Gaza kids need a skate park and equipment; a powerful music compilation has come to their aid

Skating, like music, can be an escape and a DIY means to healing. “No ComplY” is a new compilation from Arabic- and African- region artists benefiting children in Gaza. They’ve just lost their skate park, but there’s hope – and a call for your help.

At Black-led Willie Mae camp, music tech exploration starts at age 5 – interview

Black-led, female-led, New York-based Willie Mae Rock Camp is providing inspiration to female and gender nonbinary musicians. Executive director LaFrae Sci talks to us about how it works – and it begins with breathing with a drum machine.

Peter Kirn - December 31, 2022

Thomas Dolby’s 1989 explanation of synthesis with the Muppets and a fly in a box is pretty ingenious

Thomas Dolby on Jim Henson’s little-known The Ghost of Faffner Hall manages an explanation of synthesis basics that is surprisingly original. And it involves a fly in a matchbox and a Minimoog.

Peter Kirn - October 12, 2022

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