Well, we’ll have it by the end of summer, at least. If you, like us, found yourself deeply immersed in Neill Blomkamp’s unconventional, South African Sci-fi thriller, you’ll want to get a good look at this very promising new teaser. Featuring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, Blomkamp has gone from the indie circuit to big budget blockbuster territory – and by the looks of this trailer, he just might pull it off.
The latest creation by our friends from KiBiSi is a range of contract market furniture designed to last. As always, KiBiSi’s creative process has been mindful of what Lars calls ‘aesthetic sustainability’ meaning that Scoop is produced to be a credible design choice when your great grandchildren make their first furniture purchase.
Going out in Berlin is usually associated with clubbing and people often forget to check out all the bars the city has to offer. Getting wasted can be a treat, if you know where to go.
Calling out all of Copenhagen's techno fans, house fanatics, disco freaks and general vinyl nerds. There's a new record shop in town for us - and it's called Dorma 21!
A brand new interview with disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder has surfaced. The now 72 year old Moroder talks about collaborating with Daft Punk on their much-anticipated new album set to release in May..
Dunkel Radio's Andreas Rosendal had a talk with the co-host Torsten Cordes about his new monthly club i/ O.
- is one of the cleverest pieces of experimental sound design we’ve laid our ears on for quite some time. By performing the seemingly simple act of rubbing leaves against a turntable, composer and sound designer Diego Stocco creates overwhelmingly delectable ear candy that makes turntable wizkids like Kid Koala seem like musical conservatives in comparison.
One of the world’s best DJs throws down the sound among the scantily clad pool posse of Boiler Room Miami. Enjoy the timeless, tantalizingly tasteful set of the main man Carl Craig as he takes you on an electronic odyssey of great things past and present from Moodyman to Omar S.
Copenhagen just gained a new architectural icon, located on the waterfront just outside the city. From above it has the shape of a whirlpool. From the ground it looks more like a huge whale that washed up on the shore. The intricate and very 'liquid-y' geometry is constructed by casting concrete around a steel skeleton, before covering it with sheets of aluminum, which all have diamond shapes in same dimensions. This has the added benefit of making the totality of the construction look like fish scales. Yes, it's a sight to behold.
Stuart Li has been turning heads all over the globe with his super raw productions as Basic Soul Unit. His techno and acid-inspired house is being released on impressive labels such as Nonplus Records, New Kanada and Ostgut Ton, to name a few. Step inside for the interview.
Kinetica Art Fair is about new media, electronics, sound, light and time-based art with a focus on kinetic and robotic art. The fair is a tribute to the exploring of new technologies and ingenious art. The fair was held three weeks ago in the heart of London.
Gold is rocked around the neck and on the ears as Johannesburg’s finest treats us to a set full of syncopated gems and low-end delicacies. The crowd may not exactly be going apeshit, but this will in no way deter us from bigging up Spoek’s Boiler Room set.
Projection mapping is certainly nothing new, but artist and engineer Barry Threw’s immensely comprehensive project leaves you dazed to the point of confused when you consider the time, care and unflinching work ethic that went into actualizing this breathtaking, immersive spectacle. Using 44 projectors with a combined brightness of 840,000 lumens, the projections covered a surface 600ft wide x 351ft high. How do you like THEM apples?
For those of you interested in keeping up with emerging sub-genres of the bass world... For the rest of you it's perfectly fine to stop reading now.
More mindblowing stuff from the world of experimental sound design. j.viewz has made it his mission to play one of Massive Attack’s most enduring hits on an aubergine, some strawberries and a carrot. A mission that he succeeds in completing with flying, fruity colours.
The founding father of the legendary London club night, Secret Sundaze, recorded a three-hour set when playing Panorama Bar some weeks ago. A classy set ranging from deep Afro inspired tunes to Chicago, Acid and back again. Lots of hidden gems in there and well worth a listen...
The latest edition in the AIAIART series comes with a generous helping of the feminine touch. Caroline Sillesen is a young illustrator/artist with a distinctive black/white graphic aesthetic and a deeply personal style. Have a look and a listen.
About a year ago Toby Schachman made a small and brilliant online drawing interface called recursivedrawing.com – today I found this site, and lost any hope of getting my work done for the day. In order to even the playing field, I am now sharing it with you guys. Come on, don't let me be the only slacker here!
Our partners over at KiBiSi have yet another award to place on what must be an increasingly strained mantelpiece. And this time around they took it home with a magnetically attachable bike light that performs a cut above the rest while being easy on the eye in that characteristic KiBiSi fashion.
A guitar, a unique voice and a devotion is what Schultz and Forever is all about. The young wiz-kid has, in a very short period of time, given the danish folk scene something to chew on.
The Gravity stool is invented by the Dutch Artist Jólan van der Wiel, who uses it to craft interior design and furniture with unique tactility and shapes.
- is not the title of ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist john Frusciante’s latest solo album. It’s actually a sound experiment that makes water flow in awe-inducing shapes and patterns. Click play on the video and prepare to be delighted.
The L.A.-based musician Nosaj Thing released “Eclipse/Blue” a few months ago. The track is great but the video is...hard to put into words. The visual made by the artist Daito Manabe who teamed up with takcom, Satoru Higa, and MIKIKO to direct this masterpiece, is produced by the Creators Project, the ongoing, seriously fruitful collab between Intel and Vice. The video expresses a hypnotic compelling perceptional universe of optical illusions and movement.
In this interview from 2010 Om’Mas Keith talks about his upcoming album and explains why many artist travel to LA to finish their work. Enjoy!
The future of sketching is coming. WobbleWorks designed a groundbreaking hand held 3D printing device. A pen that can draw in the air! The 3Doodler literally puts the power of 3D printing in the hands of the creator with no need of any technical knowledge, software or computers.
The first monthly podcast of Maskinrum is now up for your listening pleasure. The live recordings from Mana Pool, Nature Won and Sekuoia, who performed at the first event on the 23rd of February, have been narrowed down to a an hour's mishmash of electronica, ambient and dubstep. All music in the video above is also taken from the live recordings.
The last two gigs were the best in terms of performance, especially in Hamburg everything came together just right. While the snow was falling heavily outside LOLA, Brandt Brauer Frick & Om’Mas delivered a spectacular show on the top floor of the old bunker.
Pieter-Jan Pieters formerly affilliated with our friends at Teenage Engineering and currently doing the rounds on Tedx just sent us his latest project, which aims to commercialize a series of devices (midi-controllers) that work on movement, drawing, heartbeat, and other analog gestures. It’s utterly arresting and right up our alley.