Premiere: Dark Forces by The Allegorist plunges us into a gorgeously surreal, shamanistic future

It’s the ultimate neo-futuristic concept album, complete with invented language for the lyrics (“Mondoneoh”) and a protagonist known as Dragon Rider. But the music is exquisitely composed 21st-century cinematic electronics. Anna Jordan’s The Allegorist has produced a fanciful opus for total immersion.

DaVinci Resolve 17.1: the free video-audio post tool now excels on PC, Mac, Apple Silicon

Resolve 17 quietly exited beta recently – then turned heads by releasing a speedy Apple Silicon M1 version, too. That release also runs faster on PC, while you’re at it, and this is kind of the tool that does everything on every platform and a lot of it for free. So it’s a video editor. […]

Peter Kirn - March 18, 2021

Procedural visuals for everybody: Houdini is now free for Unreal and Unity

Visualists and audiovisualists, rejoice. A major rabbit hole of 3D eye candy is now free for both Unreal and Unity.

Peter Kirn - February 25, 2021

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