► Emikaized Mix 001

shockleewebpic_emikaizedmix1 Run this brand new live mix from Emika featuring some of her favorite dark sexy club records. Look out for some club dates near you soon.

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If The Moon Were Only 1 Pixel

shockleewebpic_ifthemoonwere1pixelWe came across this interactive infographic by Josh Worth which he calls a tediously accurate scale model of the solar system and it’s totally worth your time if you have a few minutes to get scrolling.

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Sonic Water: Studies Of Visible Sound & Vibrations

shockleewebpic_sonicwaterSonic Water is an interactive installation by Sven Meyer [Elfenmaschine & kymat.de] and Kim Pörksen [Piece of Cake] that creates an interactive environment for visualizing sound and vibrations that reminds us that sound is truly physical.

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Robert Henke: I Really Do Everything Myself

shockleewebpic_henkeidoeverythingComputer music creator and Ableton Live co-developer Robert Henke talks about some things in this new video by 6sept13 which many digital music makers can relate to, mainly, how it can be hard to make musical decisions with so many options at your fingertips.

How do you avoid a career of ‘producing an arbitrary output of exchangeable stuff’? Robert shares his thoughts on this and gives us a look at his new project, Lumière.

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► Emika – My Frequency Mix

shockleewebpic_emikafrequencymixTake a listen to this hypnotic new mix from Emika featuring music from the album Dva, special edits, beats, and some solo piano.

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Space Distortions: Daydream Installation By Nonotak Studio Showing In NYC January 2014

shockleewebpic_daydreambynonotakStep into the light… Daydream V.02 is a mesmerizing installation by Nonotak Studio [Noemi Schipfer and Takami Nakamoto] which was recently shown at the Insanitus Festival in Lithuania and is coming to New York City this coming January.

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Design FX: Creating A Zero-G Battle Room For Ender’s Game

shockleewebpic_endersgamefxA signature sequence in Gavin Hood’s newest film Ender’s Game is the zero-G battle room, a place where the titular character played by Asa Butterfield trains in space. Hoping to create a sense of weightlessness, the filmmakers shot actors in a mix of harnesses and on wires against a greenscreen set.

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A Lego Thriller By Annette Jung

shockleewebpic_legothrillerEnjoy Michael Jackson’s Thriller in Lego stop-motion animation style by Annette Jung of Talking-Animals, Berlin.

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Beatboxing Man + Machine: Watch Humanelectro’s Sigma Project

shockleewebpic_humanelectroUsing MIDI gloves paired up with a Leap Motion Controller and armed with a curious tech crew Japanese beatboxer Ryo Fujimoto is using his body to master the new digital arts by becoming a human interface.

Electrical signals radiate from the body of Ryo Fujimoto via the various sensors that are connected to his face, arms, and hands. These sensors track heart rate, muscle movement, and finger positions in real-time. The data is then converted directly into audio and visuals, thereby allowing the expressive unification of man and machine, and the birth of “Σ [SIGMA]“.

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The Sounds Of Gravity: How The Filmmakers Created The Feeling Of Deep Space

shockleewebpic_soundofgravityDirector Alfonso Cuarón and Skip Lievsay, sound re-recording mixer for the new film Gravity discuss the use and placement of sound and how it was mixed in order to make it a realistic immersive theater experience. If you haven’t seen this movie yet do yourself a favor and check it out.

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