Long-Lost Jim Henson Animation Turns Jazz Music Into Something Visual

Jim Henson may be best known for his puppeteering, but he also created a number of experimental animations, including this one, a visual interpretation of one of jazz great Chico Hamilton's pieces. » 8/22/14 9:20am 8/22/14 9:20am

What's going on inside the brains of musicians while they improvise?

Watching a skilled musician improvise a piece, you almost feel as though he or she is plucking the notes straight from thin air. Fortunately, science has given us a few clues as to what's actually going on inside the brains of musicians who are improvising. » 10/14/13 11:41am 10/14/13 11:41am

A Dr. McNinja video game, a Star Trek jazz album, and a fairy tale…

Looking for a few projects to fund this week? We've got some intriguing projects still searching for some generous patrons: a video game based on The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, an album filled with Star Trek jazz covers, a collection of racially diverse fantasy artwork, and a Grimm Fairy Tale animated series, with… » 4/15/12 12:00pm 4/15/12 12:00pm

20 Total Bots In Transformers 2 — Including One Major Surprise

The sequel to Michael Bay's supercar movie Transformers will up the ante, with 20 transforming robots total: 10 good bots and 10 evil ones, says writer Roberto Orci. And some new photos of the Transformers 2 filming may give some clues to which characters from the Transformers universe could be showing up, including… » 6/02/08 8:20am 6/02/08 8:20am