Author: Piddonkadonk Crew

Weather Warlock Synth Streaming Hurricane Irma

The Weather Warlock, which was installed in the legendary Miami bar GRAMPS a few years ago, is now streaming live throughout Hurricane Irma’s journey through Florida. Created by New Orleans music legend Mr. Quintron following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the 7-ft tall esoteric instrument reads the outside temperature, wind, sunlight, and rain and synthesizes the signal into a droning, oscillating sonic landscape. From his 2015 interview with The Guardian: “I wanted its sounds to be mostly beautiful,” says Q, who sculpted the sound palette partly for his own therapeutic purposes. “When I first built it, it was screeching...

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Puke & Beer Resistant Adidas Kicks for Oktoberfest

A game changer for festival and beer lovers alike, Adidas has dropped a pair of puke- and beer-resistant kicks right in time for Oktoberfest season. After years of tromping through the sludgy soup that paves the trail between stages at SXSW, Coachella, EDC, Bass Center, WMC, Jazz Fest, and Electric Forest Fest, we hope that these beauts find their way around the international festival circuit by 2018. The München “Oktoberfest” sneakers are coated with a special hydrophobic coating to keep your kicks high and dry during Oktoberfest from September 16 to October 3 in Munich. Retailing at €199.95 ($240...

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