cyberpunk

Op-Eds

I Really Hope Hans Zimmer Doesn't End Up Scoring 'Blade Runner 2049'

The removal of composer Jóhann Jóhannsson from the anticipated sci-fi sequel may send its soundtrack into generic territory.
Phil Witmer
9.16.17
Illustration

These Dystopian Illustrations Look Like Gorillaz Meets 'Borderlands'

Gangs of cyberpunk characters roam across the relics and rubble of crumbling cityscapes in the desolate universe of Max Prentis.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.20.17
digital art

Gritty Cyberpunk Illustrations From a Dystopian City of the Future

Canadian artists Nivanh Chanthara and Fred Rambaud built the dystopian "Babiru" universe from digital illustrations.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.6.17
music video

A Crumbling Building Dances Itself to Death in a Cyberpunk Music Video

Electronic musician Corin’s body movements get transposed into a crumbling and dancing building in the music video for "Vexations."
DJ Pangburn
5.12.17
music videos

Beijing Cyberpunk Artist Gives a Dazzling Look into a Posthuman Future

Major 'Ghost in the Shell' vibes abound in Howie Lee's new music video, "Four Seas 四海."
Emerson Rosenthal
5.8.17
Artificial Intelligence

Cyberpunk CGI Opera Features an AI Having a Mental Breakdown

Watch visual reworkings of 'Wraithmachine,' a 35-minute audiovisual experience by Italian artist and musician Datacode.
DJ Pangburn
5.7.17
Motherboard

We Talked to the 'Ghost in the Shell' Director About Weed, Whitewashing, and Cyberpunk

Rupert Sanders tells us about the journey he went on to make the live-action adaptation of the 1995 anime classic, and the controversy over casting Scarlett Johansson.
Matthew Giles
4.1.17
Photography

[NSFW] Nocturnal Emission to Mars with This Wild Sci-Fi Erotica

Digital photographer Jeffery Scott creates charged images of a dark, titillating future.
DJ Pangburn
3.2.17
Art

Streetwear Illustrations Dive into a Dystopian World of Demon Hunters

Hip hop, cyberpunk, and anime meet in the illustrations of Argentian artist Mau Lencinas, a.k.a., 199hates.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
12.13.16
Art

Cyber(punk) Monday | Insta Illustrator

Jack in to Will Sweeney's commercialism-free cyberpunk world.
Beckett Mufson
11.29.16
Art

A Moving Painting Turns Times Square into a Psychedelic Canvas

For the latest of ‘Midnight Moment,' Cuban artist Emilio Perez animates one of his paintings inspired by America’s first trans-continental highways.
DJ Pangburn
11.18.16
Music

Heaven Is a Social Death Network in Lorn's New Music Video

"Anvil" asks the question, What if your afterlife was a nonstop social media feed?
DJ Pangburn
10.25.16
0104