The Noise And How To Bring It: Hank Shocklee Interviewed By The Quietus

shockwebpic_hankshockleequietusIn case you missed it, music writer John Tatlock had an in depth conversation with Hank for the outstanding UK music magazine The Quietus. Here is an excerpt…

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Shocklee @ SXSW 2015

shockwebpic_sxswshocklee2015Are you heading to SXSW? Make sure to put these events in your calendar and come on through and link with us – networking, parties, panel discussions, a highly recommended new film on sneaker culture, another one on the drum machine to change it all, an awesome art installation and some exclusive DJ sets from Shocklee plus more all below.

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Killswitch: The Battle To Control The Internet Documentary Trailer

shockwebpic_killswitchdocutrailerA must-see clip for the upcoming documentary Killswitch, a film about the ongoing and multifaceted battle for the internet put together by Akorn and CineCity Pictures and directed by Ali Akbarzadeh. No word yet on worldwide distribution but there are limited screenings taking place so check for one in a city near you.

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Jack White’s Upcoming Ultra LP Is Tricked Out Vinyl

shockleewebpic_jackwhitelazarettolpJack White just set a record for the world’s fastest released record; recorded and released in 3 hours, 55 minutes and 21 seconds this past Record Store Day. Now Jack has announced an ‘Ultra LP’ for his upcoming release Lazaretto, a 12″ vinyl packed with a bunch of innovative bells and whistles that collectors will be sure to love.

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The Future Of Wearable Tech: Download This Free Report

shockleewebpic_wearabletechreportFrom fitness wristbands like Fitbit, to eyewear like Google Glass to the hands free, daily-life capturing cameras like Autographer, the concept of wearable tech is finally gaining ground in our tech hungry societies. You may not be using wearable tech yet, although holding a smartphone in the palm of your hand all day long comes pretty darn close, but chances are you will be incorporating a wearable device into your lifestyle in the very near future. Download and read this report from the folks at PSFK if you are curious to learn more about what’s on the horizon.

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Create An Environment For Innovation: 6 Characteristics Of Truly Creative People

shockleewebpic_tinaseeligcharacteristicscreativityAccording to best selling author and Stanford University Professor Tina Seelig, ‘Workers are puzzle builders, stuck when missing a piece,’ she says. Truly creative people ‘are quilt makers — they can fit anything together.’

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Does Silicon Valley Have A Race Problem?

shockleewebpic_siliconvalleyraceprobAs the tech industry led by Silicon Valley continues to grow, the boom has some people examining some issues of inequality, whether locally around San Francisco or in the venture capital circuit, how can we fix the gap and allow diversity to fuel innovation?

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Shocklee At 2014 International CES

shockleewebpic_ces2014The 2014 International CES is taking place in Las Vegas, starting officially on January 7th for a week full of all the latest and future consumer electronics, technology and entertainment to come. Reportedly this upcoming show will hit 2 million square feet of exhibition space making it the biggest EVER. And that’s just the show floor.

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A Ring To Control Your Software: The Hot Hand Wireless MIDI Controller

shockleewebpic_hothandmidicontrollerThis cool new ring device from Source Audio is a wireless USB MIDI controller with a motion-sensing accelerometer that you can use to control your DAW or live-performance software while creating in the studio or performing live.

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Apple Gives A Tour Of The Making Of The New Mac Pro

shockleewebpic_applenewmacproA quick inside tour of how the new Mac Pro is built for fans of manufacturing, design and Apple products. This look at the assembly line is equal parts futuristic and PR move by Apple, who is trying to establish that it is working on bringing jobs back to America, though robot to human workforce ratio unknown.

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