After I mentioned my family's newfound love of darts in my newsletter, The Magnet, reader Maury Estabrooks told me to check out this group of teens from Fairfield, CT who call themselves The Low Darts. They make a new music video from their basement studio every week. I subscribed!
The music video for SUUNS's C-Thru is rendered entirely as a snowy Magic Eye-style autostereogram. The trick is to stare into the distance, not cross one's eyes (which results in the steregraphic field being inverted) But cross-eyed is the only way I can do it. Young Rival did it about a decade ago, but YouTube's… READ THE REST
Remember how Dave Grohl confessed that his Nirvana drumbeats were swiped from disco songs? Grohl is keeping the boogie alive with this Foo Fighters (aka The Dee Gees) cover of the Bee Gees' 1976 hit "You Should Be Dancing." This banger is included on their forthcoming album HAIL SATIN! to be released this Saturday on… READ THE REST
Thom Yorke has released a new remix of Radiohead's 1992 breakthrough hit "Creep." This slooowwwww version is based on an acoustic arrangement of the song. Yorke originally created the remix for fashion designer Jun Takahashi's UNDERCOVER runway show at Tokyo Fashion Week in March. Takahashi's artwork is seen in the above video. But I'm a… READ THE REST
So…why do you actually go about building a robot? If you're a sci-fi fan, it often has something to do with world domination. Or crafting a hyper-intelligence to revolutionize a planet. Or if you're a lonely kid on a sand planet in the middle of nowhere, you just want to build a friend. Of course,… READ THE REST
Ask many to pick the most important element of any pool party and your answer should be clear — a banging sound system. Sure, a pool, and cool friends, and some great snacks aren't bad either. But if you really want a bash at poolside to achieve breakout status, the tunes have to be flowing… READ THE REST
You might not instinctively think of making sure you've got an air humidifier when the summer months roll around, but especially these days, it's a smart idea to keep in mind. With summer here, indoor humidity levels go way down — and that means more potential irritants for spiking skin allergies as well as more… READ THE REST