Shiny Machines: New music by Happy Music Radio Hour

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By Laurence Rosier Staines in New Music on Wednesday 7 August 2013

The second video from Happy Music Radio Hour’s EP, The Chicago Manual of Style, features mechanized robot arms, gameboys, nuclear explosions, clones and spaceships, which is entirely appropriate given the subject matter of the song. Set to a relentless Kraftwerkian beat, is it an indictment of technology? A celebration? A portent of the approaching singularity? Whatever […]

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Forty Five: new music video by KOORTWAH

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By Christopher Stribley in Video on Wednesday 7 August 2013

New York based artist, KOORTWAH, has just unveiled a stunning new video for his song Forty Five. Its bleak, sexually charged imagery, paired with Jake Courtois’ monotone recitation, haunting howls, and soaring falsetto, make for a stimulating piece that lingers in your mind long after the last flicker of the KOORTWAH logo. Black and white images of […]

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Heavy metal poetry by Catherine Owen

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By Adam Cramb in Video on Thursday 1 August 2013

Catherine Owen is an authentic poet. She is taking her new collection of poetry on a rock style road tour. Trobairitz, the new collection out on Anvil press, is her new poetic tribute to troubadours, metalheads, and their female counterparts. And as the bass player for the metal bands Inhuman, Helgrind, and Medea, she knows […]

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Danny Brown and A$AP Rocky talk about life, girls, and, erm, girls

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By Brian Jerome in Video on Thursday 1 August 2013

Two of the rap games bigger up-and-comers, Danny Brown and A$AP Rocky, are no strangers to being lavish, eye grabbing, and bold. Noisey’s YouTube channel had a creative idea to sit the two young lyricists down in a multi-part series to talk about everything from girls to rock stars, to drug experiences to Ol’ Dirty […]

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Logitech UE 4000: Compact headphones with great sound

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Wednesday 31 July 2013

If you’re like me and hate the feeling of being weighed down by bulky headphones, but love the premium listening experience they typically provide, I’ve found the perfect solution. Logitech Ultimate Ears 4000 headphones. They’re economic, compact and durable. You know that’s the ultimate triple threat, right?

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New music by Sealion

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By Adam Cramb in New Music on Tuesday 30 July 2013

I had the pleasure of catching Sealion at a local basement show last weekend. He is one of the founding fathers of the coastal Noise scene. Most of his equipment and ideas come from using basic micro-chip boards contected to frequencey nobs to create ‘noise’. This technologival equipment has been sought after by groups such […]

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Highway Landscapes: new music video by Pauline Andrès

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By Stuart McBratney in Video on Tuesday 30 July 2013

Are you reading this drunk? If not, grab a whisky and let’s rendezvous in thirty. Highway Landscapes by French singer Pauline Andrès is in no rush. The video is paced precisely the way Transformers 2 isn’t, and the song’s loose, languid style is like a Lynchian lullaby – all brooding menace, and dark-eyed girls in […]

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Artist turns a year’s worth of location data into music

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Saturday 27 July 2013

Media artist Brian House just did the unthinkable: he used a personal tracking app to collect all his movements over a year, worked out an algorithm to set the places he visited most to music, then stamped it all on vinyl. In other words, he effectively turned his location data into Quotidian Record, an epic […]

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The Red Wing: new music by Fuck Buttons

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By Travis Lawrence in New Music on Friday 26 July 2013

Fuck Buttons have a new album out called Slow Focus. It is their first new album in four years and well worth the wait. Check out the first video off the album, The Red Wing, then go grab the album for the rest of the electronic tripiness inside.

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Eclipse Blue: new music video by Nosaj Thing

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By Travis Lawrence in New Music on Friday 26 July 2013

Words can not express the choreographed magic in this performance set to the song Eclipse Blue by Jason Chung, aka Nosaj Thing. It was created by Daito Manabe, takcom, Satoru Higa, and MIKIKO, with support from The Creators Project.

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Invisible Man: new music by Leftfield’s Ruu Campbell

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By Nini Baseema in New Music on Thursday 25 July 2013

He’s handsome, sounds a bit like a mixture between Bon Iver and James Vincent McMorrow, and his recent single, Invisible Man, comes with a dreamy video produced by the artist himself. Former Leftfield vocalist Ruu Campbell has everything it takes to be a singer-songwriting star. And it’s great to see him switch genres with such […]

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Creative album design by Joe Perez

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By Saad Moosajee in New Design on Thursday 25 July 2013

Joe Perez is a designer and art director based in Providence, Rhode Island. Glancing at Perez’s album designs, one can see his work carries a certain elegance and rejection of modern day trends. His talents have been recognized by Kanye West and Virgil Abloh of the DONDA collective; and Perez has designed for artists like […]

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Queen of Antlers: new music by heavy metal duo Jucifer

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By Christopher Stribley in New Music on Wednesday 24 July 2013

Athens, Georgia, heavy metal duo, Jucifer have unleashed a preview of their new album, ЗА ВОЛГОЙ ДЛЯ НАС ЗЕМЛИ НЕТ (There is No Land Beyond the Volga). The song is called Queen of Antlers and is a BRUTAL narrative from the viewpoint of a Soviet female combat soldier in World War II. Not for the faint of heart, but […]

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Kurt Cobain’s handwritten top 50 list of music acts

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By Low Lai Chow in New Music on Wednesday 24 July 2013

This is precious: a handwritten ‘Top 50 by Nirvana‘ note by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain on the best music acts. Besides the usual suspects (Sonic Youth? Leadbelly? But of course), it’s cool to find the likes of PJ Harvey, Public Enemy and Mazzy Star making the list as well.

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Are you ready for this Noisy Jelly?

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By Mareike Muller in Video on Friday 19 July 2013

Jelly sounds good to me after watching this video about French product and interaction designer, Raphaël Pluvnage. His method of tackling two mediums – electricity and food – that usually aren’t combined is truly innovative. By molding jelly in various colours and shapes, the final jelly molds produce funny sounds and noises as soon as […]

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