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Aedan’s “Evolution” features vibrant flower and insect closeups

Aedan's EP Microclimat includes the single "Evolution," the video for which is a breathtaking series of extreme closeups of colorful insects and plants.

Via the band:

This new clip by Aedan takes us into the world of the infinitely small and highlights another vision of evolution. Directed by Thomas Blanchard, who had already directed Aedan's ...

Airwolf theme performed on eight cellos (with bonus Thundercats)

Samara Ginsberg performs Sylvester Levay's Airwolf theme tune — originally intended for orchestral presentation but now a synth classic — on eight cellos. Stringfellow would be so proud!

Bonus: Ginsberg's done Bernard Hoffer's Thundercats theme too:

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Ennio Morricone, 1928-2020

Italian composer Ennio Morricone is dead at 91.

Morricone acquired fame scoring Westerns but transcended genre to become one of the world's masters of the form.

"His music was always outstanding," writes Hans Zimmer, "and done with great emotional fortitude and great intellectual thought."

His 1960s scores for Sergio Leone, backing a moody Clint Eastwood in ...

This ska-jazz cover of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons theme is everything

I'm a little late to the party as I've just discovered the fantastic world of YouTuber Pickitup's ska covers! K.K. Slider himself would be impressed by his ska-jazz cover of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons theme. Now, if that's not your thing, Pickitup's got a huge catalog ...

12 ‘Hamilton’ songs that kept their staying power after years of listening

07.03.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

To the delight of obsessives everywhere, the movie of the musical Hamilton has finally hit Disney+. If you listen carefully, you can probably hear the sound of thousands of fresh Hamilfans being minted every day.   To such newbies, those of us w... ...

‘Fuser’ feels amazing to play, but it doesn’t quite nail the ‘be a DJ all-star!’ fantasy

06.30.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

I really want Fuser to be awesome, if only because the basic mechanics are so ridiculously cool. Imagine you're a headlining DJ. You've got a crate of records to spin, a spread of turntables and mixing gear, and an audience. Your job is to make an ep... ...

Japanese railway melodies played on pocket calculators

Chiptune musician @atarimae_400 learned that the jingles played at some Japanese railway stations sound similar to the tones generated by a certain model of pocket calculator. So @atarimae_400 performed some of the melodies on his own adding machines.

As Kraftwerk sang, "I'm the operator with my pocket calculator." Read the rest

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