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By Michael Heumann | For fans of Pye Corner Audio, Children of the Stones, modular synths, and science fiction

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'Blade Runner 2049': Everything You Need to Know About Replicants

“Blade Runner” and “Blade Runner 2049” are a bit unclear about whether its Replicants are robots as we usually know and understand them<p>Central to the …

Science Fiction

Blade Runner’s chillingly prescient vision of the future

In “Blade Runner,” reality no longer matters. How long until this happens to us?<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Can corporations become so powerful that they dictate the way we feel? Can machines get mad – like, really mad – at their makers? Can people learn to love …

Science Fiction

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How 'Ashes To Ashes' Put The First Act Of David Bowie's Career To Rest

In 1980, David Bowie was in the middle of a new kind of transformation. After launching himself to stardom in 1969 with his first hit single, "Space Oddity," he spent a decade morphing from Major Tom to Ziggy Stardust to Aladdin Sane to Halloween Jack to The Thin White Duke — a series of characters …

David Bowie

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Amazon announces three new sci-fi shows for its streaming service

Thanks to the likes of HBO and Netflix, we’re living in a golden age of television. Whether you’re a fan nostalgia-driven horror, gritty crime …

Science Fiction

CBS Badly Misplayed Their Hand By Making 'Star Trek: Discovery' A Paid Streaming Exclusive

I was excited to watch <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> last night, CBS’s return to a “true” <i>Star Trek</i> show in the age of JJ Abrams blockbusters. I set my DVR and gave it viewing priority over <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i>, because all the early buzz I’d heard was stellar.<p>But while I really did like the show, the process …

Star Trek

From Blade Runner to Rollerball: did cinema's sci-fi dystopias predict the future?

We are living in the era imagined by science-fiction films – but is reality really mirroring fiction?<p>Police cars can’t fly, artificial snakes are not commercially available, and the exodus to off-world colonies has not yet begun, but we’re already living in the world of Blade Runner – …

Science Fiction

Hubble spots something really, really weird at the edge of our solar system

The Hubble space telescope has imaged something very odd at the edge of our solar system – although, rather disappointingly, it’s not death planet …

Astronomy

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Space Science

5 Novels of the Black Death and the World It Might Have Made

The Black Death was one of western civilization’s darkest episodes: a lethal plague that devastated Europe in the 14th century, killing somewhere …

Literature

Les Edwards

Channeling some BoC vibes with Digiverb Rainmaker Jellysquasher Dixie and uVCF #intellijel #eurorack #modularsynth #idm #boardsofcanada

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RIP Holger Czukay

Holger Czukay, co-founder of Can, has died aged 79<p>Holger Czukay, best known as a co-founding member of Can, has reportedly died aged 79.<p>Born in 1938 …

First Listen: Hüsker Dü, 'Savage Young Dü'

<i>At the bottom of this article you'll find the first of three discs from</i> Savage Young Dü<i>, the extensive reissue project of Hüsker Dü's early catalog due out in November from Numero Group. You can find</i> <i>disc two here</i> <i>and</i> <i>disc three here</i><i>.</i><p>It's tough to think of a rock band as storied and ferocious as …

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A beginner's guide to Scientist

<b>The Jamaican audio engineer Scientist is one of the crucial links in a musically innovative chain that begins in the late 60s with King Tubby,</b> …

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Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

Astrophysics

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Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

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CEC — eContact! 13.4 — History of Electronic Sound Modification by Harald Bode

Social top<p>English<p>History of Electronic Sound Modification<p>Harald Bode first presented his lecture “History of Electronic Sound Modification” in the …

Four book series that are shaping the future of science fiction on television | Ars Technica

Here are the searingly original visions that will soon set your monitors on fire.<p>If recent Hollywood deals are any indication, science fiction on TV …

Science Fiction

Hugo awards 2017: NK Jemisin wins best novel for second year in a row

The Obelisk is headline winner in a year marked by diminished presence of conservative Sad Puppy lobby and strong showing from women<p>A year after NK Jemisin became the first black person to win the Hugo award for best novel, the African American author has landed the prestigious science fiction …

Science Fiction