Nicolas Jaar live in Budapest

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Here’s something to take the edge off the start of the week—a fifteen minute clip of Nicolas Jaar‘s live set at Electronic Beats Festival, Budapest on September 13. Jaar and his band have had an incredibly busy summer performing at festivals across the world so it’s not surprising how polished these songs sound; both “Time for Us” and “Space Is Only Noise” undulate with a cool, languid intensity that slow-builds into a bit of a wig out at the end. Plus, as expected, plenty of saxophone. We like Nico Jaar even more now—quite a feat.

Making the Large Hadron Collider sound — a playlist

July 5, 2012 in Features

July 4th, 2012 marked a very special day. It was Independence Day in the United States, of course (happy anniversary, dear US readers & friends), Frank Ocean had his coming-out (big up, Frank!) and physicists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva announced that they had discovered the existence of the Higgs – more

Daft Punk shows off Tron

March 11, 2010 in Features

French spacemen Daft Punk have teamed up with Disney for a two-minute trailer for the upcoming film, Tron: Legacy. A follow up to the classic 80’s film, Tron’s backdrop is a dark and violent virtual world. Last Spring Daft Punk said they would work on the film’s score, which created a whirlwind of net-based gossip – more

A classical crime at the London Philharmonic

November 25, 2009 in Features

The highly esteemed London Philharmonic Orchestra recently found themselves £500,000 short. According to British newspapers, former finance director Cameron Poole, 35, had allegedly spent half a million pounds over four years to fund private vacations, renovations and antiques. In August of this year, large gaps were discovered by orchestra officials in the fiscal yearly statements, – more