The Daily Show takes on the Black and gay origins of house music

“You’ve never heard me say – surprise, it’s Caucasians!” The always-on-point Roy Wood Jr. tackles the origins of house music for general audiences on The Daily Show. And while you likely know that history, this one is well worth a watch.

A DIY violin with a spring reverb tank inside

A funny thing happened on the way to the digital instrument age – builders rediscovered novel acoustic and electroacoustic inventions, too. Take this gorgeous example by builder/composer/musician David Hilowitz. And it all started with a broken amp part.

Peter Kirn - August 5, 2022

SoundCloud to cut approximately 1 in 5 employees worldwide

SoundCloud CEO Michael Weissman indicated today the company was set to cut 20% of its workforce, apparently across all offices.

Peter Kirn - August 3, 2022

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