[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Alt Music News: Hot Sugar – “God’s Hand”

Arthur J Vizoskie, WHRW  News
Hot Sugar, also know as Nick Koenig, has released his debut album “God’s Hand.”  The album resides in a genre called “associative music.”  The genre involves feeding real-life sounds intro microphones, recording those sounds and then meticulously manipulating them into track worthy noises.  These noises are then sampled, looped and cut up to create the melodies of Hot Sugar’s music.  The album, along with much of his other work, is littered with sounds from New York City streets, though they ay be difficult to recognize due …

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[28 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Abbey McMahon, WHRW News
In late 2014, hopeful sightings of a gray wolf at the Grand Canyon were reported. This was extremely ecologically relevant, as gray wolves had not been seen in Arizona in over 70 years. The first sighting, described as a “wolf-like animal” was reported in early October.Wildlife and park officials believed it was a legitimate sighting due to photos released by the Center for Biological Diversity. Although endangered Mexican gray wolves live in the area, the wolf spotted was larger and had signature rounded ears. It was also …

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[27 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Aaron Miner, WHRW News
The already dubious decision by FIFA, international soccer’s governing body, to hold the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar seems to be getting more questionable by the minute. When the decision to hold the massive tournament in a small desert nation was announced in 2010, allegations of bribery quickly started to fly. The small nation has nowhere near the infrastructure required to hold a tournament of the size, and no reasonable way of funding the project. But only just now has the inept FIFA organization realized its …

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[27 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Kevin Mesquita, WHRW News
The FCC just voted  in favor of Net Neutrality. But what exactly does that mean?
There are plenty of fun videos and graphics out there to help you get a better grasp on the subject but for those of you still wondering what it is, here is a crash course of what net neutrality is right in time for the ruling.
Net neutrality, or open Internet, is the principle that the Internet should be treated as a public utility. This would prohibit Internet service providers from charging content providers …

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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Arthur J Vizoskie, WHRW  News
Hot Sugar, also know as Nick Koenig, has released his debut album “God’s Hand.”  The album resides in a genre called “associative music.”  The genre involves feeding real-life sounds intro microphones, recording those sounds and then meticulously manipulating them into track worthy noises.  These noises are then sampled, looped and cut up to create the melodies of Hot Sugar’s music.  The album, along with much of his other work, is littered with sounds from New York City streets, though they ay be difficult to recognize due …

Featured, International News »

[25 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeff Goldberg, WHRW NEWS
According to the BBC, the Austrian parliament has passed reforms to a 1912 law regarding religion. The law in question, passed by Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph, made Islam an official religion in the country, along with Christianity. This law has been considered a model for Europe when dealing with religious issues. Now, the parliament edited the law to ban funding from foreign sources when building mosques and training imams. While the move was made to combat radicalization, many people have said that the law treats Muslims equally. …