7 Sep
Resident Advisor travels to Germany for latest documentary

Last month Resident Advisor took its Real Scenes series to Detroit, to the birthplace of techno. And while the Motor City is certainly the loins from which techno first sprung, there is no city on earth more relevant to techno presently than Berlin. So logically Resident Advisor (and series sponsor Bench) have now traveled to […]


11 Aug
The vibrant past and present tense of the Motor City

One of the top electronic music websites out there, Resident Advisor, has begun a video series documenting specific cities and the role they’ve played in the emergence of the movement and the specific genre which was bred and inculcated there. The first film, Real Scenes: Bristol, dealt with the city’s role in the rise of […]


2 Jun
Opening TONIGHT at the Opera Gallery, NYC

New York-based artist Logan Hicks is a photorealistic landscape and portrait painter. His hyperrealist style is achieved by combining stencils, photography, aerosol and a variety of canvases (such as anodizing on aluminum and etched wood panels), becoming somewhat of a pioneer in the art world. He’s known for taking the humdrum of urban landscapes and […]


2 Feb
Even more wood from the innovative Belgian designer

It seems Martin Margiela has an obsession with wood for 2011, and thinking way outside the box with the material. On Monday we shared with you the Belgian designer’s Wood Effect Shoes, and today comes the Wooden Wallet. Whereas the shoes were simply an applied effect on real napa leather, however, this wallet is actually […]


27 Jan
Trenner & Friedl bring 284 pounds of noise

If you’re looking to get the best sound from your loudspeaker — and you’re willing to throw $175,000 into your system — then you could do worse than Trenner & Friedl’s Duke loudspeaker. The ultra premium Austrian stereo manufacturer has spared no expense crafting what they consider the finest speaker, and they’re not afraid to […]


25 Jan
When video games roam the world

What might the world look like if the characters we grew up with on our Nintendo roamed the streets? UK-based graphic designer Aled Lewis took the time to illustrate exactly what it would look like. Lewis has taken the whole All Star team from the original N64 — like the dog from Duck Hunt, Bowser […]


5 Nov
The HRP-4C's disturbing performance in Tokyo

Um… this is a little freaky. A dancing HRP-4c cybernetic robot dances around with a quartet of human backup dancers, looking incredibly lifelike alongside them and giving me the heebie jeebies. The performance is taking place at the Digital Content Expo in Tokyo, and while it’s evident the Japanese are particularly fond of creating artificial […]


1 Nov
I ain't gave nobody no damn money, is you tweakin?!

Lando Calrissian’s cover of R. Kelly’s seminal stroke of genius, “Real Talk”, featuring the cast of Return of the Jedi. Tell me Leia, were there other guys there? Were there other guys there?! Real talk.