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New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh features lush live instrumentation and taps into Badu’s emotional side by thematically focusing on romance and relationships. “We used a lot of analog instruments…harps, strings, drums, piano, and even a Theremin, to give the album that sonic feel,” says Badu. “There’s a strong undercurrent of bottom, a rumbling to these songs that feels good to me. It feels like a hug.”
The artwork was illustrated by artist EMEK, who designed the cover for its predecessor. Erykah Badu will make appearances on “The Wendy Williams Show” (3/25), “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (3/30), “The Wanda Sykes Show” (4/3), and “Chelsea Lately” (4/5) to promote the album. BUY
Louis Vuitton has launched a special mini site dedicated to its latest collaboration. The site highlights the Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2010 eyewear campaign, which features a range of Polaroid photographs of popular tastemakers from around the globe. The mini site can be accessed here.
Using a 15” touchscreen, 37 black and white keys, running Windows® OS, MiKo LXD is an entirely new class of multimedia instrument. MiKo LXD is specifically designed with keyboard playability and maximum studio functionality. Open Labs has included over 200 world-class virtual instruments and effects, with thousands of presets, with virtually unlimited capability for third party plug-ins and applications. Unlike all other dedicated electronic musical instruments and workstations, MiKo LXD’s optimized Windows OS natively supports virtually any music application or plug-in developed for a PC. From Pro Tools™ to Nuendo™, Native Instruments™ Komplete™ to Spectrasonics™ Omnisphere™, MiKo LXD does it all with ease. Read more…
Koenigsegg’s latest creation, the Agera, is one of the most exciting cars coming to the 2010 Geneva Motor Show . The Agera weighs only 2,832 pounds dry, and can blast from zero-to-62 mph in a blisteringly quick 3.1 seconds on its way to 124 mph in a total of only 8.9 seconds. If you have the pleasure of finding enough open road to push this supercar to