► MSTRKRFT – Party Line

shockwebpic_mstrkrft_partylineAnalog chaos ensues in Party Line, the latest track from Canadian duo MSTRKRFT’s forthcoming album Operator out July 22 via Last Gang Records.

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The Ghost In The MP3: See What’s Missing In Your Audio

shockwebpic_ghostinthemp3The 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.

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► The KVB – Fields

shockwebpic_thekvb_fieldsNew music from The KVB with a mood matching, dark lo-fi visual. Taken from the album ‘Mirror Being’ out June 1st via Invada Records.

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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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Death Metal Angola: Sounds Of African Resistance

shockwebpic_deathmetalangolaDeath Metal Angola is an awesome new documentary directed by Jeremy Xido that captures the growing hardcore death metal scene that has developed in the war-stricken southern African country of Angola.

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► Planets In Orbit – HPrizm Mix

shockleewebpic_hprizmplanetsmixOne of our favorite noisemakers and longstanding member of the acclaimed experimental hip hop vanguard Antipop Consortium, HPrizm AKA High Priest has blessed us with a cosmic head nod mix to close out the summer and usher in the 2014 home stretch.

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Project Bootleg Wants You To Dance On Their Empty Vinyls

shockleewebpic_projectbootlegWhat 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.

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Brain Music: Scientists Turn Seizures Into Sound

shockleewebpic_brainseizuremusicHit 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.

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Machine Language: Inside The Art Of Making Computers Talk

shockleewebpic_makingcomputerstalkfEver 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].

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► Moongriffin Live & Raw From Portland

shockleewebpic_liveandrawpt2_moongriffinJazz hip hop electronic future – one way to describe the sounds in this new set by Moongriffin. This one’s titled Live & Raw Part 2 and was recorded live at Tortalandia in Portland, Oregon.

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