Daily Archives: March 23, 2013

Alice Russell – To Dust

The fifth solo album by Alice Russell once again shows us a beautiful mix of classic soul and blues of her early influences with some cutting edge flavours…

We all need hope

As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee thought her country was “the best on the planet.” It wasn’t until 90s that she began to wonder. She escaped the country at 14… Here’s her story.

We need better drugs. Now!

Geneticist and physician Francis Collins explains why systematic drug discovery is imperative, even for rare and complex diseases, and offers a few solutions — like teaching old drugs new tricks.

10 once-in-a-lifetime trips

We’ve done some research and picked out some of our favorite ways to spend time so here it is.

Amazing virtual choir

Composer and conductor Eric Whitacre has inspired millions by bringing together “virtual choirs,” singers from many countries spliced together on video. Now, for the first time ever, he creates the experience in real time!

The Sign of Four debut album

The brand new album from The Sign of Four on Jazzman Records, is coming out on April 8th, 2013. Listen & enjoy!

Using the new glue compressor in Ableton Live 9

Evan Sutton takes a look at Ableton Live 9’s new Glue Compressor effect, which allows users to “glue” together of the elements of a drum part or an entire track.

The oldest ship that’s still floating

Go inside the Yankee Ferry: The oldest ship still floating on the eastern seaboard. See what this grandma has turned into a home as unique as rainbow hair color.

Living with Lions

Of all the big cats, the lion is one of the most terrifying, but not for Kevin Richardson. He’s dedicated his career to understanding, conserving and living alongside them.