pioneer

space computers

How the Humble CPU Launched NASA’s Golden Age of Space Exploration

Even today, retro-computing is carrying humanity to the edge of interstellar space.
John Wenz
5.28.17
Music

Chuck Berry, Rock and Roll Icon, Dead at 90

The man who many people attribute the creation of rock and roll to has died.
Mack Lamoureux
3.18.17
obits

RIP William Onyeabor, Who Remained a Mystery Until the End

The electro-funk pioneer and record label boss has died at the age of 70, and leaves behind a legacy steeped in secrecy.
Noisey Staff
1.18.17
Op-Ed

Little Simz Is Pioneering UK Rap, So Why Won’t the Industry Support Her?

Just because an artist refuses to fit into the prescribed notions of what a British act sounds like, doesn’t mean our award systems should ignore her.
Daisy Jones
12.1.16
reproductive rights

'I Know What it's Like': The 80-Something Abortion Pioneer Who Just Won't Quit

Once, a load of wet cement was dumped on her driveway. It did not dissuade her.
Michelle Duff
11.8.16
thump news

Dave Smith Teams up with Pioneer DJ On New Sampler

Synth legend collaborates with company on innovative Toraiz SP-16 hardware sampler.
Benjamin Boles
4.5.16
Stuff

We Met the Sydney Designer Who Invented the Fireplace DVD

"People think it's pretty easy, you just set up a camera. But you need a fixed camera position, a good fire, a good glow, and nice sound."
Jason J. Cohn
8.13.15
WTF

It’s Pioneer Day for Mormons But Pie and Beer Day for the Rest of Us

Although two-thirds of Utah’s 2.9 million residents are Mormons, not everyone is content with H2O on a God-given day off from work—and today’s a Friday, no less!
Alex Swerdloff
7.24.15
beer

I Got Buzzed Like Our Forefathers at a Pioneer Reenactment Village

Back in the day, beer was likened to foodstuff and often drunk as a speedy supplement for laborers' daily intake of carbs, sort of like a bread smoothie.
Aidan Johnston
5.14.15
Film

Watch This Short Film Where Will Oldham Tells a Really Twisted Bedtime Story

"Pioneer" is simple, but powerful.
Jeffrey Bowers
5.7.15
Words

THUMP Gets a Rare Look Inside SHADED’s On-The-Road Gear

The SCI+TEC star shares some of the most important bits of equipment he hauls from gig to gig.
Christopher Metler
10.27.14
Words

Pioneer's New Technology Could Be Dance Music's Own NSA

Privacy advocates and up-and-coming DJs alike should think twice before adopting Pioneer's KUVO.
Ziad Ramley
10.24.14
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