Month: September 2016

Phil Jackson To Nas: The References Of The Game’s “Sauce”

In a dizzying array of namedropping and shoutouts, The Game presents the Internet with #hashtaggers’ dream on new track.

With the hook paying homage to Lil Wayne’s “Block is Hot” we noticed a shit ton of of the celebrity name dropping happening in The Game’s new song, “Sauce”? Did you catch them all? Read More

Ex-Black Crowes Guitarist Marc Ford Releases’Devil’

Guitarist, singer-songwriter, producer Marc Ford has released the first single from his forthcoming album The Vulture, due out October 21.

For has performed with Gov’t Mule, the Jayhawks, Ben Harper, Widespread Panic, Izzy Stradlin and Booker T. Jones. Produced by John Vanderslice, be sure to check out the new track.

But first, check out the tour dates:


Here’s a complete list of tour dates announced so far:

October 27 – San Juan Capistrano, CA @ Coach House

October 28 – Hermosa Beach, CA @ Saint Rocke

October 29 – Ramona, CA @ Ramona MainStage

November 2 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room

November 4 – Denver, CO @ Globe Hall

November 6 – Tulsa, OK @ Vanguard

November 8 – San Antonio, TX @ Sam’s Burger Joint

November 9 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s

November 10 – Dallas, TX @ Poor David’s Pub

November 11 – Tyler, TX @ Stanley’s BBQ

November 14 – Cleveland, MS @ Grammy Museum

November 15 – Birmingham, AL @ The Nick

November 16 – Macon, GA @ Cox Capitol Theatre

November 17 – Atlanta, GA @ Eddie’s Attic

November 18 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East

November 19 – Whitesburg, KY @ Appalshop Theatre

November 22 – Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Ballroom

November 23 – Chicago, IL @ SPACE

November 25 – South Bend, IN @ Vegetable Buddies

November 27 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House

December 1 – Agora Hills, CA @ Canyon Club

December 11 – Pasadena, CA @ The Rose

Fitbit Goes 22 Karat Gold

Fitbit Alta is one of the second biggest selling fitness trackers in the US thanks to a tracker, with a screen. Now, it’s going gold.  FitBit is going designer thanks to this new gold-plated style.

The Gold series Alta comes in 22 karat gold-plated edition with a black or pink sport band for $149.95. It comes with an optional shiny, gold-plated bangle named the Alta Luxe Metal Bangle for just an extra $129.95. Altogether – that’s just $280. Read More

Is Ripple Labs CTO Right About Blockchain Dystopia?

Thomas’ website is – “a single resource” where Bitcoin is “explained for the average non-technical user.” Thomas  YouTube video, “What is Bitcoin?” – has more than 6.8 million views.

The largest corporations in the world are investing in blockchain technology, and longtime blockchain proponent Stefan Thomas warned about a potential future dystopia.

Ripple Labs FundingStefan Thomas, Chief Technology Officer at Ripple Labs, private and public ledger company, highlighted in an essay titled “The Subtle Tyranny of Blockchain” what he views as shortcomings in the exploration of blockchain technology and his opinion that, in the very near future, a blockchain tyranny could befall the world.

Read More here.