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25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Literature

The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror novels – reviews roundup

Claire North, the pseudonym of Catherine Webb, has earned a reputation for tackling serious subjects with a lightness of touch, enviable readability and an assured narrative control. <b>The End of the Day</b> (Orbit, £16.99) is her most ambitious novel, taking on a plethora of major issues and offering …

Books

Alison Goldfrapp: ‘Artists are private people, observers’

<i>As one half of the shape-shifting electronic pop duo that bears her surname, Alison Goldfrapp has been releasing iridescent, intriguing pop music since 2000 (and before that, appearing on 90s classics such as Orbital’s</i> <i>Are We Here?</i><i>). In recent years, her photography has made her a huge hit on</i></i> …

Music

How to Craft the Perfect Vocal with EQ and Multiband Compression

You have to approach EQ with care when processing vocals. If you are too aggressive, the vocals can quickly start to sound unnatural and …

The cryonics dilemma: will deep-frozen bodies be fit for new life?

“My primary strategy for living through the 21st century and beyond is not to die,” Ray Kurzweil, the futurologist and Google engineer has said. But in the event that plan A doesn’t work out, he has opted to have his body cryogenically preserved at the world’s largest facility, the Alcor Life …

Singularity

Modal CraftSynth Is a Mono, Portable Synth You Can Assemble in 10 mins

Modal CRAFTsynth Is a Digital, Monophonic, Portable Synthesizer For Just £79!!<p>With a price of just £79, the new Modal Electronics CraftSynth has …

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Roli Blocks are expressive multitouch musical instruments for everyone

Roli brings its Seaboard, MPE MIDI tech to an affordable device with solid results.<p>It takes just a few seconds for a Roli Block to transform from a …

Play Over 400 Game Boy Games That Never Existed

Latest Game Boy Jam delivers big time.<p>Released in 1989, the Game Boy racked up a significant amount of games for a handheld system with four AA batteries, eight bits, no backlight, and an olive green screen that looked like a regular Nintendo game had experienced copper oxidation. It has well over …

12 actions you need to do right now to be a better writer

You <b>can</b> be a better writer. So many posts offer you advice. Most of it you just look it, kind of file it away, and never return to it. That’s why I’m …

Creative Writing

The tragic story of He Yong, China's first punk star

<i>China's first punk star, He Yong, burst onto the scene in 1989. By coincidence, Australian writer Linda Jaivin was in Beijing with the English</i> …

"Space Train" Concept Could Get Humans to Mars in Two Days, If Only It Would Work

Space Train<p>It takes between three to six months for a probe to reach Mars from Earth. A new concept space train called Solar Express is challenging …

Space Travel

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!

How To Know When Your Mix Is Finished

One of the hardest things for an inexperienced mixer to determine is when a mix is finished. In fact, engineers new to mixing may think a mix is …

Writing Songs That Are On The Cutting Edge

<b>Download</b> “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and get back to the basics of <b>why hit songs sell.</b> <br>_____________<p>Innovation in …

4 Essential Tips for Mixing Guitar

The world may not revolve around guitar music anymore, but there is still a lot of it out there. Whether you’re working on face melting hardcore or a …

Guitar

Visualize Your Mix

Most mixers can hear some version of the final product in their heads before they get too far into the mix because they’ve already heard rough mixes …

5 Minutes To A Better Mix III: The 10 Minute Rule - Recording Revolution

<i>Part 18 of 31 –</i> <b>When you mix you sometimes get into a zone. You only look forward, never looking back to where you came from.</b> The problem is, without …

Recording Vocals Professionally in a Home Studio

Production/ Recording<p><b>Recording Vocals Professionally in a Home Studio</b> <b><br>Written by Jamie Leger</b><p><b> <br>The problem with recording vocals in a professional or</b> …

5 Minutes To A Better Mix III: Vocal Compressor Options - Recording Revolution

<i>Part 22 of 31 –</i> <b>Part of growing as a mix engineer is developing your tastes.</b> Today I want to give you permission to spend 10 minutes or so auditioning …

How to Run Your Home Studio Like a Startup Business

I want everyone to make money from their audio work. I honestly believe that all of you have something to offer from your skills as audio engineers. …

5 Minutes To A Better Mix III: Tighter Vocal Harmonies - Recording Revolution

<i>Part 23 of 31</i> – <b>When it comes to getting professional sounding vocals and harmonies, it pays to do a little bit of simple editing.</b> The tighter your …

In Appreciation Of Andy Johns

If you'e not heard the news, famed engineer/producer <b>Andy Johns</b> passed away over the weekend. Andy was instrumental in so many hits by rock icons from</b> …

7 Creative Ways to Use the Chorus Effect

The chorus effect is one of those modulation effects everybody kind of knows how to use but they always seem to use it the same way. Maybe you just …

Music Production