Haunted Ink

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

A Florida woman discovered a treasure trove of rare space documents in the trash

A Navy veteran accidentally stumbled upon a number of rare documents and images from the height of the space age — in the trash outside of a home in Florida.<p>Former aviation electrician Yvette Quinn discovered the documents several weeks ago, and turned them over to WKMG News 6, concerned about the …


Neal Stephenson on magic, technology, and the lure of long books

One of Justin Trudeau’s and Barack Obama’s favourite writers teams up with Nicole Galland for ‘The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.’<p>If any writer should be …

Science Fiction

Finding Beauty In Imperfections – Q&A With Hainbach About His KOMA Field Kit Setup

The KOMA Elektronik Field Kit is one of the most inspiring sound tools we have seen in the past few months, a sort of egg of Columbus for all those …


10 Books With Positive Visions Of The Future, Because Sometimes The Real World Is Dystopian Enough

Between hip teen dystopias like <i>The Hunger Games,</i> sobering adult dystopias like <i>The Handmaid's Tale,</i> and actual real life dystopias like the current …

Sounds Of Science: The Electronica Pioneers You Never See

In much the same way that a cherished love song seems to uncannily mirror one’s own experiences, circumstances or desires, abstract electronica can …


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Where to begin with folk horror

All of these examples were produced for the BBC, but ITV’s various sub-strands produced equally unnerving forms of folk horror, some of which have …

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Syrinx Documentary

RVNG Intl. shared this short documentary on the 70’s Canadian electronic music group <b>Syrinx</b>.<p>Syrinx (synthesist and multi-instrumentalist John …

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Alessandro Cortini at the Don Buchla Memorial, April 23, 2017

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14 sci-fi books about climate change's worst case scenarios

Your Earth Day reading list<p>Today is Earth Day, an occasion used to highlight environmental awareness and the state of our planet’s health. Climate change has become a major focus in recent decades, and while 120 nations across the world ratified the Paris Agreement a year ago, significant …

Science Fiction

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2017 NFL schedule: Record predictions, analysis for all 32 teams

NFL Nation reporters predict the 2017 regular-season records for every team. Each prediction was made independent of the predictions of their …


Andrei Tarkovsky's sci-fi classic Stalker is getting an HD restoration

A visually stunning science-fiction classic just got more striking<p>Cinephiles, rejoice! Criterion Collection will be adding a major science-fiction classic to its roster this summer: a restored version of <i>Stalker</i>, directed by <i>Solaris</i> filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky<i>.</i><p>Based off the 1971 Russian …

Science Fiction

Book Review: Take a tour through Imaginary Cities, from Blade Runner to High-Rise to Gotham

For as long as human beings have huddled together in communities, architecture has played a role in their lives. From the oldest settlements to today’s metropolises, structures and planned spaces have helped organize social relations in ways both intentional and unforeseeable. And, like a novel, …

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A brilliant sci-fi thriller imagines how the massive floods of climate change could transform Earth

There are times when an author releases a book, and it seems like they've finally pinned down an idea they've been wrestling with for their entire writing career. The science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson has done that with his latest novel, "New York 2140."<p>Robinson's past books mostly been …

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Jack Reynor & Benedict Wong To Star In ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Jack Reynor (<i>Free Fire</i>, <i>Jungle Book</i>) and Benedict Wong (<i>Doctor Strange</i>, <i>The Martian</i>) have been set to star in the second installment of</i> …