Vangelis has died at 79, as the electronic music world mourns

The legendary Greek composer and electronic musician Vangelis Papathanassiou is the latest of a generation to leave us in 2022.

May the 4th be with you, in a new documentary on the sounds of Skywalker

From Ben Burtt’s creations for Star Wars to Bonnie Wild’s work on The Mandalorian to sound editor AndrĂ© Fenley and Jurassic Park, the greatest sounds are all here. Apple has shot a loving look behind the scenes, in glorious black and white. And if that’s not enough for you, we’ve got more. Apple’s angle here […]

Peter Kirn - May 4, 2022

Casio’s MT-100 toy keyboard is reborn as a free plug-in for macOS and Windows

Sample Science has a tasty freebie for us – Retro Cazio models the 1983 Casio Casiotone MT-100, for a very, very 80s drum kit, keys, and other instruments. Let’s revisit that source instrument.

Peter Kirn - April 11, 2022

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