Flash Gordon (1985) is a fantastic and camptastic film thanks in no small part to Queen's wonderful soundtrack. Above is Queen's unreleased promotional video for "Flash." Stick around 'til the end for a Klytus cameo.
Love Hultén is a maker of one-of-a-kind video game consoles and synthesizers. I love his design aesthetic. His latest creation is a folding modular synthesizer he calls the MDLR-37. Modular synthesizer divided into four sections. The hand-crafted system folds into a carrier when not in use for portability. Hardware: Korg Minilogue, Korg Microkey 37, Meris… READ THE REST
I'm really excited about the upcoming Maker Music Festival, which starts on Saturday, May 15. It's an online event with a virtual campus of 18 buildings. Each building has several windows, and by hovering your cursor over a window you can get a preview of music created by one of the participants. By clicking on… READ THE REST
The Global Jukebox is a fantastic way to explore music from around the world. The project launched in 2017 and was originally conceived by Alan Lomax (1915-2002), a musicologist and folklorist. Lomax's daughter, anthropologist Anna Lomax Wood, has continued the project over the past decade along with the multimedia designer Gideon D'Arcangelo. Over 6,000 songs… READ THE REST
From the United States and Canada to the UK, the story is shaping up the same — forecasters see a blistering, even potentially record-breaking hot summer ahead. We can all sit around and moan about it or point fingers at potential causes, but in the end, the only form of address that really matters is doing… READ THE REST
Just last month, Apple unveiled its newest iPad Pro model, which features a new and improved screen as well as a faster processor. Upgrades are par for course with any Apple product, but even with those innovations, they usually aren't leaps and bounds better than last year's model … or the year before that. iPads… READ THE REST
"Dude, your lamp is broken." "No. No, dude, it is not." Perhaps the greatest lure of the Gravita Levitating Smart Lamp is that at a glance, it doesn't look like it should work at all. But it also packs in some other useful twists to go along with its unquestioned uniqueness, making it an absolutely… READ THE REST