Algorithmic content sorting shows that internet media companies are failing to see the humans that they are serving. Algorithmic sorting seeks to ‘show us the best content’ but Thomas Carroll argues that it is being manipulated by alt-right groups to serve darker purposes. Before the notion of algorithmic content most social media websites centred on […]
European Echo’s biggest Dean Blunt fans, Owen Tanner and Peter Riddell, discuss their favourites from his discography – often seen as a struggle to navigate – in order to shine a light on the mysterious, compelling and prolific artist, and show that there’s something in there for everyone.
There are so many videos on YouTube that a 2016 estimate claimed that it would take 28,359 years to watch all of them. On top of this, as of August 2017 there are over 400 hours of video uploaded every minute, which scales up to over 24,000 years of YouTube video for every year of […]
‘The project of New Babylon only intends to give the minimum conditions for a behaviour that must remain as free as possible. Any restriction of the freedom of movement, any limitation with regard to the creation of mood and atmosphere, has to be avoided. Everything has to remain possible, all is to happen, the environment […]
The intrinsic postmodernist ideal of reusing and recycling everything, fused with the neon billboards of London, the bombardment of advertisements in our shop windows, the quick-fixed intensity of everyday life, and the monopoly of corporations that dominate our TV and phone screens, has born a new genre of music: PC Music.
In the first of a series of interviews about club representation in Europe, Owen Tanner talks to Andy Richards, who runs Blue Honey Cafe, a venue which hosts queer-friendly nights and women only DJ nights, and Jessie Belters, a DJ and promoter from Cardiff who runs Women, Wax and Digital Tracks, an all-female DJ showcase at Blue Honey, and Doppler.
Most think that people get plastic surgery for aesthetic reasons: to look good. Queenie argues that some turn to body modifications for economic reasons, discussing trans-women, sex work and strippers.
Jasmine Cox talks about the importance of utopias and considers Aaron Bastani’s forthcoming book Fully Automated Luxury Communism and Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work by Nick Srniceki
Many young people think the rise of automation is a political issue of the future. The few that think of automation as an issue for the population now, think that optimisation of capital is something so deeply rooted to be a battle to be fought now.
Owen Tanner and Jim Clemoes discuss exciting new changes to European Echo in their new roles as joint editors-in-chief.
The fifth episode of Radio Echo with fanfare, speaking to PUB’s Daniel Seemayer
The first part of the fourth episode of Radio Echo with fanfare
The second part of the third episode of Radio Echo with fanfare
The third episode of Radio Echo with fanfare
In association with fanfare we talk to Bojana Panevska of Station to Station
The fifth European Echo podcast, which picks up the conversation with Domenique Himmelsbach de Vries.
The fourth European Echo podcast returns to talk again with artist Xavier Robles de Medina, this time about his own work
The third European Echo podcast in which Charlie talks about the creativity of consumption with Xavier Robles de Medina.
In this, the second European Echo podcast, Charlie is joined by social artist Domenique Himmelsbach-de Vries beginning their ongoing discussion about art and society.
In the third instalment of Brexit Stories, Charlie reads out an e-mail he wrote to his friend Guy a week after the vote.
A selection of pictures from the research into Red Vienna, as discussed in the European Echo podcast.
For this, the first European Echo Podcast, the subject is Red Vienna. To discuss this, European Echo editor, Charlie Clemoes, is joined by Georgie Sinclair, founder and editor of ISO magazine.
Following the first instalment of Brexit Stories, a few extra thoughts surrounding Matt’s investment in social media in his two week-long recovery.
The first instalment of the Brexit Stories podcast
Watch more stories of the Souvenir project, in which we gradually uncover the story of Europe as told through keepsakes collected from various travels