The “Haynes Guide to Sonic Screwdriver” is a clever t-shirt from ThinkGeek that imagines what an owners’ manual for Doctor Who‘s most reliable and favorite tool would look like. Ready to build your own Sonic Screwdriver? If there really was a Haynes Manual for it, you would be able to do it in your own […]
Ya’ll…it just keeps happening. I keep losing. And I keep being surprised some weeks. I mean, I ate Sonic for goodness sakes! How does that happen?!? Oh yeah, I track! That’s right. I track and I try to eat within my calorie range on most days. Show More Summary
Engineers have experimented with using sonic waves to douse flames for years —but it took a pair of students to turn the concept into an affordable, hand-held device. Read more...
One of my most memorable concert experiences was a Sonic Youth show where the band got so deep and groovy that I fell asleep. Actual sleep. Not that the show was boring, it wasn’t, it was just so insanely mellow that it became soporific. Likely to slot into that same awesome/soporific axis is Sarah Lipstate’s awesome Noveller live shows. Show More Summary
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The garage rockers are remarkably vibrant on their first album since 1967.
The co-founder of Sonic Youth discusses money uncertainty as a musician and daughter of a Depression-era mother.
Why Beating Video Games Feels So Good [VIDEO] Whether you grew up using Sonic’s spin to imperviously pass through levels, Mario’s green cap to blast through enemies, or Tony Hawk’s moon gravity to throw down million-point tricks, all games have one thing in common: They’ve all been designed to tap...
Getting close to Kim Gordon, during her 30-year career in Sonic Youth, never felt easy. She was cool, in both an aesthetic sense and an emotional one. She seemed tough in general—tough to talk to, tough to decode. Onstage, Gordon was restrained, in sharp contrast to Thurston Moore’s showy guitar theatrics. Show More Summary
“Boulez’s style is explosive. He detonates a germ of an idea and, like a seed, it grows a sonic forest. The common fallacy is that pieces as highly and intricately structured as these require technical understanding. But you don’t need to be a botanist to be stirred by a field of wild flowers.”
If the phrase “Black lives matter” conjured a sound, it might be something like that of the music heard on Kendrick Lamar’s new album, To Pimp a Butterfly.
Color Plus Ma?ngata Sequence [EP] [Terrorhythm; 2015] by C Monster Rating: For the past few days, I’ve awoken to the gun-cocking sonics of “Foreign Bodies” off Mångata Sequence, an EP by NYC’s Swim Team crew-member Color Plus. The sound...Show More Summary
Standing beneath the all-seeing Masonic pyramid symbol called the Eye of Providence, the artist who records as Lustmord made his Los Angeles debut after three decades as a preeminent sculptor of dark, stomach-rumbling sonic design and experimental aural incantation.
Hit the jump for all of March 22nd, 2015's game deals and amiibo offers, including Sonic the Hedgehog's amiibo figure for $12.99, the Wii U Disney Infinity Marvel Super-Heroes 2.0 Edition Starter Pack for $39.99, and Wii U Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge for seven bucks. Show More Summary
Sonic Youth star corrects the record: Why she doesn't see herself as a musician, a rock star or a New Yorker
Sad-sack Davidson Wildcat is saddest wildcat at KeyArena. Frike Spiedman Key Arena, the former home of the Sonics and current home of the Storm (and concerts with intolerable sound) hosted four NCAA Tournament games on Friday: Northern...Show More Summary
Laser Face. Images courtesy Marshmallow Laser Feast If you ever wondered what your own face chewing a marshmallow might look like if it was converted into a sonic laser light show, then the new installation from Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF), the creators of Laser Forest, should help you tick that off the bucket list. Show More Summary