I love this NSFW video that Margaret Chardiet made with collaborators Jacqueline Castel and Caroline Schub for her track Devour, from her 2019 album Devour. Check out how the grain and static works to obscure and then reveal the various scenes of flesh and destruction that flicker throughout the video. It makes my mind run wild. Chardiet's music is raw, confrontational, and original and Pharmakon is one of my favorite contemporary noise projects.
Musician Michael Hearst composed a lovely short song using a bunch of instruments I've never heard of: Space Crickets (made by Dan Steinberg) Aquaphone (made by Dan Steinberg) Peavy Patriot electric bass guitar (purchased for $75 from a Navy dude in Norfolk, VA in 1990.) Electric chord organ (Magnus Organ Corp. Bought on eBay.) Plastic… READ THE REST
Bill McClintock brings together Hall & Oates's new wave R&B classic "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)" from 1981 with the Nine Inch Nails industrial-funk hit "Closer" (1994) into an oddly killer mash-up. The guitar solo is courtesy of Iron Maiden's "Flight of the Icarus" (1983). It's the call-and-response that really makes this… READ THE REST
For the last 20 years or so, my pal Mikael Jorgensen has been tickling the ivories (and twiddling the synthesizer knobs) for the mighty Wilco. But before saddling up with Jeff Tweedy and the gang, Mikael was part of a New Jersey indie rock quartet called Lizard Music. Now, Lizard Music has returned with a… READ THE REST
If you had it your way, you'd spend all day, every day cuddling on the couch, giving your favorite little kitty pets and treats forever. Unfortunately, life isn't that simple, and date nights, long days at work, and trips to the store can leave your cat hanging out alone, entering an endless void in hopes… READ THE REST
Following more than a full year of stay-at-home lifestyles for millions, many Americans have been presented opportunities to pursue postponed travel plans and discuss new trips. Although international journeys may remain a bit trickier, there's no time like the present to begin preparing. If future travels are your motivation or you simply desire to expand your communication… READ THE REST
Whether it's promotional videos for your business or memorable trips to far-off lands, shots taken from a birds-eye view can really ramp up your photography and video game. And thanks to the wide range of drones you can find out there today, creators of all experience levels can experiment with this art. And luckily for… READ THE REST