Category Archives: music

Miniature Analog

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Illustrator Dan Mcpharlin made these little beauties 2008 for Esquire magazine . “The Analogue Miniatures series was my attempt to pay tribute to early synthesizers and analogue recording equipment. Rather than replicating existing machines, the focus was on creating a revisionist … Continue reading

Sounds that Matter

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If you are a fan of podcasts, but even when not, we want to let you know that there is a fantastic series hosted by Band & Olufsen on sound: “Sound Matters”,. It is describing sounds in the world around … Continue reading

COPY – PASTE

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“Übermut” (High Spirit) ist the name of he new Berlin project, an initiative of visitBerlin and Hamburg Marketing supported by the German Federal Foreign Office, and is taking a stand on art made in Germany and the nation’s creativity. Their … Continue reading

Mix Tape

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did you save your mix tapes from the 80s? I am sure I have or another still creeping somewhere in some boxes… Why, because Elbow, the “portable cassette player for the XXI century” (in development) is here to fresh up … Continue reading

FASCINATING MACHINE

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….from the last century. The instrument is called Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina & it was invented by Ludwig Hupfeld AG in 1907. It is entirely mechanical, playing the music on eight violins placed in a circular bow of the vertical round-a-bout. Small bellows come to simulate the … Continue reading

Denim in Hip-Hop

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The importance of the blue cloth worn by wranglers, cowboys, trappers soon splashed, first the US mainstream and then the world:  James Dean, Marlon Brando and likes wore it, the Ted’s and the Poppers, only the Mod’s seemed to wanted … Continue reading