Berghain is open again as a cute, cartoony animated AR app

Techno palace Berghain has never been so adorable as in the work of illustrator Virginie Kypriotis. And now you can load it on your iOS device – perfect for anyone deep in third-wave pandemic techno withdrawal.

Everything new in Arturia MicroFreak 3 update, as a wild little synth gets deeper

It’s cute and small, it’s affordable, and now it’s getting more packed into it, in collaboration with boutique maker Noise Engineering. Here’s a look at what’s new in Arturia’s free 3.0.x firmware update to their MicroFreak synth.

Peter Kirn - January 19, 2021

Free book traces the revolutionary link of graphic to sound, in Xenakis, UPIC, and legacy

Electronic sound is in theory a limitless blank canvas. Iannis Xenakis and his work imagine what image of sound could fill that page – and leaves a legacy that’s still radical today.

Peter Kirn - April 17, 2020

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