181 posts tagged Music in ALL BLOGS


Musical Food: Multi-Sensory Meatballs & Mixology

Two design studios have developed new products that pair food and drink with music in innovative ways. Bompas & Parr's latest project, the Chladni Punch Bowl (named after German physicist Ernst Chladni), pairs cocktails with corresponding music, using the vibrations of the sound moving through the bowl to jig the liquid as if it's dancing. Rum & Coke shimmies in the ...
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Troye Sivan “TRYXE” Album Drop

Nineteen-year-old Australian Youtube star Troye Sivan's first EP dropped today, featuring his viral song The Fault In Our Stars and more recently, Happy Little Pill. The song's sensitive lyrics are backed by a soft electronic sound. This haunting track also has an equally haunting music video, which was released three days ago in anticipation of the EP (watch the video ...
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Osheaga festival – top band picks 2014

Earlier this month we ventured up to Montreal to check out some Canadian street style at Osheaga festival, and as always report back on our favourite musical acts. Here are our top picks from this year's line-up: ODESZA: electronic duo hailing from Seattle producing slick and melodic beats that share a place on a fun, summer playlist or an amped-up, melancholic ...
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YAHUDA: The Trp x Michael Tousana

With members spanning across the world, The Trp chooses to remain anonymous so fans can focus on the sounds and ideas behind their music, encompassing a mix between garage, exotic hip hop, and a post minimal electro sound. The incognito group teams up with Brooklyn-based artist Michael Tousana for a collaborative album inspired by space, nature, and spirituality titled YAHUDA ...
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What’s On This Weekend: Warp x Jeremy Deller at the Tate Britain

This Friday, music lovers and rave aficionados can take a nostalgic and exciting journey through the history of British, underground dance culture, as part of a night of free, live performances and installations at the Tate Britain in London. WARP x TATE is an explosive collaboration between the British independent record label and contemporary artist Jeremy Deller, who we featured earlier ...
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Music Video Style Inspiration

Well-styled music videos never fail to heighten a director's storytelling or a listener's connection to a song. No doubt, the cinematic aesthetics and uninhibited debauchery depicted in these videos help draw us towards them, however the authentic styling is what really brings the message home. Here are the top five music videos with the best styled men's wardrobes right now: Eating Out ...
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On The Radar: MØ’s Bikini Daze EP

After what feels like many months of thumb-twidling and obsessive website-checking, its finally happened - our favorite Danish pop siren du jour MØ aka Karen Marie Ørsted has dropped her much anticipated debut EP - entitled "Bikini Daze" via Chess Club / RCA Victor, and we're so into it. There are lots of reasons to love MØ: she's got her fierce scandi-quirk look locked ...
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We love… Lauren Gregory for Toro Y Moi’s “Rose Quartz” video

Visual artist Lauren Gregory has transformed musician Toro Y Moi into a multicolored, stop-motion, oil painting for his latest video "Rose Quartz." In a painting style that begins quite expressionist, before morphing into something more psychedelic, the video features Toro Y Moi, otherwise known as Chaz Bundick, as he rhythmically sways to the synth-heavy track, alongside his fellow band mates. According ...
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The Nature of Music: Bjork & Attenborough’s New Documentary

Inspired by Bjork’s 2011 Biophilia album, the Icelandic musician has teamed up with Sir David Attenborough to explore the relationship between humans, animals and music. The short documentary, entitled The Nature of Music, is part of Channel 4’s Mad4Music series, which explores the ways we currently engage with music, and the role technology might play in the future. Bjork collaborated with Attenborough ...
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Nomadic Art: Doug Aitken’s Station to Station

This September, multimedia artist Doug Aitken will embark on a lengthy train-trip across America to highlight the cultural and creative landscape of the country. Station to Station invites a handful of creative folk, including musicians, contemporary artists, writers and food enthusiasts, to travel alongside Aitken, stopping off at 10 stations along the way to create and install site-specific artworks. Artists and writers ...
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New Music: “Ministry of Love” video by IO Echo

Los Angeles-based shoegaze outfit, IO Echo has unveiled an interactive video for the title single "Ministry of Love," which lets the user control and manipulate its aesthetic. Created by the developers behind Arcade Fire’s interactive film project The Wilderness Downtown, the video features lead singer, Ioanna Gika and guitarist, Leopold Ross playing-out in a series of George Orwell-inspired sequences, in which ...
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We love… Twitter #Music

Yesterday, Twitter launched its cutting-edge "music discovery" platform and app, Twitter #Music. A new service that aims to revolutionize how people discover music, Twitter #Music uses Twitter activity to detect and uncover the most popular tracks and artists on Twitter. Using four separate tabs (Popular, Emerging, Suggested and #NowPlaying), a clean grid layout displays a profile image for each artist. With ...
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Innovation & Technology: SXSW Interactive 2013

With SXSW Interactive commencing today, we take a quick look at some of the most important talks and events happening over this five-day festival of innovative ideas. Held in the city of Austin, Texas, this year's festival is bringing together an exhilarating mix of futurists, creatives and social media experts to talk about the emerging trends in technology, digital media and ...
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Synaesthetic Sounds: Hello, Again by Beck

Musical maestro, Beck has re imagined David Bowie’s 1977 single Sound and Vision, in an interactive, 360° multi-sensory performance. Over a single evening, Beck performed alongside a magnificent ensemble of over 160 musicians at Fox Studios in Los Angeles. Musicians comprised choir members, and an orchestra, guitarists, harpists and even a theremin player, as well as members from the Dap-Kings band ...
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Consumer: The Return of Myspace

Before the explosion of Facebook and social media usage on a global level, Myspace provided us with a platform to discover bands and enjoy the first experiences of online socializing and networking. Currently undergoing a complete makeover, the site is set to return this year with a more intuitive and clean interface and overall contemporary design. Honoring its musical heritage, it ...
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