Gucci Presents ‘Bright Diamante’ Campaign Feat. Emika

shockleewebpic_emikaguccibrightdiamanteEmika soundtracks Gucci’s new short film showcasing their pre-fall 2014 Bright Diamante Campaign of mod inspired stylish color blocking accessories.

Watch. Listen. Work it.

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I Listen To Color: How Sound Is Bringing Neil Harbisson One Step Closer To Cyborg Status

Barcelona based artist Neil Harbisson is a self-described cyborgist and colourologist who was born with a condition called achromatopsia which rendered him color blind, leaving him to view the world in black and white. With the help from a device attached to his head which translates color into sound, Neil hears the color of the world via audible frequencies.

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Audible Color: An Audio-Visual Instrument

Audible color is an audio-visual instrument. Sound is generated based on color detected by a camera. Red, green and blue correspond with certain music notes. When the colors are mixed, the resulting secondary colors produce different notes. The size of the colors influences the volume and frequency of the notes played. Color detection and sound generation were created and are controlled using Processing code.

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Karlheinz Stockhausen On Music & Human Evolution

What does our current music culture say about the state of human evolution? According to German composer and philosopher Karlheinz Stockhausen, [1928-2007] the two are more closely connected than we may think.

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New Video From VHS or Beta – Breaking Bones

Brooklyn duo VHS or Beta gets colorful & glitchy with their racy new video for ‘Breaking Bones’ from their forthcoming album Diamonds And Death. Directed by Graham Hill.

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Photos of Holi: The Hindu Festival of Colors

Check out these brilliant photos of the Holi festival of colors, which is celebrated by Hindu’s all over the world.

During this spiritual event, revelers throw colored powered powders and water at in each other in celebration of the triumph of good over evil. Holi occurs every year usually on the 5th day after the full moon in late February or March.

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Robo Rainbow Is Complicatedly Simple

Swedish street artist Akay has designed a cool contraption with a bike pulley system that he calls Robo Rainbow. It is part of his ongoing art project which he calls Instruments of Mass Destruction – Complicated technical solutions to aide in simple acts of vandalism. By the looks of this tightly shot video, it seems this rainbow is sure to brighten up people’s days once they see it in action.

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