More Consumer-Level Slow Motion: Casio EX-F1 Shoots Video up to 1200FPS

High speed video is rapidly getting more accessible. In late 2006 a camera which could do 500FPS would set you back US$8800 (or $350/day rental). Now, the newest addition to the high-speed-cameras-for-normal-people – the Casio EX-F1 is shooting at up to 1200FPS, for $1000. Of course, it’s a still camera as well, and it records […]

Chiptune Music Theft Continues; Crystal Castles Abuses Creative Commons License

Crystal Castles: now under fire for abusing a Creative Commons license on a chiptune track. Photo by Oliver J. Lopena: (And CC-licensed, via Flickr.) As using sounds produced on unusual 8-bit systems and game consoles grows in popularity, some artists are appropriating the music as their own. Sometimes, as with Beck, a well-known or […]

Peter Kirn - May 5, 2008

Another Free NIN Release: Give Away the Download, Sell the Vinyl?

Nine Inch Nails are back with another free release; this time, it’s an upcoming album release called "The Slip". And NIN continue to give us the kinds of formats we like, with the income this time coming entirely from physical sales: the music is available in a variety of formats including high-quality MP3, FLAC or […]

Peter Kirn - May 5, 2008

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