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Shazam Will Now Be A TV Show For Some Reason

In today’s media apocalypse watch, music discovery app Shazam will be turned into a TV show by…yes, you guessed it… FOX. I guess the idea is somewhat obvious. Entitled Beat Shazam, the show pits contestants against each other in identifying track artists and title, gaining the HONOR of playing against the Shazam algorithm in the final round. There is no date set for the show’s debut, but it is the brainchild of uber producer Mark Burnett (The Voice, Celebrity Apprentice – yes, he is the guy responsible for Donald Trump’s TV celebrity, Survivor, etc.), as FOX looks to fill the ... Read more

Obama Releases Personal ‘Summer Playlist’ On Spotify

That Obama and his staff and 21st century media go hand in glove is no secret. That’s why it came as no surprise last Friday when the White House announced a 40-track playlist selected by the American president.  As you would expect, the playlist is a small ode to the past 60 years of, predominantly, American musical history, with Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, Aretha Franklin, Howlin’ Wolf and many other icons taking up a spot in ‘The President’s Summer Playlist’. Some songs in Obama’s playlist strike a pretty ironic chord, like the presence of the classic “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” by ... Read more