Digital Drugs Are Here: NERVANA E-Stimulation

Digital Drugs Are Here: NERVANA E-Stimulation

Pick your poison: drugs, alcohol, or...electrical stimulation? NERVANA stimulates your brain's pleasure center to the beat of your favourite songs.

LG Music Flow Speakers Review

LG Music Flow Speakers Review

Aesthetic: 10/10 | Sound: 9/10 | Portability: 7/10 As a musician, music is very important to me. I am constantly listening to music, whether I'm working, driving, working out, or traveling. The LG Music Flow speaker is a compact, beautifully-designed Bluetooth speaker that packs a powerful sound. I've had my fair share of standalone speakers in [...]

LG Tone Ultra Headphones Review

LG Tone Ultra Headphones Review

All in all the Tone Ultras are a decent set of headphones, but can the excellent fit, feel and ease of use make up entirely for the average quality sound?

Startup Spotlight: See, Hear and Hold Music with REIFY

Startup Spotlight: See, Hear and Hold Music with REIFY

Music is, traditionally, an auditory art form. But at REIFY, music is taking on another form entirely and making its debut in the physical and virtual realities. REIFY turns music into interactive multimedia experiences you can hear, see and hold. Complex virtual worlds are crafted around totems - physical 3D-printed sculptures of music that act as [...]

Get Your Head In the Cloud with these Cloud-Driven Headphones

Get Your Head In the Cloud with these Cloud-Driven Headphones

Aivvy Q is an all-in-one music-playing device that pulls music down from the cloud for you without a handheld music player. Music begins to play as soon as you put them on, and your preferences are cached as you interact with the device. Aivvy Q acts as a personal DJ, learning intelligently from your patterns [...]

Startup Spotlight: Feel the Beat, Literally, with Soundbrenner Pulse

Startup Spotlight: Feel the Beat, Literally, with Soundbrenner Pulse

Soundbrenner Pulse is the world's first wearable metronome, designed to help musicians keep time through haptic feedback that lets you literally feel the music. Its powerful companion app allows you to synchronize your Pulse with other musicians so you're all playing on the same time, and even includes rhythm exercises to help you perfect your timing. Unlike [...]

SOMO SOund & MOvement Workshop

SOMO SOund & MOvement Workshop

Last March I had the pleasure of meeting Loretta Faveri, inventor of SOMO (SOund in MOtion) by SonicWear, a wearable device that turns the body into a musical instrument. When I last featured Loretta, SOMO was in prototyping stages - see the original feature here - and I was captivated. As a musician and dancer I am [...]