1. Falling in love with music. A process far too complex and personal to be solved by algorithms alone.

    Questlove on How to Find Music You’ll Fall in Love With
    Underwire | Wired.com

     
  2. We didn’t make this lovely Otis Redding video, but we’re proud to see our Lonely & Blue album playing such a powerful role in it.

     
  3. Our Jerry Garcia set in all its unboxed glory.

    Unboxing Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound Collectors Edition
    Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound Collectors Edition is contained within a custom-designed, handcrafted solid wood frame limited to an edition of 750. The frame, custom built in California, includes a numbered 12” x 15” Stanley Mouse screen print signed by the artist and opens to contain the 6 CD collection, large format booklet and the Stanley Mouse designed exclusive t-shirt. The Collectors Edition arrives ready-to-hang. Available now athttp://JerryGarcia.com/shop

     
     
  4. Another cogent case for human curation, demonstrating how algorithms still can’t calculate what’s cool.

    DJ Nic Harcourt: Why Spotify and Pandora Suck at Music Curation
    (Guest Column)
    www.hollywoodreporter.com

    This story first appeared in the Jan. 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

     
  5. If you watch only one fishing documentary this year, it better be Cast Alaska, directed by honorary HackMartian Sean Morris.

    Cast Alaska
    itunes.apple.com

    Watch the trailer and download Cast Alaska 2013 on iTunes.

     
  6. Humbled to add another legend to the HackMart packaging portfolio…

    Johnny Cash “Lost” Album Out Among the Stars to Be Released Next Year.
    pitchfork.com

     
  7. This is what 2013 looked like:

    To celebrate 2013, we invited some YouTubers to star in a mashup of popular moments this year. Can you spot all the references?
    WATCH THE TOP VIDEOS OF 2013: http://yt.be/rewind

     
     
  8. Our ready-to-hang Jerry Garcia box set, signed by Stanley Mouse, limited to 500 pieces and up for pre-order now… — with Jerry Garcia.

     
  9. Did you get yours? #thedoors #recordstoreday #rsdbf

     
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