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6 Ways to Identify Tracks Without Ever Using Shazam

From secret Facebook group to shadowy music forums, the phrase "Track ID??" is now less daunting than ever.
David Garber
11.22.16
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Inside the World's First Ambient Album for Kitties

'Music for Cats' is based on the theory that animals resonate most with rhythms from the womb.
Zoe Camp
10.27.16
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The Unlikely Rise of FL Studio, The Internet’s Favorite Production Software

Porter Robinson, Madeon, and Soulja Boy explain how one shockingly simple program gave 2010s hip-hop and EDM their respective sounds.
Dan Weiss
10.12.16
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The Unlikely Rise of FL Studio, The Internet’s Favorite Production Software

Porter Robinson, Madeon, and Soulja Boy explain how one shockingly simple program gave 2010s hip-hop and EDM their respective sounds.
Dan Weiss
10.12.16
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These 10 Instagram Accounts Will Renew Your Lust for Records

These streams will make you hot for wax.
David Garber
10.10.16
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A History of the Laser in Dance Music

From disco parties in the 70s to Daft Punk's carnival-of-lights show at Coachella 2006, here's how lasers became a big part of what defines a rave.
Michaelangelo Matos
10.7.16
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How One of 2016’s Most Talked-About Video Games Brought Generative Music to the Masses

‘No Man’s Sky’ sound designer Paul Weir’s rule-based music writes itself—literally.
Colin Joyce
10.5.16
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'TheWaveVR' is the Virtual Reality Concert Platform of the Future

We strapped on a headset and tried it for ourselves.
Ezra Marcus
9.29.16
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Lustmord’s Album of Space Recordings Is a Reminder of Your Insignificance

After 25 years of working on the record, the Los Angeles-based composer talks ‘Dark Matter,’ his new release made of samples of pulsars and other sounds from the vacuum of space.
Colin Joyce
9.28.16
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Tristan Perich’s Circuit Board Music Could Change the Way You Think About Albums

The Brooklyn-based artist has spent over 10 years using batteries, wires, and computer science know-how to code gritty mini-masterpieces
Colin Joyce
9.14.16
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Inside the Spiritual World of Plant-Based Instruments

Two biofeedback artists invented the MIDI Sprout to help people better understand the natural world by using plants to create music.
Sophie Weiner
9.7.16