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‘One can dream. What if no music blared from airports, supermarkets, bars, department stores or restaurants? Imagine being able to sit down in your neighborhood cafe and hear your friend talk without…



Slate‘s Chad Lorenz makes an interesting observations: the Internet now has at least two generations, separated by email versus SMS, instant messaging, and social networks. Impacts of this shift include hordes of…





Gowanus, Brooklyn is giving birth to a new Afropop/reggae underground: Antibalas, Ticklah and the infamous Easy Dub All Stars. Victor Axelrod is the boundary-spanner who explains why dub is sonic alchemy, and…



Thanks to Klintron: an update on the creative forces behind the legendary cyberpunk magazine that stormed the reality studio in the early 1990s. All hail RU Sirius! GO TO FULL STORY



When you take the path less traveled, you sometimes find that it is less traveled for a damned good reason. The Church attracts weirdoes; that was always the whole idea. But even…