The Official Black Panther Remix Soundtrack Somehow Improves Upon Perfection

I mean, as Shuri told her brother in the movie, just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. That applies to both the finest tech Wakanda has to offer and Ludwig Göransson’s sublime soundtrack for Black Panther. Marvel and Hollywood Records both announced and dropped Black Panther: Wakanda Remixed…

MIT's New AI-Powered Software Can Extract Individual Instruments From Videos With a Single Click

An instructor of mine once compared mixing a song to baking a cake. The various tracks are the ingredients, and once everything is mixed and baked, as with a cake, those ingredients can’t be deconstructed. Or can they? AI researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created an app…

These Retro Theme Songs From Incredibles 2 Are Just What You Needed Today

There’s a moment in Incredibles 2 where Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and Frozone get a blast from the past. To prove he’s a fan, Winston Deavor (Bob Odenkirk) sings a few bars of each hero’s theme song. It’s a fun moment, but it passes, and things move on. However, if you stay for the credits of the film, you can hear…

This Classic Powerpuff Girls Villain Has Given Up His Life of Crime to Join the Gorillaz

Though the Powerpuff Girls are excellent at fighting crime, they’ve never been all that great with rehabilitating villains because, well, they’re children who can’t be expected to do the penal system’s job. That being said, at least one member of the Utonium girls’ rogues gallery seems to have gotten his shit together…

From Metropolis to Dirty Computer: A Guide to Janelle Monáe's Time-Traveling Musical Odyssey

When you play one of Janelle Monáe’s albums, you aren’t just taking a winding tour through the musical influences that have shaped the artist’s intoxicating, soul-piercing voice. You’re tapping into a part of an expansive Afrofuturist saga about identity, revolution, time travel, and (of course) androids.