Turntables

Best Audio Gear of the Year (So Far)

As summer gives way to fall, it’s a great time to take stock of the audio goodness bestowed upon us in the form of 25 top performing audio products …

Dolby Atmos

The Incredible Ames Window Optical Illusion Explained

In a vintage episode of the Australian science program <i>The Curiosity Show</i>, host Dr. Deane Hutton demonstrated the incredible Ames Window illusion, an …

Offbeat News

How to buy a turntable

Making smart choices now will save you money in the long run.<p>So you want to start collecting vinyl. Great! Record sales have been steadily climbing, and in March, physical music outsold downloads for the first time in six years. You might've even started buying vinyl already to get in on the …

Vinyl Records

Why Magician Penn Jillette Refuses to Burn Rubber in His Tesla

I’d never had a car in my life that cost more than $30,000. I had my little Nissan Leaf for a long time, then finally my wife said: “Listen, stupid, just buy a Tesla.” So I got the 2018 Tesla Model Xand I am very, very fond of it. I never know where I am, so the navigation is wonderful. I love the …

Carbon Fiber

This Rotating Hut Lets You See the Beach in a New Way

For anyone who grew up near the water or taking trips to the beach, we're warning you that this might cause major nostalgia.<p>Located in the British …

Remote Controls

Vector Synth release sneak preview of a new digital hardware synth

A company going by the name of Vector Synth have just released a sneak preview of a new digital hardware synth called Vector.<p>Currently, there are …

Synthesizers

SweetVinyl’s SC-1 makes your old records sound brand new

Vinyl has been having something of a renaissance in recent years, as music consumers craving a tangible, physical vessel for their music in an age of …

Vinyl Records

90s supermodel shalom harlow just closed versace

A goddess returns for the modern fashion Medusa.<p>After today’s modern supers -- Hadids, Binx, Adut, Edie, Imaaan, Kaia, Kendall and more -- Shalom Harlow closed the Versace parade of prints, passion and pure perfection. Versace spring/summer 19 was a celebration of the Versace woman. “The Medusa’s …

Luxury Lifestyle

10 things all Strictly fans should buy

By Annie Collyer<p><i>Strictly Come Dancing</i> 2018 is gracing our screens on Saturday evenings as 15 new couples prepare themselves to jazz, pop and swing …

Strictly Come Dancing

Spin Cycle: 10 Best Vinyl Accessories

Boundless Audio Vinyl Cleaning Brush<p>Certainly, one of the most important starter items for any new vinyl collector, especially if you’re getting your …

Albums

Unusual Christmas gifts: 30 presents that stand out from the crowd

Bored of buying the same old stocking fillers? Struggling to come up with yet more interesting ideas for Christmas presents?<p>Then never fear intrepid shopper, for below you will find a list of 30 unconventional but definitely memorable gifts for the ones you love.<p>From nights out under the stars to …

David Bowie

Kid-Friendly Fudgy Chocolate Mug Cakes | America's Test Kitchen Kids

1<p>In small bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder.<p>2<p>In medium microwave-­safe bowl, combine butter and chocolate chips. Heat in microwave at 50 …

Recipes

Executive Turntable: Moves at Sony, Arista, Atlas Music & More

Sony Music Entertainment has promoted both Monica Cornia and Melissa Thomas to SVPs of international marketing at two of the label's subsidiaries, …

Sony Music

The band named Windsurf

Bands often have curious and extravagant names. But these electronic music artists were quite explicit.<p>Meet Windsurf, a San Francisco-based duo …

Gliders

DU-INO: The ultimate synthesizer module and Arduino shield

DU-INO is a Eurorack synthesizer module and Arduino shield from Detroit Underground that can become anything you want it to be.<p>If you’re feeling …

Arduino

Sound Advice: DIY home security doesn't have to be expensive

Q: I am interested in security products for the home. I don’t want an expensive service with subscription fees. I’m looking for simple devices I can …

Vinyl Records

16-Bit Mini Retro Arcade Machine

Bring 250 arcade clone puzzle, sports, strategy, and more games with you everywhere you go — right in your pocket! The 16-Bit Mini Retro Arcade …

Arcade Games

Watch lyric video for previously unreleased Chris Cornell track When Bad Does Good

A lyric video for a previously unreleased Chris Cornell track has been launched.<p>The song is titled <i>When Bad Does Good</i> and will feature on the …

Chris Cornell

8 Ways To Personalize Dorm Decor

Having ways to personalize dorm decor is a must. Moving into your new dorm is so exciting, this is the place that you will be spending the next 3 …

Vinyl Records

CDs Are Dying Three Times as Fast as Vinyl Is Growing

It’s business as usual in the Recording Industry of America mid-year report released Thursday, which — in line with what we’ve been seeing for a …

Music

Photo tour: The new Museum of Illusions opens in New York

The Museum of Illusions has opened in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City in a historic building. Kenroy Lumsden<p>Turntables: This optical illusion is made of two turntables that form a hypnotizing illusion as they spin. Kenroy Lumsden<p>Kaleidoscope: A kaleidoscope is an optical instrument, …

New York City

This is the ultimate anti-open office

The interior design studio Casework attempted just that with its new office for the design and technology agency Work & Co in Portland, Oregon. The …

Personality

W&K's new AR platform turns your vinyl into 'music you can see' | AdAge

Forget music videos; here's a visual experience for the generation rediscovering vinyl. A new platform developed by Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam is …

Sculpture

Amazon Just Announced a $60 Voice-Controlled Microwave That'll Replenish Your Popcorn Supply

You can preorder the Alexa-powered AmazonBasics Microwave today!<p>Amazon just announced a slew of new hardware at its annual Devices Event in Seattle. The gadget that caught us most by surprise was the AmazonBasics Microwave, a $60 smart appliance that you can control with your voice. Here's …

Tech Trends

The Apple Watch Series 4 fire face was created with a flamethrower – watch how | Trusted Reviews

<b>The Apple Watch Series 4 launch saw the debut of some attractive new watch face animations that really take advantage of that larger, edge-to-edge</b> …

Apple Watch

The 2018 International Hi-Fi Show is coming to Melbourne next month

Every year, Melbourne is host to the International Hi-Fi Show and Home Entertainment Expo – the mecca of high-end personal and home audio systems …

Dolby Atmos

AfriCOBRA collective celebrates a half-century of revolutionary art at Mosaic Templars

At the helm of a table on the bottom floor of theMosaic Templars Cultural Center sits a record player with a copy of Miles Davis’ “A Kind of Blue” …

University of Arkansas

Brett Lovelady & Astro Studios: A Holistic Approach to Design - HOW

San Francisco-based Astro Studios, founded in 1994 by Brett Lovelady, takes a thoroughly holistic approach to design. Their work at the crossroads of …

Headphones

The Melody of Money: Are You Really Listening?

Have you ever had a discussion about music? Most of us have, at one point, talked about an album or song or band and how the experience touched us …

Turntables

Susanna on analogue processes, vinyl, and whisky

Lately I have been thinking a lot about the fact that I am analogue. As a human being I perceive information, experiences, and emotions through …

Cover Art