Musicians Hacked Together New Instruments Out of Tattoos and Chess Boards
A London hackathon paired artists with coders to make new sounds.
Alien Liquids Shapeshift in This Nightmarish Music Video
denial.of.service returns with the highly hallucinatory "Take This Pain Away," for experimental black metal/harsh electronics act Crowhurst.
Trip to ‘Epsilon,' a Sci-Fi Base Station on an Alien Planet
Animator and designer Maxim Zhestkov tells a science fiction story sans motion, sound, or dialogue.
VICE vs Video games
Space Is, Once Again, the Place for Video Games
These are the off-Earth places I will visit, alone, just me against the vastness of the galaxy (and the occasional killer android).
A Light Show on a Castle Commemorates a German City's 300th Anniversary
A filmmaker sets Karlsruh aglow with a building-sized lightshow.
Cosmonauts and Old Memories Rule Doris Mirescu’s Last Hurrah in NYC
Mirescu's stirring adaptation of Tarkovsky's <i>Solaris</i> is set in an Upper West Side townhouse, blending film and live theater to bring ghosts to life.
Mind-Controlled Magnets Move A Fluorescent Green Pool
"Solaris" uses a brainwave-reading headpiece called the Emotive Epoc to control a pool of green slime with thought.
Ben Frost Expands His Theory of Machines
With 'A U R O R A,' the composer finds the post-noise black hole lurking under the rave dancefloor.
The Weird Science Issue
This is a short story by Lem that has remained unpublished in English until now. Its subject matter concerns a cyborg doctor of magnetics, robotic theology, “Jelly Brains,” and a lot of other esoteric and interesting topics.