22.6.17

A wearable subwoofer? Meet the Basslet



Linus is kinda cool. He tells it like it is, and his squeaky voice will grow on you. A real classic is his review of the Pono Player. You know... that triangular audiophile mp3-player, sponsored by Neil Young. You don't remember? Never mind.

12.6.17

Edward Snowden ~ the astrological files


About four years ago, in june 2013, astrologers started looking at Edward Snowden’s natal chart. Unsurprisingly, some of them concluded that the NSA should hire more astrologers to avoid certain things from happening again. One of the most original observations came in 2016 from Mandi Lockley, who noticed some general connections between whistleblowers and the Galactic Center.

2.6.17

Surviving the Modular Hype #4 ~ Autothenticity

DIY stands for Do It Yourself. In music, this can be making your own instruments, making your own bleeps and noises or crafting your own unique overall sound. Just like modular synthesis, DIY smells of authenticity, which is something we all like. But here's the thing: in the near future, electronic music will not be about DIY or about authenticity. Instead, it will be about fully automated AI-music.