Dan Wilkinson

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We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like an Old Cowboy

Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.
Dan Wilkinson
4.8.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Stream OOFJ's New Album 'Acute Feast' in Full

We called them up to talk about the album, nightmares, and working with both Ai Weiwei and Lars Von Trier.
Dan Wilkinson
4.14.15
Internet Exploring

Cratedigger FM Lets You Listen to That One Song You've Never Been Able to Find Anywhere Else

"Sure there's radio on Spotify, but you'll only find a few singles, you can't really tell a story."
Dan Wilkinson
4.8.15
Breaking News

This Band Replaced the Words in Famous Songs with “My Dick”

Did John Lennon really want us to imagine a world without My Dick?
Dan Wilkinson
4.1.15
Interviews

Meet the Musical Clairvoyant Who Finds Ghosts In Your MP3s

This sound technician makes music from the bits cut out during compression, and it's mad spooky.
Dan Wilkinson
3.18.15
Internet Exploring

An Interview with the Dude Who Made the Website that Lets You Recreate Beats from J Dilla, Kanye, and 9th Wonder

The latest fun creation from the guy that brought you last summer's rap vocabulary analysis.
Dan Wilkinson
2.25.15
Interviews

This Guy Turned Surreal Sleep Talking into a Cult Album

From mustard battles to Chinese-Austrian dwarf geniuses, the recordings of Dion McGregor are weird enough to be totally fascinating.
Dan Wilkinson
2.11.15
Holy Shit

This Guy Turned a Photo of Birds Perched on a Wire Into Sheet Music

He turned crows into crotchets, now he's looking to collaborate with cars and ants.
Dan Wilkinson
1.28.15
Interviews

This Beatmaking Icelandic Grandma Has Made More Albums than the Based God and Is Adored by Björk

Exploring the legend of Grandma Lo-fi.
Dan Wilkinson
1.26.15
Internet Exploring

This Russian Soundsystem Turns Radiation Into Ambient Music

Dmitry Morozov has already shown us tattoos that make music. Here's his latest invention.
Dan Wilkinson
1.8.15
Holy Shit

This Guy Can Hear Wi-Fi, He Says it Sounds like Minimal Techno

Phantom Terrains is a project which is mapping the sound of wireless networks, transforming whole cities into sonic wonderlands.
Dan Wilkinson
12.4.14
Interviews

Sad Music Is Depressing; It's Also Healthy and Good for Your Mind

Researchers in Berlin have found listening to downbeat music brings out positive emotions.
Dan Wilkinson
11.19.14
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