Nate Boyce & Eli Keszler synthetically reconstruct Messiaen’s most cerebral composition

Creeping industrial electronics, brittle percussion and warping visuals combine in the duo’s debut release as Pedagogy.

Pedagogy is the collaborative project from artist, sculptor and electronic producer Nate Boyce and avant-percussionist Eli Keszler.

Having performed live at festivals including LEV and Unsound, the duo are unveiling their debut release, a cyberfunk reimagining of French composer Olivier Messiaen’s piano work ‘Mode de valeurs et d’intensités’. Continue reading

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For Sale: A Porsche-TAG TTE P01 Formula 1 Engine

 

The Porsche-TAG TTE P01 engine was one of the most dominant Formula 1 power units of its time, it was developed by Porsche specifically for the McLaren F1 team with funding provided by Techniques D’Avant-Garde (TAG), a company perhaps better known for their watches.

Engineers at Porsche worked closely with McLaren’s technical director John Barnard and his team, the engine they developed was a compact 1.5 litre twin turbo V6 that also acted as a stressed chassis member. Early versions of the engine were capable of 715 hp at 11,800 rpm however later in the development cycle the Porsche-TAG TTE P01 was turning out up to 1,060 hp in qualifying trim at 12,600 rpm with 960 hp available in race trim. Continue reading

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Lil Wayne Shares The Stage With Lil Uzi Vert On “Multiple Flows”

For someone who lives a pretty lowkey lifestyle, Lil Wayne found his name entangled in controversy on Friday (May 29). The accomplished rapper does his best to stay away from drama, but after he made controversial remarks about George Floyd’s death, he found that he began to trend throughout social media platforms. Still, Weezy managed to reel things back in after he shared Funeral (Deluxe), the updated version of his previously released record. Funeral (Deluxe) came with eight additional tracks, including looks from Benny The Butcher, Conway The Machine, Jessie Reyez, Doja Cat, Tory Lanez, and Lil Uzi Vert. Continue reading

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Drake Honors George Floyd With Assata Shaukur Poem “Affirmation”

Minneapolis, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. are just a few cities where protests, riots, and looting has occurred within the last few days. Following the social media circulation of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers, civil unrest has erupted across America. Celebrities have stepped forward to offer words of support and edification, including Killer Mike, T.I., Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Drake.

Drake, George Floyd, Assata Shakur
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The OVO Sound mogul kept his comments brief over on his Instagram page, but he did share a poem by social activist Assata Shakur. “I believe in living. I believe in the spectrum of Beta days and Gamma people. I believe in sunshine. In windmills and waterfalls, tricycles and rocking chairs,” the poem reads. “I have been locked by the lawless. Handcuffed by the haters. Gagged by the greedy. And if i know any thing at all, it’s that a wall is just a wall and nothing more at all. It can be broken down.” Continue reading

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