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We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like an Old Cowboy
Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.
'Heavy Rain''s Creators Talk About the Importance of Narratives in Video Games
Quantic Dream director David Cage and 'Life is Strange' director Raoul Barbet look back on the PlayStation 3 hit.
This Guy Plans to Set the Money from His Student Loan on Fire
British art student Brooke Purvis wants to critique the student loan system, fiat currency, and capitalism itself by burning a load of cash.
Remembering 'Monkey Dust,' the UK's Greatest Animated Satire Series
Nothing else has ever lampooned all that's wrong with modern Britain in quite the same way.
PREMIERE: Stream OOFJ's New Album 'Acute Feast' in Full
We called them up to talk about the album, nightmares, and working with both Ai Weiwei and Lars Von Trier.
Cratedigger FM Lets You Listen to That One Song You've Never Been Able to Find Anywhere Else
"Sure there's radio on Spotify, but you'll only find a few singles, you can't really tell a story."
This Band Replaced the Words in Famous Songs with “My Dick”
Did John Lennon really want us to imagine a world without My Dick?
Meet the Musical Clairvoyant Who Finds Ghosts In Your MP3s
This sound technician makes music from the bits cut out during compression, and it's mad spooky.
An Interview with the Dude Who Made the Website that Lets You Recreate Beats from J Dilla, Kanye, and 9th Wonder
The latest fun creation from the guy that brought you last summer's rap vocabulary analysis.
This Guy Turned Surreal Sleep Talking into a Cult Album
From mustard battles to Chinese-Austrian dwarf geniuses, the recordings of Dion McGregor are weird enough to be totally fascinating.
This Russian Soundsystem Turns Radiation Into Ambient Music
Dmitry Morozov has already shown us tattoos that make music. Here's his latest invention.
This Guy Can Hear Wi-Fi, He Says it Sounds like Minimal Techno
Wi-Fi is always hard to find. In moments of drought, we attempt to connect to unknown networks with dubious names. Other times, for whatever reason, there isn't even any Wi-Fi in reach - not even the supposedly omnipresent The Clou