This Is What Synths Made of Repurposed Telephone Switchboards Sound Like
Lori Napoleon's switchboard synthesizers pay homage to the women pioneers of ambient electronic music.
Virtual Reality Owes a Lot to the Air Guitar
We talked to VR pioneer Jaron Lanier about virtual reality’s musical roots.
Why Is This Still a Thing?
Why Are 3D Movies Still a Thing?
It’s all about feeding the blockbuster beast.
These Earbuds Are Like Instagram Filters for Live Music
I augmented an M. Ward concert with Here Active Listening’s bionic ears.
The Best VR Experience at Tribeca Film Festival Was All About Sound
"Notes on Blindness" is a beautiful example of using sound to tell a story in virtual reality.
How Traditional Storytelling Is Ruining Virtual Reality Film
Meet the filmmakers writing the trippy language of cinematic virtual reality.
This Haunting Survivor Artwork Depicts the Horror of Nuclear Weapons
These illustrations by atom bomb survivors are a chilling reminder of the visceral power of visual storytelling.
How the 2016 Presidential Candidates Plan to Bridge the Digital Divide
Broadband access has hardly been discussed during the presidential race, on either side of the aisle.
Song Exploder, Exploded
What makes a song a song?
Behind the Scenes With Run the Jewels’ New VR Music Video
"We grew up thinking that virtual reality and jet packs and flying cars were part of our future right."
The Case Against the Case Against Daylight Saving Time
Please don’t take my sunshine away.
Why Are We Still Listening to Music in Two Dimensions?
Sound is essential to how the brain orients in space, so without audio that faithfully mimics reality, the illusion is lost.