Analog chaos ensues in Party Line, the latest track from Canadian duo MSTRKRFT’s forthcoming album Operator out July 22 via Last Gang Records.
The Ghost In The MP3 also known as modernist is an experiment by Ryan Patrick Maguire where he collects the bits of data that are erased during the MP3 and MP4 compression processes that make our files smaller and plays them back as a standalone file. This results in a hazy, ghostly audio and video of the discarded bits of data that are erased when a file is compressed that sounds and looks like it’s trapped in another dimension.
What if you could listen to what a club crowd stamping their feet and dancing on the floor all night sounds like? Well luckily for you, someone beat you to it.
Hit play on this one and listen to the amazingly interesting, eerie and noisy sounds of the human brain having a seizure. It’s part science and part art brought to you by Stanford University and it will hopefully help find some answers that will help those that are afflicted with seizures.
Ever wonder how computer voices and speech recognition technology are developed? Watch this insightful short film on the art of how many of these synthetic voices are created, how they’ve developed throughout the years and get an inside look at a studio session at Nuance, one of the biggest companies in the field [and the rumored Siri creators].