Robot Drum & Bass

shockleewebpic_robotdnbThis is a must watch creative oddity that may be giving us a glimpse of what’s to come as more people experiment with creating more music and robotic type interfaces.

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The Sound Of The Hobbit: Making The Music Of Middle Earth

Check out how the music for one of the biggest movies to hit the theaters this year, The Hobbit, was created. The SoundWorks Collection sits down with the sound team at Park Road Post Studios in Wellington, New Zealand to discuss director Peter Jackson’s latest film.

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Will Megabox Be The Next Big Music Disruptor?

MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom has been teasing his latest creation, Megabox and today released a video giving us a first look at the upcoming service which he says will be a legal way for fans to access music and for artists to get compensated via advertising revenue. Dotcom claims the new service will be “unchaining artists and fans.”

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The V Motion Project: Music Made Through Movement With Kinect + Ableton

Take a look at this very cool performance project using Kinect and Ableton that was brought together by Assembly, creative agency in New Zealand.

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The World’s First BMX Triple Backflip!

New Zealand BMXer Jed Mildon has just created action sports history May 28, 2011 by landing the world’s first Triple Backflip at the Unit T3 Mindtricks BMX Jam in Taupo, New Zealand. Watch for a rush of adrenaline!

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What Does An Earthquake Sound Like? Take a Listen

NYC’s own Micah Frank started his Tectonic Sonification Project in 2009. It’s a sound synthesis program he created that takes real time earthquake data from the USGS [U.S. Geological Survey] and interprets it into sound.

Seismic activity or earthquakes are constantly taking place all over the earth, we just don’t actually feel them most of the time because the depth and/or intensity of the quake may not be significant for us to feel at ground level.

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