Janelle Monáe Brought Her Vision of the Future to Coachella Through Music and Fashion

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All it takes is listening to a few tracks of Janelle Monáe’s music (or watching her music videos) to grasp hold of the multifaceted, Afrofuturistic energy coursing through nearly every aspect of the artist’s work. For her set at this year’s Coachella, though, Monáe made a point of making sure that her numerous costume…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/janelle-monae-brought-her-vision-of-the-future-to-coach-1834022534

Enjoy the Game of Thrones Theme Played by an Army of Obsolete Computing Gadgets

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If you’ve been online, watched TV, read a magazine, or even popped to the store to buy Oreos, you’re painfully aware that the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones gets underway this weekend. What better way is there to prepare for the inevitable death of your favorite character than by humming along with the series’…

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The Weeknd, SZA, and Travis Scott apparently made a Game Of Thrones song

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Game Of Thrones has had a whole bunch of musical guests over the years, whether they’re making physical cameos or just putting a new spin on “Rains Of Castamere” or whatever for the end credits. There are only a handful of episodes left of the show, but—according to Pitchfork—HBO is going to sneak in at least one more…

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7 Perfectly Fine Songs Made Scary by Horror Films

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If you’ve seen Us, you’ve had Luniz’s “I’ve Got 5 on It” stuck in your head ever since. Though it’s initially framed in a lighthearted context, the song becomes a crucial component in the movie’s escalating dread. Using an upbeat song to craft a creepy mood in a horror movie is not a new technique—but it rarely fails…

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You Can Build These Analog Synthesizers Like Nintendo’s Cardboard Labo Toys

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If you’ve never played around with Teenage Engineering’s tiny synthesizers—like its iPod-sized Pocket Operators or the impressively-capable OP-1—you’re missing out on some fun, accessible ways to get into music. And the company is now expanding its Pocket Operators line with a series of new build-it-yourself modular…

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https://gizmodo.com/you-can-build-these-analog-synthesizers-like-nintendos-1831877177