A French Speaker Company Just Set Up Shop in a 19th Century Opera House
Devialet's most popular speaker is aptly called the Phantom.
Tell Us What You Want the Future of Your City to Look Like
Motherboard is partnering with Smart Cities NYC 17 to cover the people shaping our urban environments of today and tomorrow.
Burners Are Riding Around on a Giant Model Phonograph
The 'La Victrola' float is a 35’ tall mobile art installation modeled after a crank turntable from the early 20th century.
The Best and Worst Celebrity Speeches of the DNC’s First Night
In typical award show fashion, the Dems trotted out all their star power last night with performances by Demi Lovato and Paul Simon and speeches by Sarah Silverman and Michelle Obama. But not everyone was a winner.
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American Hero Arrested for Having 80 Speakers in His Van
"I know it's illegal, but it's the weekend," the guy explained to the cops.
The Soundtank: Invading A Party Near You
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The Hi-Fi DIY of Colombia's Bass Lords
Late nights street dances have gone down on Colombia's Caribbean coast since at least the early 1950s, when picó sound system culture was born.
RZA Becomes a Monk in a New Photo Series
Take a knee in the hip-hop temple with Nathan Perkel's portraits of the unflinching icon.
The Wall of Sound
The untold story of the Grateful Dead's short-lived mega PA, arguably the largest, most technologically innovative sound system ever built.
We Made The Clubbing Emojis You Didn't Know You Needed
Texting about sausage-fests, clogged toilets, and vodka cranberries.
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This Is What The Sound of Your Refrigerator Looks Like
A Canadian artist transforms ambient sound into folded paper art.
3D Sonic Postcards Bring A New Meaning To Surround Sound
With the ubiquity of high-quality image capture tools, isn't it about time that audio caught up?