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Squarepusher Collaborates With Robots on New EP

The Z-Machines are three robots created by Japanese roboticists with the purpose of performing music that's too advanced for the most skilled human musicians. There's a guitarist robot with 78 fingers and a drummer with 22 arms. Last fall, Squarepusher composed a piece for the machines called "Sad …


Listen: Damon Albarn Performs "Lonely Press Play", Covers "Seasons in the Sun" on BBC Radio

Blur/Gorillaz's Damon Albarn will release his debut solo LP this year, <i>Everyday Robots</i>, out April 28 in the UK and April 29 in the U.S. via Parlophone/Warner Bros.<p>Earlier this year, footage surfaced of Albarn performing the Everyday Robots song "Lonely Press Play" at the Sundance film fest. Now, as …


Listen: Sisyphus (Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, Serengeti): "Rhythm of Devotion"

Sisyphus: "Rhythm of Devotion” (via SoundCloud)<p><i>Photo by Brenden Beecy</i><p>Sisyphus is the collaborative project of Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, and rapper Serengeti. Following 2012's <i>Beak & Claw</i> EP under the name s / s / s, they'll release a self-titled full-length March 18 via Asthmatic Kitty and Joyful …

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Travel tips for South Tyrol, hunker down in a Scottish hideout, and retrace the pilgrims' path in Spain

<b>Take me there: South Tyrol, Italy</b><p><b>Why go?</b><br>Shunted between Italy and Austria for decades, this province offers an intriguing blend of cultures – think linguini meets lederhosen. Even if skiing's not your thing, the Alpine scenery, spas and fabulous food make for a compelling winter break.<p><b>What to …

10 Must-See Films to Catch at the 51st NY Film Festival - PAPER

One of my favorite events of the fall is the New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center (which starts tomorrow, September 26th, and goes through Oct. 13). And this year's selections are some of the best yet, chock full of intriguing premises. Here are 10 films not to miss:<p><b>1) Captain Phillips</b><br>Tom Hanks …



Top 15 travel experiences in Sikkim, India

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state prides itself on pristine alpine forests, lofty snow-capped …