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The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

Evidence Indicates That Universal Basic Income Improves Human Health

Biological Case for UBI<p>At the end of 2015, after a year-long journey, I achieved the realization of an idea with the help of about 140 people that …

Psychology

David Lynch in the Beautiful World of "Twin Peaks" | GQ

Seventy-one years after David Lynch’s debut in Missoula, 40 years after the premiere of Eraserhead, and 25 years after Laura Palmer said good-bye to Special Agent Dale Cooper, the most daring auteur in Hollywood goes to the one place that seemed off-limits.<p>The Darkest, Sunniest Director in …

TV

How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work

On December 2nd, 1942, a team of scientists led by Enrico Fermi came back from lunch and watched as humanity created the first self-sustaining …

Artificial Intelligence

Kick And Bass Sidechain: 5 Minutes To A Better Mix - TheRecordingRevolution.com

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Mastering Your Music In The Box

For many years, mastering was considered a mysterious “Black Art”—dedicated engineers with specialized gear performing who-knows-what kind of …

Tips & Tricks — Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery Plug-In | Universal Audio

Traditional recording wisdom states that the amount and quality of ambience, depth, space, clarity, and imaging in a recording can only be modified …

Tips & Tricks — Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Plug-In Collection | Universal Audio

It's ironic that the compression technology that's perhaps the most difficult to wrap your head around — the fabled T4 opto-electrical mechanism that …

5 Things You Need to Know About Mastering Your Music | Universal Audio

The mastering engineer is the last step of the artistic phase, and the first step of the manufacturing phase. It’s the final opportunity to listen, …

Music Production

Tone Color of the Fairchild Compressor

6min<p>(56)<p>In this video, producer Ben Lindell shows what he likes and how to use the UAD Fairchild compressor plugin and talks about its sound, color …

Music Production

Tips & Tricks — Ocean Way Studios Plug-In | Universal Audio

The Ocean Way Studios Plug-In rewrites the book on what’s possible with acoustic space emulation. By combining elements of room, microphone, and …

Tips & Tricks — Softube Amp Room Plug-Ins | Universal Audio

Softube Bass, Metal, and Vintage Amp Room Plug-Ins mimic the workflow of recording guitar in the studio.<p><i>Developed by the highly regarded modeling</i> …

UAD-2 Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor review

<b>Peter Reardon, the founder of Shadow Hills industries, is happy to admit that he set out to build a processor 'for himself' when he embarked on the</b> …

Can you handle the truth? Everybody loves the sound of 'distorted' music

Just how much distortion -- and the favored type of distortion, analog or digital -- varies from listener to listener, and that's where the story gets complicated.<p>Intentionally added distortion has always been part of recording, mixing, and mastering pop or rock music for one simple reason: the …

Music Production