Category Archives: Music

Every kind of sound imaginable.

A vibrant four-minute dose of nightmare fuel for the Mastodon track Sultan’s Curse created by Hey Beautiful Jerk and illustrator Skinner taken from from an hour of animation created for the Atlanta metallers’ recent world tour.

Sound up. Hair down.

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An extended clip from the HBO series The Defiant Ones tells the story of how a legendary collaboration between rap’s top producer and a white Detroit rapper began.

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All three of Radiohead’s performances of Fake Plastic Trees at Glastonbury (1997, 2003 and 2017) with the video synched and the audio switching between performances.

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The Apprehension Engine – an instrument for generating sounds for horror movies, designed by composer Mark Korven (who was tired of digital sampling and wanted something more experimental and acoustic) and constructed by guitar maker Tony Duggan Smith. Korven sez:

A normal instrument, you are playing it and expecting it to have a sound that is pleasing but with an instrument like this, the goal is to produce sounds, that in this case, are disturbing.

Here’s the full effect…

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