MTV just turned 40; rewatch the opening videos as they predict 2020-2021 streams

MTV turned 40 years of age this week. Its contents live on for viewing now, and their blend of optimism and awkwardness feels familiar.

Roland x0x fun – a free 707, a master class in 606 from Shawn Rudiman

606 and 707 day passed us by, but let’s not miss these two free gifts – a master class from Pittsburgh’s machine maven and a free plug-in version of a Roland TR, too.

Peter Kirn - July 12, 2021

Freespin is a demo made for the Commodore 1541 – no, not the computer, just the floppy drive

Artists just did the unthinkable – make a complete audiovisual demo on just a 1982 floppy drive, without the computer. And it’s utterly beautiful.

Peter Kirn - July 6, 2021

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