Coming to a London street near you! AIAIAI and acclaimed Japanese sound artist, Yuri Suzuki, have realized an ambitious design- and sound art project involving an eye-catching 'Sound Taxi' that records the surrounding noise of London and turns it into music. The Taxi is driving around London now and livestreaming from the entire trip!
Here at AIAIAI we love to discover new music and therefore devote quite some time to do just that. There's a certain satisfaction in digging up little-known gems. However, recent years have seen a boom in great apps that help you discover new music and if you have an iPad or iPhone, why not use the means at your disposal?
So science finally decided to wise up and get their act together. This is a test flight on the Hover Bike. A bike that allows the rider to float over the ground.
A neat short film that investigates contemporary culture’s enduring obsession with vinyl.
Your Distorted brain needs food and focus on this post-Distortion Monday. And brain food is exactly what The Atlantic provides in the form of this insightful feature on the cultural significance of headphones.
Diana went to Music Tech Fest in London. It was quite a show, apparently.
Sometimes you have to hand it to other sites when they pull off great, thought-provoking features. Resident Advisor's 'The Esoteric Art of Great Sound' is excactly that as it features super relevant input from the prominent players within the loudspeaker game such as Jason Baird from Martin Audio and - you guessed it - Tony Andrews from Funktion One.
The team from the forthcoming documentary, ’I Dream of Wires’, met up with the great Carl Craig in April to talk about his electronic influences, production experiences and his fondness of modular technology. A sweet, little fix for all you gear heads out there.
That's right, you can now print any 3D object you want in the comfort of your home. Shoes, toy swords, scorpions and, if you happen to be a raging narcissist, little miniature versions of yourself. ‘If you can think it you can print it’, says Cubify.
And this time he’s not taking any prisoners. One of our favorite audio oracles, the inimitable Tony Andrews, was interviewed in this Red Bull Music Academy lecture where he gave his two cents on contemporary audio technology. A must-see for all audiophiles.
Shot from the International Space Station, this remarkable time-lapse video of planetary orbit gives you front row seats to the stars as viewed from space.
Created by two design students at L'Ensci Les Ateliers, this is a jelly that makes noise when you touch it. Quite brilliant.
A cautionary tale ( that goes a bit goth in parts) : what can happen when you use certain in-earphones.
PBS Off Book pulls off a cool, little documentary on the animated GIF.
Director, actor and motion graphic designer, Chris Crutchfield, made this neat, little video using the pervasive clicks and ticks of the iPhone, the Mac and Facebook.
By the cockiest man alive. Tony Andrews is a brilliant man with a brilliant product. But saying that he respects his competition would be the overstatement of the millenium, which is what this interview makes blatantly clear.
Although Valentine's Day is over and done with, the KiBiSi Partners over at BIG keep everyone all loved up with this 10 foot-tall, interactive heart installation in Times Square
It's 'sombre, experimental Monday' at AIAIAI HQ. Here's a turntable modified to play the inner rings of a tree like a record.
Continuing her exploration of the link between, human beings, nature and technology, the Icelandic songstress announces the next step in her ambitious Biophilia project: a ten-night residency in New York.
Here's the first full-length interview in our Fragments series. First up is Dan Snaith AKA Caribou talking about music, mathematics, intuitivity and DJing.
Love TV but hate most of the mindless drivel that it churns out? Network Awesome's got your back.
Rump Recordings' finest promote their latest album, 'Limousine to the Guillotine', in an attention-grabbing way.
The OP-1 synthesizer is now available in our webstore! Same goes for the PX-0 earphones made to match the OP-1 that we designed in collaboration with Teenage Engineering. To mark this joyous occasion, we caught up with Jesper for a chat about the OP-1 synth and the current state of music technology.
A documentary about copyright featuring Girl Talk and Dangermouse that you can never watch too many times.
Royal College of Art graduate, Yuri Suzuki, is a man on a marvellously eccentric mission to reawaken our interest in the physicality of music in an age where digital media prevail. Old radios are transformed into Theremins and digital/analogue hybrid discs are played on vintage record players in the London-based artist’s lab where it seems as if everything is possible.
An introductory guide to some of the most remarkable innovations/curiosities within music technology.
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.
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