LIRA-8 reimagines the LYRA-8 organismic drone synth in Pd, VST, AU free – donationware

The wonderfully mysterious analog LYRA-8 synthesizer world now has an unofficial digital cousin – and it’s free-or-pay-what-you-can for Pure Data (and cross-platform AU and VST).

In Montreal, a drone concert on balconies in quarantine

Social distancing has brought impromptu balcony concerts from opera to DJ sets to ritual applause. But Montreal has one you might get behind: drones.

Peter Kirn - March 20, 2020

Ambient music you can time to a sunset, from Christopher Willits

Drop the inane Spotify “chill” playlists, forget the meditation app that isn’t working … what you need to really feel some peace is the gorgeous new Christopher Willits outing, Sunset. He even suggests hitting play just as the sun starts to come down.

Peter Kirn - June 18, 2019

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