Next time you’re in Karula National Park in southern Estonia, make sure you get to the Pähni Nature Centre, where a team of architecture students from the Estonian Academy of Arts have built three beautiful, huge acoustic megaphones for listening to the forest.… Continue Reading
If you’ve ever wondered what indie rock/noise/shoegaze might sound like combined with the electromechanical bleats and whirrs of the Large Hadron Collider, look no further than the above.
In honor of the world’s most powerful particle collider’s ramp-up to historic energy levels, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) invited experimentalists Deerhoof to do pretty much whatever they wanted inside their magnet test facility, background noise and all.… Continue Reading
I only just heard about this: the 5th Annual Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit, a collection of dozens of guitar pedal designers and what looks like possibly hundreds of pedals. Is there anything more Cooking With Sound than patching together a bunch of strange and unusual guitar pedals and hearing what you get? … Continue Reading