Music

instruments

I Spent a Month Learning Guitar on the Internet and It Actually Worked

So here's my review of Fender Play.
Emerson Rosenthal
8.11.17
Music

In Soviet Russia, Forbidden Music Was Smuggled on X-Ray Records

'Bone Music' is a unique exhibition exploring the Soviet subculture of recording forbidden music on X-ray films.
Dyllan Furness
7.30.17
Detroit

Detroit’s Fiery Uprising Gets Remembered as a Multimedia Art Series

'People of the Infinite Fires,' an installation and performance series, illuminates the circumstances of the Detroit Rebellion of 1967.
Rebecca Mazzei
7.27.17
Photography

Rare Photos of Norway’s Original Black Metal Scene

Documentary filmmaker Audrey Ewell talks ‘Until the Light Takes Us’ in advance of its special screening at The Roxy Cinema on July 26th.
DJ Pangburn
7.22.17
music video

[Premiere] Drift Through an Animated Dollhouse in This Dreamy Music Video

Handmade sets and gravity-defying dancers fill the music video for "Heat Seeker" by SOFTSPOT.
Andrew Nunes
7.20.17
Sound Art

Massive Robotic Instrument Turns Smartphone Data into Sounds

Using hardware and software, artist Andrius Šarapovas created a massive musical composer.
DJ Pangburn
7.20.17
City of the Seekers

Athletes and Musicians Inspire a 21st Century Expressionist Painter

Gena Milanesi paints dynamic, colorful portraits of celebrities like Pelé and Michael Phelps.
Tanja M. Laden
7.18.17
fine art

An Art Punk Legend Rises Again with Two Posthumous Shows

Artist and Suicide frontman Alan Vega left behind a treasure trove of art and photography. See it at two new exhibitions and in a special new vinyl sleeve.
DJ Pangburn
7.16.17
Music

Actual Seapunks: This Underwater Band Plays Music in Fish Tanks

'AquaSonic' sounds like a siren song for sea creatures.
Dyllan Furness
7.11.17
Venice Biennale

You'll Never Hear "We Are the World" the Same Way

'Songs for Disaster Relief' takes aim at self-righteous charity singles.
Andrew Nunes
7.11.17
monday insta illustrator

Get Lost in a Jamaican Illustrator's Pink, Marbled Dreamscape

Enter the dreamy world of Taj Francis's stylish illustrations.
Beckett Mufson
7.11.17
Found Materials

A Vinyl Lover Presses Records From Unorthodox Found Objects

Michael Dixon cuts gorgeous, intentionally complicated records from humanity's abandoned ephemera.
Andrew Salomone
7.6.17