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How the Music Industry Messed Up Legal Streaming the First Time Around

Lessons from the music industry’s initial consumer-hostile reaction to the Napster saga. Going from $16 CDs to unlimited streaming is really hard.
Ernie Smith
5.16.18
Flawless
Flawless

Meet the Teen Who Turns Beyoncé's Live Shows Into Amazing, Unofficial Albums

The 17-year-old behind @BeyReleases says he'll do almost anything to get the BeyHive what it wants.
Mikelle Street
4.20.18
video art
video art

Watch This Filmmaker Work Six Projectors at Once to Make Incredibly Trippy Art

Toronto duo Zephyr use old tech to make magic.
Jordan Pearson
3.2.18
Back in the Day
Back in the Day

This In-Browser Winamp Emulator Will Take You Back to 1999

It really whips the llama’s ass.
Matthew Gault
2.8.18
musical genius
musical genius

This Music Played On Pencil Strokes Is Art

Listen closely, and you can hear notes in every stroke.
Samantha Cole
1.12.18
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The DIY Music Tech Enthusiast Who Builds Custom Guitar Pedals

Jamie Stillman founded Earthquaker Devices to push the boundaries of music technology.
Ankita Rao
12.20.17
On Edge
On Edge

This Artist Is Using Drone Music to Help People With Anxiety and Depression

Kristel Jax's drone therapy combines personal stories about mental health and drone music.
Katie Jensen
12.8.17
It's a Feeling
It's a Feeling

How ‘Africa’ by Toto Became the Internet’s Favorite Song

Somehow, this cheesy, emotional tune, which turns 35 this year, inspires unironic, almost undivided adoration across the web.
Jessica Furseth
11.21.17
Music
Music

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Can Be Used to Alter How You Perceive Music

Basically, it’s possible to make people feel music more by exciting their brains with magnets.
Michael Byrne
11.21.17
cyberpunk
cyberpunk

Taylor Swift Is Cyberpunk Now

The music video for '...Ready For It?' is full of cyberpunk tropes.
Matthew Gault
10.27.17
things that are good
things that are good

I Hope the Last Song I Hear Is Played on the Otamatone

The Japanese instrument has taken YouTube by storm.
Louise Matsakis
9.8.17
sexy time
sexy time

Robots Gently Caressed Humans to Sexy Music to See if They Were Turned On

A soft stroke by a cold bot.
Samantha Cole
9.7.17