In this fascinating talk Rupert Sheldrake in ‘The Science of Delusion‘ questions current scientific dogmas and challenges us to reconsider them. According to TED, talks like Sheldrakes ‘strays well beyond the realms of reasonable science. Yet, ironically, this philosophical talk is exactly about such opinions of what science is and is not.
Graham talks about the end of his 24 year Cannabis addiction and how another ecodelic drug named Ayahuasca helped to change his consciousness for the better. He argues that we live in a culture that wages war on certain states of mind and promotes others, exactly what TED tried to do.
Famed producer Mannie Fresh explains how he first met Kanye West when he came through Cash Money with another artist and Mannie lent him recording equipment. Mannie also reveals if his songs with Mystikal will drop, and gives advice to up and coming producers.
In a clip from a longer interview, producer and Black Eyed Peas founded will.i.am discusses digital music and how musicians can make money in an era of free and cheap downloads and YouTube.
In this excerpt of record industry mogul Clive Davis’s full interview with the WSJ’s Lee Hawkins, Davis discusses the record industry’s reaction to file sharing and piracy, and his feeling that hugely successful artists such as Adele have shown that millions of consumers will still pay for music.
NYC artist/engineer Erica Glyn interviews world-class mixer Chris Lord-Alge (U2, Green Day, Daughtry) at Avatar Studios in NYC.
In Part 1, CLA takes us back to the beginning…to his NYC roots!
In Part 2, he talks about his never-look-back style of mixing in Studio G at Avatar Studios in an interview with NYC artist/engineer Erica Glyn.
I recommend giving his signature series of Waves plugins a spin on your next mix.
An interview with rap star Lupe Fiasco at the Old Crow Speed Shop in Burbank, CA in which he talks with shop owner Bobby Green about his love of cars. Done in conjunction with an article in the June issue of the Red Bulletin on Lupe Fiasco.
Soul Culture sits down with Mississipi rapper Big K.R.I.T for our ongoing #OKNotToBeOK mental health campaign, as he speaks on loneliness, depression and finally making the decision to be happy.
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Shaheem Reid drops into NYC’s Quad Studio to talk with Wale in the lab about his new album “The Gifted”, his favorite Nike Foamposite’s and truly starting from the bottom back in DC.
Big Boy notices the hexagram on T-Pain’s shirt and asks about life in the Illuminati, the cost of maintaining a Bugatti, and the Ménage à trios marriage life.
WSJ interviews businessman and artist, 50 Cent.
Luck-One is interviewed by Sway and Mack Maine of YMCMB.
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In this interview with Hypetrak, 50 Cent, talks about SMS headphones, hip hop culture changing, as well as what motivates him.
Dre C stops by 88.7 KBVR with Emily Berkey to talk about the release of his project, Underrated But Dedicated.
Ink that conducts electricity; a window that turns from clear to opaque at the flip of a switch; a jelly that makes music. All this stuff exists, and Catarina Mota says: It’s time to play with it. Mota leads us on a tour of surprising and cool new materials, and suggests that the way we’ll figure out what they’re good for is to experiment, tinker and have fun.
I can’t help but think that these would make great diffusers for a studio.
Crystallography, molecular structures, cosmology—three things that aren’t usually associated with designing a chair or a house, but these scientific subjects are what architects and designers Aranda\Lasch mine to create their modular designs that emulate the infinite.
In the premiere episode of the The Round Up, host Shaheem Reid presents an in-depth interview with Busta Rhymes. Busta speaks on being a recording artist for the past 20 years, working with artists from Diddy to Q-Tip and how he’s seen the music industry evolve.
There are some nice horn mixing tips on the In The Lair portion of this episode of Pensado’s Place.
5 time GRAMMY award winning mix engineer, Manny Marroquin sits down with Dave and Herb on the 105th episode of Pensado’s Place! The three talk about Manny’s work on the new Imagine Dragon’s record (produced by past guest, Alex Da Kid) the latest Bruno Mars album, Linkin Park, Alicia Keys and more! You don’t want to miss these two legends talking shop!
Tilson takes a trip to the Seward Park neighborhood to interview Seattle Hip-Hop’s love child, NISSIM in the comfort of his own home. The two discuss Nissim’s return to music after leaving on a spiritual quest to Orthodox Judaism, his new sound, and the future. This clip details NISSIM’s return to music.
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Don’t make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer. Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.
AraabMUZIK is a hip-hop producer and DJ who creates vast textural soundscapes via rapid hi-hats and powerful kick drums.
Known predominantly for turning the MPC drum machine into its own instrument, the innovative musician continues to progress as both an electronic and hip-hop artist. We follow him around the country as he reveals his self-taught background and exciting collaboration with A$AP Rocky.