The latest Google Arts & Culture exhibit lets you explore the history of electronic music

If you have any interest at all in electronic music, you owe it to yourself to check out Google’s latest Arts & Culture exhibit. Music, Makers and…

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Google tries to replicate synesthesia with its latest experiment

Google Arts & Culture has teamed up with the Centre Pompidou, a cultural complex in Paris, to pay tribute to Vassily Kandinsky with a virtual exhibition of…

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Twenty One Pilots’ livestreamed music video set a Guinness World Record

Twenty One Pilots’ supposedly never-ending music video wrapped up last week and it set a Guinness World Record in the process. The band livestreamed a video for…

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Hitting the Books: How Bell Labs jump-started the multimedia art movement

The modern world would be a pale shade of itself if not for the myriad foundational technologies developed at the Bell Telephone Labs. Its engineers invented the…

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Vocal synth with teeth is equally hilarious and horrifying

No, 2020 isn’t done with deeply unnerving technology just yet. The artist Love Hulten has built VOC-25, a vocal synthesizer where each of the keys is represented…

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Google’s 360-degree tours will live on in the Arts & Culture app

During the heyday of Google’s VR push back in 2015, the company launched Expeditions. The software allowed teachers to take their classrooms on virtual field trips to…

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Roland marks TR-808’s 40th anniversary with a documentary and freebies

It’s the TR-808 drum machine’s 40th anniversary this year, and Roland is marking 808 Day (8/08, of course) with a flood of goodies to celebrate the legendary…

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‘Ghost in the Shell’ (the good one) arrives in 4K on September 8th

Just in time for its 25th anniversary, Ghost in the Shell is getting a 4K Ultra HD rerelease. On September 8th, you’ll be able to buy Mamoru…

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A life-size Gundam statue will be completed outside of Japan in 2021

You won’t have to visit Japan to see a life-size Gundam statue in the months ahead, although you may still have to book a lengthy trip. Our…

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AI recreates the painting techniques of famous artists

You can’t go back in time to see how Monet or Van Gogh made their masterpieces, but AI might give you the next best thing. MIT CSAIL…

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