Music Tech & Art

New Record Digging App for IPhones

Just got a message from the founder of a new company and service called iCrates and I have to say it’s a pretty interesting tool, which does raise certain ethical questions for the seasoned record digger. As you can see from the demo video, iCrates in a Iphone application that …

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Music Tech & Art

Sneaker Speakers! Nike Air Force 1

Soooo slick! Recall science lessons learned during elementary school, that the vibration of air create sound? UK’s Intercity (publisher of Art & Sole) and customizer Alex Nash, popularly known as Nash Money, materialized that notion into their Sneaker Speakers customs. A promo for Havana Club’s Inspired Ingenuity Competition, where creative types are asked to …

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Music Tech & Art

Stylophone Pocket Electronic Organ

After being out of production for over 32 years, the Stylophone is back! This iconic instrument was used by everyone from David Bowie to Kraftwerk and now is available once again for the musically minded. The new Stylophone closely resembles the 60’s original, but is upgraded with volume control, 2 …

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Music Documentaries
Jazz

Forgotten Treasure: Miles Davis Quintet “Agitation” Live

Jazzy Saturday morning while cleaning the house. And what better than a little bit of classic Miles. Great live capture of the uncompromising Miles Davis‘ quintet featuring Wayne Shorter on saxophone, Tony Williams on drums, Ron Carter on bass and Herbie Hancock on keys. Shit, I’d take that starting five …

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Music Documentaries
Hip-Hop

“The Art of Rap” presented by Ice-T

I guess ICE-T took a few minutes off set of frikkin Law & Order to make this happen. But seriously, I can’t front. Looks very interesting.

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno

Rilly Guilty “Golden Sounds – The Series”

My homie Rilly Guilty has put together the third installment of his “Golden Sounds” series, but now’s a good time to revisit the previous two at the same time. Whenever DJ-ing Guilty constantly works the angles but on this mix we get what he pretty much does best: deep, tracky and moody …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

2562 aka A Made Up Sound “XLR8R Podcast”

Over the past few years, Dutch producer Dave Huismans (a.k.a. 2562) has carved himself a solid niche in the murky territory that sits between the worlds of dubstep and techno. While he’s best known for his heady, low-end explorations, he also indulges a love for (slightly) clubbier sounds under his …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno

Soulphiction “Resident Advisor Podcast” #184

Posting this wonderful mix by Germany’s Soulphiction because it’s dope but also because we are welcoming him to Montreal this sunday at our night called “Beat Boutique @ Salon Daome”. Soulphiction is one of my favorite house producers out there because his approach is very organic; you can tell that …

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Music Documentaries

“Conductor” Music made with the NYC Subway in HTML5

Created by composer Alexander Chen, this video is part of an interactive project where you can use the New York City subway map (circa 1972) to create your own chamber music. We originally spotted this video earlier today on Create Digital Music, where Peter Kirn has an in-depth interview with …

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