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Aaron Campbell is a Vancouver-based digital artist with a “soft spot for gradients”.
I found him through a cool feature on Abduzeedo that particularly praised his interpretation of clouds.
What? Yes, CLOUDS!
Being a big fan of clouds myself I couldn’t help but research this guy, and I’d like to present some more of his works here because he’s simply an amazing digital artist beyond those liquid cloud drops that are so evocative of thick read more >

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Hayley and Samuel Kerridge, the minds behind CONTORT events.

by Kyla Callista. Photos courtesy of Sheena Veerapen (Mindpirates) & Camille Blake (Contort@Atonal).

Hayley W. Kerridge and Samuel Kerridge both are the minds behind CONTORT event in Berlin, which is a day time party that focuses more on the experimentation of music and sound, serving as a platform for experimental and electronic artists and as a space where all the “let’s get lost” people hang out. Hayley is also a member of the Boiler Room read more >

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For the regular WITNESS THIS reader it is no secret that the dreamy, relaxing vibe of the Robot Heart crew is one of our favorite electronic music styles out there.
There are simply too many great sets these guys have released on their Soundcloud. But this one here caught our attention as they are entering new territory with it.
Above & Beyond recorded the music featured in a Yoga session on the read more >

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“This set was inspired by my time in England, and the afterhours we had there. That music bangin’ in your head for another two days… Places close down around 2 a.m. in England, and while putting together this set I was reminiscing of the feelings I had back in those nights. We were just walking around London, totally chilled out. It was a great time.
So MORNINGS IN SHOREDITCH is dedicated to all those peeps who are searching for more after read more >

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“Thy body being a mental body is incapable of dying […]
In reality, thy body is of the nature of voidness;
thou needst not be afraid.
The Lords of Death are thine own hallucinations.
Thy desire-body is a body of propensities, and void.
Voidness cannot injure voidness;
the qualityless cannot injure the qualityless.”
Tibetan Book of the Dead, Padma-Sambhava, 8th century

Inspired by a feature I read in a German newspaper the other day about how other cultures integrate death into their concept of read more >

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Not only is our friend Royce Gorsuch a talented director. He is also a well-traveled man, and what he and his girl friend experienced in their cabin in the woods the other day was… well… too unsettling to not tell the story.
“One day my girlfriend and I woke up to blood curdling screams outside our little cabin. They were so strange I told Jenny to wait inside while I went to check them out… It only became more read more >

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Electronic music lovers perk up your ears. The KENTAUR Podcast series brings us some of the most epically curated electronic music we’ve stumbled across in a very long time.
Might be that third cup of coffee or Episode 3 is just that fucking brilliant. Brought to us by young producer, Linus Johansson, it’s the perfect progression through familiar tracks and unexpected territories.
Thank you Mr. Ken Taur, you officially just made our day.
Listen to Episode read more >

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Words by Alex KralikasPhotos by Saskia Uppenkamp

Do your dreams ever have a soundtrack? I know mine usually don’t. But what if they did? What kind of music would be playing? I guess it depends on the type of dream and of course your own personal music taste. But to me, it’s still easy to imagine deep or minimal house music playing, with its soft harmonies and elevating ease; it already conjures up read more >