Connecting MLK’s death to Hip Hop, and reading on Black identity and sound

Today as the United States celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is another opportunity worldwide to reflect on Black identity in music and BIPOC and marginalized roles in music generally. Here’s some reading, including the sometimes challenging relationship between Hip Hop and King.

Modul8, new synth magazine from Australia, packed with interviews and features – on paper

Miss the days of flipping through paper pages and dreaming of electronic music and synths? Stuck in Victoria’s COVID lockdown, Modul8’s co-founders decided to bring that era back.

Peter Kirn - July 28, 2022

Darwin Grosse, musical visionary and voice for Max and DIY learning, has passed away

The most powerful impact anyone can have in music is not just to find their own voice but to help others find theirs. It means that song echoing across the hills. And across hardware and software, few have shared passion and understanding of DIY musical expression quite like Darwin Grosse.

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