The concept of Trans Metro Express is to give four electronic acts the opportunity to compose a live set for the Copenhagen Metro, inspired by a video of a specific Metro stretch. The music is subsequently played live in the moving Metro while the Copenhagen massive go Metro mental, as it were. It’s safe to say that the compentent creatives behind The STRØM Festival of Electronic Music go that extra mile to provide the very best in music, movement, and memorable experience. A fact which this year’s Trans Metro Express was, very literally, a moving testament to. AIAIAI tagged along for the ride and filmed the entire thing, which resulted in this very video. Check it out.
A little lesson in popular cultural history from Dark Matters. Take it away, boys.
Mama used to tell me to keep both feet on the ground. I normally try to, but Tomas Saraceno’s transparent 'bouncy castle' art installation made me feel like walking on air and I had to let go. I felt like a kid playing in this giant adult playground, which behaves like a suspended trampoline crossed with a see-through bouncy surface.
Want to see the documentary that depicts the rise, tribulations and subsequent rise of the world’s best operating independent hip hop label? It’s all about the Stones Throw Kickstarter project.
There are many different ways to promote your message. Our buddies from the utterly excellent Parisian label/party crew/website ClekClekBoom made a trippy video featuring producers Bambounou and French Fries getting rowdy in the kitchen. A true Friday post, if we do say so ourselves.
CphCph is about documenting unseen Copenhagen and conquering impassable places. With no fear of heights and taking private property with a grain of salt, the two man crew consisting of Thue and Anders, explore the most inaccessible and prohibited places in Copenhagen in stunning, vertigo-inducing ways.
Drinking cold beer in the summertime is pretty great. In light of this inescapable fact, we highlight a few clever beer concepts. It’s beer ‘o clock.
Get a load of this fresh, new edition of Lomography’s analogue, hand-crank camera that comes complete with signature and material from 2010 Palme D’Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
Making everything you can think of, from bus stop windows to trees, into a soundboard may not be exactly the thing you dreamt of, but that doesn’t make the realization of said idea any less spectacular.
Some of you may find this TED talk that makes the case for the existence of a so-called ‘multiverse’ through cutting-edge discoveries within physics a bit of a mouthful. But sometimes your Monday needs a good, dizzying, philosophical kick in the rear and that’s what Brian Greene’s utterly fascinating talk provides in full.
Featuring the mother of all ACID literature. For this edition of the Friday ACID post, we’re going back to The Acid House. The book, that is.
Ridley Scott’s back. Check out the latest trailer for what looks set to be another inspired, lush and terrifyingly intense visual experience from the legendary director.
This week: Japanese tastemakers Undercover provide you with swear words and seriously contemporary statements all rolled up into one neat, wearable package.
And it actually sounds pretty good - in an eerie, unearthly sort of way.
It's about that time, time to get down with the T-shirt of the week. This week: That Shit Cray' tee for lovers of crayfish and braggadocio rap.
Well, that's hard to say, really. But we can say this: the future looks promising as some of the world's best music blogs come together in this new Kickstarter project.
Mexican ghetto music is the music for you, says Diana. Check it out and have a look at those boots while you're at it.
Because we dig T-shirts. This week: A great tee featuring Eddie Murphy and Rick James.
An end of year list that doesn’t involve music!
Here it is, our inaugural Xmas wish list! Peep what the AIAIAI employees would like to unwrap on Christmas Eve.
Love TV but hate most of the mindless drivel that it churns out? Network Awesome's got your back.
Are you an artist or an aspiring artist in need of deep catchphrases that can sell your art? Yes, you say? Then the Arty Bollocks Generator is the generator for you.
A documentary about copyright featuring Girl Talk and Dangermouse that you can never watch too many times.
Check out this new, moustache-riffic soundtrack we made for Movember.com Movember is a global movement that urges men to grow moustaches in November to raise awareness for men’s health. You could argue that there are better ways of raising health awareness. But you would be wrong.
Don’t press us on the sordid details, but we happen to be in the interesting and privileged position of sitting on documents that contain Arne Jacobsen drawings called ‘House of the Future’. Produced in 1932, a few years after the original House of the Future was designed, these documents display comprehensive drawings of what we’re quite certain has to be the world’s first flat screen TV.
It’s amazing, spine-tinglingly wonderous and more than a little bit frightening: scientists can now record the images in your head - and they’re on the verge of being able to record your dreams.
Shot from the ISS space station as it orbits the Earth at night, this NASA-produced time lapse film takes you around the world in a minute.