We Caved: Join Rocks Off On Turntable.fm All Day
If you are lucky enough to have already gotten a Turntable.fm invite, and you work somewhere that is down with your listening to streaming jams, then right now you could be listening to the Stone Roses and Stereo MC's in Rocks Off's new Houston Press Rocks Off Spin Off on the social DJ site.
Naturally, the first song we spun on the site was the Rolling Stones' "Rocks Off," because you have to say a prayer to Keith and Mick before any major life decision is made, and this was no different.
We started playing with it yesterday after we got an offer to do a charity DJ set on the site and we were enthralled. It's a hell of a lot of fun, and the applications for the blog here are limitless. We can have our bloggers spin their favorite stuff, or go track for track with an artist they are interviewing. Can you imagine Shea Serrano and Slim Thug trading licks? Sounds good to us.
Of course, this member of Rocks Off is still a Rdio rat, but Turntable is more communal than Rdio, which is more for music nerds to fixate on albums or do deep research. On Tiffany and New Kids on the Block, without having to find a physical copy, or listen to a tinny YouTube clip.
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Search for "Houston Press Rocks Off Spin Off" when you log in to Turntable, and don't be surprised if one of us is playing something embarrassing for you. Like the Human League we just queued up.
What? They were way underrated.
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