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What music startup founders often get wrong

<b>Doing a consumer facing music startup is hard. Especially if you don’t understand what gives music value.</b><p>One of the hardest aspects of building music …

BBC is making interactive radio plays for Alexa and Google Home

The BBC is known for producing radio plays, but the format is about to get a high-tech twist: a new experiment by the broadcasting company will turn traditional audio dramas into interactive stories.<p>One new radio play — a comedy / science fiction story titled <i>The Inspection Chamber</i> — will work …

How can we be sure our food is safe to eat? | Felicity Lawrence

The authorities dismiss health risks but don’t be fooled. Structures designed to protect us are being dismantled<p>It has been a summer of food scares. They pop up at regular intervals to shake us briefly out of our complacency about the safety of our food supply before we carry on as before. Last …

The Loud, Obnoxious, 3,500-Year History of Sonic Warfare

It’s just getting started. "Frequency-based warfare will become more widespread due to its capacity to be covert and controlled from distance," one …

Acast wants to get new audiences “in the podcast door” with more diverse shows and better data

With a new paid subscription option and its sights set on non English-speaking countries, the Swedish podcasting startup is looking for listeners (and shows) beyond the iTunes set.<p>Acast resists the term “paywall.” The Stockholm-based podcasting startup, which entered the U.S. last fall and is the …

Sad Songs, Artificial Intelligence and Gracenote’s Quest to Unlock the World’s Music

It’s all about that vibe. Anyone who has ever compiled a mix-tape, or a Spotify playlist for that matter, knows that compilations succeed when they …

The Rowdy World of Rap’s New Underground

SEATTLE — One night this spring, the rapper Lil Pump, 16, with braces on his teeth, was asleep — or something like it — on the couch in the upstairs green room at the Columbia City Theater here, his blond and pink dreads dangling in front of his face and a pair of Gucci high-tops slung around his …

Soundscapes in the past: Adding a new dimension to our archaeological picture of ancient cultures

Picture an archaeological site, what comes to mind? Sandstone walls, standing in the desert heat? Stonehenge, watching over a grassy field?<p>When …

Brian Eno Explains the Loss of Humanity in Modern Music

In music, as in film, we have reached a point where every element of every composition can be fully produced and automated by computers. This is a …

Brian Eno

AI and music: will we be slaves to the algorithm?

Tech firms have developed AI that can learn how to write music. So will machines soon be composing symphonies, hit singles and bespoke soundtracks?<p>F<b>r</b>om Elgar to Adele, and the Beatles or Pink Floyd to Kanye West, London’s Abbey Road Studios has hosted a storied list of musical stars since opening …

Artificial Intelligence

Red Bull Music Academy Daily

Damon Krukowski Will Change How You Listen

Damon Krukowski’s new six-episode podcast, “Ways of Hearing,” begins with an exciting analog sound: that of a needle descending on a record. Krukowski, the musician and writer best known for his work in Galaxie 500 and Damon & Naomi, tells us, “The first record I made was all analog.” It was 1987, …

Headphones

How Loud Is Too Loud? Doctors and Club Owners on Hearing Loss and Volume

<i>Last year, Grimes cancelled tour dates because of her struggle with tinnitus. Photo by Daniel Cavazos.</i><p>A few months ago while photographing a concert in Montreal, I saw something I'd never seen at a show before: audience members covering their ears.<p>That image came back to me a little while later, …

Emerging Hopkins center harmonizing music and medicine

For his fourth-grade science project, Alex Pantelyat compared the effects of classical and rock music on plants.Mozart, he recalled, helped the …

University of Pennsylvania

Music Training is Good for Teens’ Brains

Did you know that musical training can have benefits for young students’ brains? Nina Kraus, Ph.D., and her colleagues at Northwestern University …

From Jam to Jerky: Water Activity and the Science of Preservation

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Christina Ward, a master food preserver for Milwaukee County in Wisconsin and author of <i>Preservation: The Art and Science of Canning, Fermentation and Dehydration</i>. Over the next few weeks, she'll break down the science of and principles behind food preservation, with …

Obsessed: A Man and His Mold

<i>Editor's Note: Welcome back to Obsessed, the interview series in which we talk to uniquely driven amateurs and professionals from all across the food world. We hope to shed light on the passions that inspire enthusiastic food nerds, from home cooks to chefs on the line to veteran butchers,</i> …

Flavors

How the Moog Synthesizer Changed the Sound of Music

In my little corner of the world, we’re eagerly anticipating the arrival of Moogfest this May, just moved down the mountains from Asheville---where …

Tripping in the ICU

For those suffering the trauma of intensive care, the soothing swoosh of otherworldly ambient music can be a welcome gift<i>By Charles Fernyhough</i>Read at …

Intensive Care

Antonio Guterres of Portugal poised to become next UN Secretary-General after secret vote

Antonio Guterres, the former Prime Minister of Portugal, is poised to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations, succeeding Ban Ki-Moon of …

The 20 Best Movies for Foodies

If you classify yourself as a foodie, then you probably geek out over films with food, gastronomy, and everything in between. But if you're a foodie</i> …

Israeli startup aims to grow meat without the animal

TEL AVIV (JTA) – The founders of an Israeli food tech startup want you to enjoy your meat without the guilt -- in fact, without the animal.<p>SuperMeat, …

The 2,000 Years of History Behind Your Lunch Meat

Mortadella—the lard-laden salume from which piss-poor American bologna is derived—is a thing of such respect in Italy that counterfeiters were once tortured for selling fake versions.<p>For most of my life, bologna­—that flabby, flaccid mystery meat most often spotted between two mayo-slathered slices …

Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Food News | Machaca

Information<p><b>Other names:</b> Carne Seca<p><b>Translations:</b> 마카카, Мачака, Мачака, 德马查卡, Мацхаца, Pica<p>Physical Description<p>Machaca is dried beef, so it is dark …

Venison Prosciutto …

Acquire one whole leg of venison (mine weighed in at approx 5 kilos)<p>Fallow Doe leg, ready for curing …<p>Create the following salt cure according to …

12 cuts of meat to ask for from your butcher

Beef — it's what's for dinner. Too bad you've likely been limiting your dining options to overpriced cuts of steak.<p>To prove it, we recruited chefs and butchers, the guys and gals who know beef best, and had them pit some of the most popular pieces of meat against lesser known (and cheaper) gems.<p>We …

BBQ

The World’s Most Expensive Steak Is Aged for 15 Years

If you stop by a nice butcher shop in your neighborhood you’ll likely find aged rib eyes and porterhouse steaks somewhere between one and two months …

Butcher selling ‘world’s most expensive’ sausage at $57 a link

There’s no “banger” for your buck with this sausage.<p>A British butcher claims to have concocted the world’s most expensive sausage — costing $57 a …