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20 Songs To Make the Perfect Road Trip Playlist Community / Music

Summer travel season is upon us, and that means it’s time for a road trip! Regardless of where you’re headed, the perfect playlist can turn the most mundane journey into an adventure, so we put together a playlist of 20 songs that we love to crank up on the car stereo when we head out on the road. […]

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The Best Albums of 2014 (So Far), pt 4 Life / Music / Music Reviews / Stuff We Love

We’re back with the 4th and final installment of our Best of 2014 album roundup! Read on to learn about our final fifteen picks for 2014’s best releases, and check out our Spotify playlist of a few of our favorite tracks, embedded below. Jamie Cullum, Interlude (Island, 2014) I did not want to like Jamie Cullum. I failed […]

The Best Albums of 2014 (So Far), pt 3

The Best Albums of 2014 (So Far), pt 3 Life / Music / Music Reviews / Stuff We Love

Here are ten more albums that have been in heavy rotation around Griffin HQ. Check out our last two sets of picks here and here, and make sure you stream the exclusive Spotify playlist of our favorite tracks from these albums at the bottom of the page! Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams (2014, PAX AM) Ryan Adams’ new […]

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The Best Albums Of 2014 (So Far) Life / Music / Music Reviews / Stuff We Love

Who wants to wait until the end of the year to find out what new music to check out? Here are the records that have us excited so far this year. Read our capsule reviews, or skip to the bottom to check out the playlist on Spotify! Beck, Morning Phase (2014, Capitol Records) Ethereal, disconnected […]

What We Heard: The Killers, live at The Grand Ole Opry, 5/12/13

What We Heard: The Killers, live at The Grand Ole Opry, 5/12/13 Music / Stuff We Love

Last Sunday, I was privileged enough to catch The Killers perform at one of Nashville’s most famed venues, The Grand Ole Opry House.  For me, this was pretty special on two counts. First and foremost, I love The Killers.  They have certainly come a long way from that unintelligible, yet danceable, “you had a boyfriend […]

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Using Twenty with your MacBook Pro Music / Tips & Tricks

Twenty, Griffin’s AirPlay-awesomizing amp, works so well with AirPort Express that it’s easy to forget that it will also work just as well with any optical audio source. When I got my hands on a Twenty, I wanted to set it up at my desk.  I work in the Customer Support room, though, so there’s […]

Twenty Great Holiday Tunes You’ve Never Heard

Twenty Great Holiday Tunes You’ve Never Heard Community / Music / Stuff We Love

It starts up around Thanksgiving, and doesn’t let up until New Years Eve, and regardless of what you celebrate, or how you celebrate it, there’s no escaping it: Christmas music.  Flowing forth from unseen speakers, everywhere you go, the same treacly, saccharine songs that you’re forced to endure year after year, like it or not. […]