensors of the Phantom 4 Pro, which isn’t a whole lot more expensive.

Banggood Phantom 3 Battery Review

A review of Banggood's Intelligent Flight Battery for DJI Phantom 3.
Should I Buy The Intelligent Flight Battery For Phantom 3?
Half the price of DJI’s batteries but just as good, this compatible Phantom 3 battery will let you fly for up to 23 minutes. So if you’re after spares so you can fly for longer, this is a great deal.

Default Genders - Main Pop Girl 2019 Music Album Reviews

The wonderful second album from James Brooks’ project uses breakbeats, samples, and beautiful rave-pop motifs to tell stories about the bruising power of memory.
Over the past decade, James Brooks basically built a new sound from scratch. As one half of the duo Elite Gymnastics, he submerged jungle rhythms and delicate vocal melodies into shoegaze-y distortion. In 2014, after the duo split, he released Magical Pessimism 2014, his first solo record under the name Default Genders. The project showed promise, even though Brooks raised hackles with “On Fraternity,” a song from the point of view of a stalker that many considered in poor taste (the fact that Brooks initially used the moniker Dead Girlfriends—in reference to feminist theorist Andrea Dworkin—didn’t help). Five years later, Brooks has emerged with his second album, Main Pop Girl 2019, an astonishing leap forward that uses distinct rave-pop motifs to tell stories about the bruising power of memory.

Charlotte Adigéry - Zandoli EP Music Album Reviews

The Belgian-Caribbean musician’s breakout EP, co-produced by Soulwax, channels Guadeloupean influences into striking, playful electro pop with a sly sense of humor.
The Belgium-based French-Caribbean musician Charlotte Adigéry often records using the moniker WWWater, stripping conventional song structures for parts to form a dizzying, minimalist take on electropop. Anchored by her soft, mutable voice, Adigéry’s music can assume blue shades one moment and fiery passion the next, whether delivered in English or her native French. On Zandoli, Adigéry’s second EP under her given name, she takes the same vitalizing qualities of those early, exploratory song sketches as WWWater and buffs them into high gloss. Co-produced with perennial indie-dance duo Soulwax and shot through with a global sensibility, Zandoli is an energizing and uncompromising EP that draws on electronica, dance music, and pop while existing entirely within its own frisky, curious world.

Xiu Xiu - Girl With Basket of Fruit Music Album Reviews

The duo’s latest speeds between fragmented beats and mournful balladry but rarely makes an impression beyond its sound and fury.
Girl With Basket of Fruit at least sounds incredible. Across nine uniformly taut tracks, Xiu Xiu slash into and race out of growling viola drones and battered hip-hop junkyards, smoldering torch songs and noise confessionals, racing against some apocalyptic countdown clock. “Pumpkin Attack on Mommy and Daddy” puffs its chest and raises its fist like Death Grips entering the octagon; “Amargi ve Moo” reimagines a world where Lou Reed and John Cale never had rock band ambitions. Musically aggressive and texturally provocative, these songs shape a vertiginous whole: As your head spins, you can imagine the minds of Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart and Angela Seo racing through the possibilities.

Wiz Khalifa/Curren$y - 2009 Music Album Reviews

The ostensible sequel to How Fly offers a few fleeting glimpses of the easygoing, unruffled, and effortlessly cool rap produced by the duo 10 years ago.
Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y’s 2009 mixtape How Fly—blog era rap’s own Watch the Throne—was a transitional and somewhat ephemeral moment. NahRight posts were the coin of the realm and going double-platinum on the mixtape database DatPiff was a valuable metric. It’s a tape almost displaced from its time—buried by commercially successful artistic failures from legacy rappers (JAY-Z, Eminem, 50 Cent) and pivotal moments of ascension for their successors (Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Kanye West)—yet also almost entirely of it. There’s a bar on How Fly about playing Nintendo Wii while using the now-defunct iChat. These days, the rap duo swaps in Nintendo Switches and Instagram, but in the decade since teaming up, almost nothing has changed about them.

Pear Almond Crostata

This flaky crostata recipe relies on fruit for its sweetness instead of a lot of added sugar, so be sure to use only ripe pears. If they're rock-hard, put them in a paper bag with an apple or banana on the kitchen counter for a few days.

Lightwave Smart Lighting Review

We've been looking for a smart-home lighting solution that uses our existing spotlights rather than requiring us to replace them with ugly smart bulbs, and LightwaveRF is it. Find out what is LightwaveRF and what it does in our LightwaveRF review.
Should I Buy The LightwaveRF?
It's not often a smart-home device catches our attention in the way Lightwave has. Installing control devices in every room will initially be expensive, but it's easy to add on equipment at your own pace. The lighting controls are very good, and we can't wait to try out some of Lightwave's other products.

2019 Porsche 718 Review

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Amazing performanceHandsome exteriorCustomizable interiorIcon status = confirmedDISLIKES Expensive—it’s just so PorscheTurbo-4 note won’t be for everyoneHow to choose between coupe or convertible?There’s a new 911 across the showroomThe 2019 Porsche 718 may never be the champion of the automaker’s lineup, but it’s a champ everywhere else.
It’s easy to overlook the 2019 Porsche 718 as an “entry-level” sports car from the esteemed automaker. After all, with mega-money track wizards and furiously fast crossovers sharing the same showroom, the small two-seater coupe or convertible can get lost in those long shadows.

How To Send Email On Google Home

You can send Gmail messages to any of your contacts by simply giving the command to Google Home. Here's how to set up sending email on Google Home.
Google Home does not officially support email out of the box, but by integrating IFTTT you can send Gmail messages from the smart speaker. (You'll also like: Google Home UK review)
This works in much the same way as you would use the service to send a text message from Google Home. So, you’ll need to create the necessary applet(s) in advance for each contact or group of contacts (up to 20 recipients) you want to be able to send a message to.

PlayStation 5 (PS5) Release Date, Price, Features & Spec Rumours

Sony has confirmed that the PS5 won't be released for a couple of years, but will it be a portable console when it appears? Read the latest rumours and speculation about the PS5 release date, features, price and design.
CONTENTS > When is the PS5 release date?  > Will there be a new DualShock controller?   > How much will it cost?  > Will the PS5 offer VR support?   > What will the PS5 look like?  > Will it be portable like the Nintendo Switch?   > What will the PS5 feature?

Panda Bear - Buoys Music Album Reviews

Noah Lennox finds solace in solitude on his fourth solo album as Panda Bear, stripping the instrumentation down to just a handful of sounds to create an unusually unified listen.
When working with Animal Collective, the exuberant Noah Lennox surrenders to the spirit of collaboration. But when he’s working solo as Panda Bear, his music honors the state of aloneness. That word describes how his music as Panda Bear is created (typically written, played, and sung by Lennox), performed (Panda Bear shows usually feature Lennox by himself, standing before a mixing board and microphone, with a guitar around his neck), and experienced. You have to think twice before putting on a Panda Bear record when hanging out with friends—the music is just too interior, and Lennox’s work has always been best suited for headphones and solo contemplation.

Eli Keszler - Empire EP Music Album Reviews

Following last year’s mesmerizing Stadium, this three-track EP is as spacious and richly textured as experimental percussion gets.
The work of percussionist and composer Eli Keszler often feels like a tug of war between movement and stasis. On 2011’s Cold Pin, tiny, rapid-fire details massed into vast sheets of solid sound, like minuscule shells compressed to form enormous limestone cliffs. On 2016’s Last Signs of Speed, Keszler’s intricate runs and fills scuttled with the energy of a foraging squirrel, though drones tamped down the music’s volatile edges. Last year’s Stadium was his most groove-oriented release to date, its rippling cadences often reminiscent of drum ’n’ bass or hip-hop but smoothed by muted techno-jazz keys. Even when snare rolls rained down like soft avalanches, there was a sense of things coming to rest.

Navy Blue - Gangway for Navy Music Album Reviews

Built on loud, low-bit-rate samples, the New York rapper uses a relaxed, almost deadpan flow to nestle deep in his own consciousness, drawing you in close to his words.
The man behind the Navy Blue moniker, Sage Elsesser, is a pro skater who models for Supreme, has his own Converse sneaker and can be heard at the end of Frank Ocean’s Blonde boasting of his ability to play the theremin. But on Gangway for Navy, a compelling and hazy collection of songs posted to Soundcloud this month, Elsesser is far away from the starry social circles he sometimes inhabits. Instead, he’s nestled deep in his own consciousness, rapping in a loose delivery over tightly wound samples about the friends and family that molded his heart. It sounds a lot like his longtime friend and one-time roommate Earl Sweatshirt’s 2018 album Some Rap Songs and achieves a similar effect.

Hayes Carll - What It Is Music Album Reviews

After a solemn post-divorce album, the Nashville-via-Texas songwriter works his endearing wit back into songs about loving someone new and abhorring social trends.
Very few roots singer/songwriters would dare include “joie de vivre” in a rambling song about the state of the world; fewer still would get away with it. But two songs into his sixth album, the Texas-born, Nashville-based Hayes Carll manages this modest feat when detailing what it takes to be a good citizen: “I just wanna do my labor, love my girl, and help my neighbor,” he declares during “Times Like These,” his rapid delivery running the words together. And then, shooting beyond his upper register, he adds, “while keeping all my joie de vivre,” almost turning the exclamation into the beginning of a spirited “yeehaw.” As he’s long done, Carll is poking a little fun at himself for using such a phrase at all. The levity underscores a chagrined attitude toward the song’s subject matter, as though life in the late 2010s is itse…

Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce

Turn fresh fall apples into delicious maple-and-cinnamon-spiked homemade applesauce with this easy recipe.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Samsung quietly announced the Galaxy Tab S5e just before MWC 2019. Here we compare it to the existing, expensive Galaxy Tab S4 to see how they differ and which of the Android tablets is best for you to buy
Should I Buy The Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e or Samsung Galaxy Tab S4?
There’s not much between the two tablets. They have the same quad-speakers, the same excellent 10.5in AMOLED and looks pretty identical save for slimmer bezels on the S5e. If you want the optional keyboard (both have compatible accessories) then you might want the S4 as it will be able to act, and multi-task, more like a laptop.
But for most the S5e will be a much better deal as a Netflix machine running Android. The processor will be able to handle light gaming, it’s super thing, and costs a lot less. It’s odd that both products exist, really.
Weird flex Samsung, but OK.

2019 Porsche Macan Review

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Most agile compact crossoverPlenty of optional goodiesLots of power from S modelMost-affordable PorscheFit and finish is perfectly PorscheDISLIKES
Prices rise quickly with optionsOddly shaped cargo areaWe'd like a manual tranmissionCould use more room in the back seatFor performance and engagement, the 2019 Porsche Macan is our choice among compact crossovers despite some more-powerful rivals.
The Porsche Macan is a compact luxury crossover that’s every bit worth the badge affixed to its updated face. This year, base and S trims stick around with improved connectivity, engines, and handling.

Elecjet Apollo Traveller Review

The fastest and most efficient power bank we've tested, Elecjet's Apollo Traveller changes the power bank game entirely with its graphene tech. Check out our review.
Should I Buy The Elecjet Apollo Traveller?
Recharging mobile devices is a necessary evil, and the Elecjet Apollo Traveller can help take away some of that pain with an impressive 18-minute recharge time. Though it can't actually make your phone charge any quicker, its 30W USB-C output is faster than most. An incredible 95% efficiency means this 5,000mAh power bank does the duty of banks nearly twice its capacity, offering most smartphones up to two full charges. It is expensive, and with the necessary wall adaptor and shipping to the UK you're looking at about £70 all in, but it's worth it for the convenience it adds, should you be able to stretch your budget this far.

Far Cry New Dawn Review-In-progress

We've played a few hours of Far Cry New Dawn, and here's what we think so far
Should I Buy The Far Cry New Dawn?
We’re excited by what we’ve seen from Far Cry New Dawn so far, but six hours with the game isn’t enough to deliver a verdict. We’ll be diving into the world of New Dawn over the coming days, and will update our hands-on with a star rating and verdict in due course.

Ariana Grande - thank u, next Music Album Reviews

Released five months after the catharsis of Sweetener, these songs of affirmation feel lighter, freer, and more fun, carried effortlessly by Grande’s undeniable voice.
In 2016, Ariana Grande manifested herself a future scandal. It was the premise of her self-aware monologue as a first-time host on “SNL,” but the gag was cutting. “I think I’m in a place where I’m ready to be caught in a real adult scandal, something to take my career to the next level,” she said. By that point, three years into her chart-topping musical career, her only offense of note had been licking a bunch of donuts. Grande continued, over a bed of lounge piano: “Miley’s had ’em, Bieber’s had ’em, everyone’s had ’em, and each day, I sit by my window and I dream, ‘What will my scandal be?’” She was joking, but not really. A couple of years earlier she’d suggested as much in a New York Times interview: “Maybe one day I’ll get away with something naughty.”

HEALTH - VOL. 4 :: SLAVES OF FEAR Music Album Reviews

The Los Angeles band used to make lithe, multifaceted songs that wrapped daring pop melodies in bristling noise; now, they seem content to complain into a murky hybrid of trip-hop and metal.
Jacob Duzsik sneers the words “Life is good” on HEALTH’s 2015 single “New Coke,” slithering downward on the third word, cracking it into two syllables. His voice, processed through a metallic filter, runs thick with irony. An acerbic synthesizer chord rises like smoke at his proclamation. It’s not the most subtle strategy, a cheery bumper sticker slogan with pleas for guns to go off and bombs to explode, but it lends the song some dimension. In three words, Duzsik undercuts the forced optimism that seeps from every Coke commercial and bank ad, every shallow rendering of a bought life. Consumerism’s plastered smiles make an easy target, but HEALTH’s aim is true all the same.

AJ Tracey - AJ Tracey Music Album Reviews

The debut from grime’s rising star is a mixed bag but still peppered with hits, inviting elements of dancehall, pop, trap, and garage to the same house party.
Let us remember London in the early 2000s, a special place and time, when the city’s pirate radio stations blasted out street tunes that seemed to form a forcefield around the tower blocks, protecting them from the horrors of Loaded magazine, post-Britpop indie, and New Labour. Out of the underground swaggered Craig David and Ms. Dynamite, genuine 21st-century British superstars whose debut albums shunned the UK garage sounds they’d built their reputation on and looked instead to contemporary American soul. Cut to a decade-and-a-half later and Skepta, a right honorable lord of grime, mixed local street sounds with transatlantic influences on his 2016 album Konichiwa. Like Ms. Dynamite, he was rewarded with a Mercury Music Prize. This is the way things have been done.

Hauschka - A Different Forest Music Album Reviews

With more straightforward performances and compositions, the album has its flat spots, but it hints that Bertelmann might have as much to say as his piano does.
Feel free to read this sentence a couple of times if you need to: A decade before he became an experimental piano auteur called Hauschka, Volker Bertelmann played keys in a hip-hop group called God’s Favorite Dog. It was sort of a German PM Dawn, to judge from this TV performance of their song “Lake of Life.” In the clip, you can sometimes glimpse Bertelmann’s familiar floppy-haired visage behind the “Boy Meets World” extra rocking on the tambo.

Air Fryer Pork Chops

Air Fryer Pork Chops are deliciously breaded and perfectly cooked in under 20 minutes. Delight your taste buds with Ranch flavor or use your favorite flavor combination.

How To Reboot Google Home

Everything plays up every now and then, and Google Home is no different. Rebooting your device should be your first step in any troubleshooting.
Factory resetting Google Home should be your last resort when troubleshooting problems with the smart speaker. Sometimes a simple reboot can do the trick. (You'll also like: Google Home UK review)

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Preview

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Better interior comfortBigger tow rating10-speed automatic on diesel engineBetter competes with rivalsDISLIKES
Divisive stylingHow much will it cost?Interior seems too conservativeThe 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is the truckmaker’s toughest heavy-duty pickup yet.
Don’t be fooled by the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD’s wall-o’-chrome grille, brick-in-the wind styling, and muscular 6.6-liter V-8 engines—this jock is a better mathlete.

Crackdown 3 Review

Almost five years after the reveal, Crackdown 3 is ready for release. We've had a chance to play the game, and we're not impressed - find out why in our review.
Should I Buy The Crackdown 3?
Crackdown 3 is fun to play and requires very little in terms of concentration to perform well, but at the same time, it’s fairly limited in scope and most players won’t find enough on offer to keep coming back.

Yoyotech Warbird i7S Review

The Yoyotech's mighty Core i7 CPU delivers enough power to handle virtually any task, and its RTX 2070 is a capable graphics card that'll run anything bar some games at 4K. We review the Warbird i7S, available via GAME.
Should I Buy The Yoyotech Warbird i7S? The Warbird i7S is a great option if you want an all-round PC with lashings of CPU power, but more versatility and graphical grunt can be found elsewhere if needed.
The build is solid, and the rest of the specification is fine, if a little basic in areas beyond the powerful Core i7 and RTX 2070.

Prince Paul - A Prince Among Thieves Music Album Reviews

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit an ambitious, righteous piece of hip-hop storytelling from 1999.
Prince Paul is responsible for some of the most important music in the hip-hop canon, but despite his contributions, he is also hip-hop’s perennial odd man out. Too often overlooked, sometimes rejected, and at various points dispossessed by the music biz, Paul Huston’s alternating perspectives as insider and outsider have given him a unique ability to engage with the absurdity of it all. A Prince Among Thieves, is, on its surface, a masterpiece of humorous hip-hop storytelling over 35 tracks and 77 minutes, featuring an ensemble cast of Golden Era rap stars and underground legends. What lies beneath, however, is biting satire born of a decade of career hardships and their residual effects on the psyche of this goofy genius from Long Island.

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Baked Potatoes are perfectly light and fluffy straight from the Instant Pot. You can cook up a whole batch of Instant Pot Baked Potatoes in just minutes. Then you just need to choose your favorite toppings!

How To Factory Reset Google Home Hub

We explain how to factory reset Google Home Hub and start setup again.
Having only just bought Google Home Hub it's unlikely that factory resetting it is going to be top of your list of things to try, at least for now.

2019 Nissan GT-R Review

LIKES Incredible all-wheel-drive gripResponsive dual-clutch transmissionFace-melting acceleration(Relative) performance valueEveryday usability DISLIKES Un-supercar-like in appearanceA six-figure Nissan is hard to stomachDecade-old appointments The 2019 Nissan GT-R is a racing video game for the road with twin-turbo power, immense grip, and everyday usability.

The 2019 Nissan GT-R might be the least-dramatic supercar in the world, but only because it’s effortlessly, breathtakingly fast. The GT-R’s video game-like pace and driving dynamics and (somewhat) palatable price keep it a compelling option even as this design’s age is readily apparent, warranting a rating of 6.6 out of 10 overall.

Lomography Diana Instant Square Review

Lomography has taken the classic Diana design and turned it into an instant camera that takes Instax Square film. It's cheap but not the best choice for amateurs.
Should I Buy The Lomography Diana Instant Square?
It's nice to see the Diana design used for an instant camera and Lomography offers the Diana Instant Square at a very tempting price.
However, using the camera isn't easy so it's not hard to rip through a pack of 10 shots with very hit or miss results.

Metro Exodus Review

Metro Exodus is easily the best game in the series to date, with a gritty campaign, claustrophobic environments and a versatile crafting system.
Should I Buy The Metro Exodus?
Metro Exodus is a work of art; from the concept to design and gameplay, it ticks all boxes. It has an emotional campaign, various open-world environments full of unique flora, fauna and places of interest to explore, fantastic audio design and satisfying gunplay. What more could you want from a tight narrative-driven first-person shooter?

Cass McCombs - Tip of the Sphere Music Album Reviews

On his ninth album, the reserved bandleader incorporates more classic rock references than usual, but they’re the frames for subtleties and surprises within.
Cass McCombs is open about his tendency to borrow from his predecessors. “I always approach my own music as a listener of other people’s music,” he told Red Bull Music Academy in 2017, several months after the release of his last album, Mangy Love. “My music is a response to the music that I love.” On McCombs’ ninth album, Tip of the Sphere, his hands are more visible than usual as they thumb through a familiar record collection. From the Elton John piano that opens “Absentee” and the pulsing “American Canyon Sutra,” which recalls Lou Reed with its sober spoken-word intonation, to the Haight-Ashbury grooves that echo everywhere, these songs speak through the familiar voices of classic rock. “The Great Pixley Train Robbery” is a story-song worthy of Dylan, “Estrella” an intricate guitar work suggesting Richard Thompson. “Sleeping V…

Laurie Spiegel - Unseen Worlds Music Album Reviews

Reissued at last by the label that borrows its name, the second album from the computer music innovator is less predictable, with dark moods rising to a captivating surface.
When Laurie Spiegel first released her computer-crafted compositions on her 1980 debut, The Expanding Universe went mostly unheard. But when New York sound-art label Unseen Worlds reissued her debut in 2012, 32 years later, the material resonated with a new generation of fans. “I wonder what it would have been like if there had been this kind of positive interest in the music and technology when it was new,” she mused to The Wall Street Journal. In the 1970s, Spiegel made Bell Labs’ GROOVE system—that is, Generating Real-time Operations On Voltage-controlled Equipment—sing, applying the inspiration of Bach, guitarist John Fahey, Appalachian folk, and the cosmos itself to room-sized computers.

Mikron - Severance Music Album Reviews

On their second album, the Irish duo Mikron—brothers Michael and Ciaran Corcoran—make promising strides toward defining their own patch of techno turf.
Contemporary techno is rarely about anything external to the music. Not always, but frequently, a lot of techno is mostly just about techno itself. That’s especially evident in acts on the Sheffield label Central Processing Unit, who, since 2012, has devoted itself to the sounds its city helped make famous in the 1990s, fusing the clean-lined 808s of classic electro (an American import) with the evocative sheen of mid-1990s Warp Records at its most melancholy. The label’s roster has a compelling take on the style: When they’re good, CPU releases might be mistaken for their inspirations from decades earlier. When they’re great, they sound simply timeless. But they almost always stake out a position within familiar terrain. The CPU M.O. entails “pushing at the edges without reinventing the wheel,” as Resident Advisor’s Andrew Ryce once pu…

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