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  • RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    A recently-announced collaborative project reveals that the legendary RZA will be releasing an album that has a different reference point from his usual landscape of gangster movies, kung-fu dubs, and 70s soul tracks: Classic video games. According to a new report, RZA and Atari are teaming up for “an album chock-full of original tracks inspired by the sounds […]

  • Spoiled.io: Spoil ‘Game of Thrones’ via Anonymous Texts to Your Enemies

    Spoiled.io: Spoil ‘Game of Thrones’ via Anonymous Texts to Your Enemies

    By my estimation, approximately 35% of the population is severely susceptible to spoilers of TV shows, getting extremely angry if a plot development is revealed before they get to watch the episode in question. And approximately 98% of those people watch Game of Thrones. So if one of these unlucky people has managed to make you […]

  • Vinylize.it Lets You Turn Soundcloud Files Into Vinyl Records

    Vinylize.it Lets You Turn Soundcloud Files Into Vinyl Records

    One of the most important sites on the internet for lovers of independent music is SoundCloud, where artists can upload their work online and get it heard whether they have an audience of millions or dozens. Vinylize.it is a new service that lets both artists and fans get their favorite SoundCloud tracks in a format […]

  • Nirvana: Two Unreleased Songs From the Band Surface Online (Audio)

    Nirvana: Two Unreleased Songs From the Band Surface Online (Audio)

    I don’t know anything about the culture of studio session tape trading, but I would imagine that you spend a lot of money on tapes hoping to find a snippet or two of something good—which would make a find by a recent eBay auction winner even luckier than previously thought, since they were able to […]

  • ‘Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything’

    ‘Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything’

    Hey, sick of Seinfeld yet? If so, why are you reading this? But if you still have an appetite for more about the Last Great Phenomenal Sitcom Ever, Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything, the new book by TV historian and writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, might be worth a read. Seinfeldia takes a […]

  • ‘Continuum Infinitum': Video Loop by Ben Ridgway (Video)

    ‘Continuum Infinitum': Video Loop by Ben Ridgway (Video)

    Way, way back in the earliest days of cinema, a man by the name of Eadweard Muybridge turned infinitely looping photography into both an art form and a vehicle for scientific observation. Now we have Ben Ridgway, who does for kaleidoscopic landscapes what Muybridge did for horses (note to Ridgway: You can use that line […]