Remembering dub innovator Lee “Scratch” Perry

We overstate the impact of a lot of musical legends. But then there’s Lee “Scratch” Perry, and overstatement is a challenge.

Mourning the loss of techno icon and Detroit pillar Kelli Hand, K-Hand

K-Hand, one of the most powerful voices in techno and house, a friend and irreplaceable community member to so many in the electronic scene, has died.

Peter Kirn - August 4, 2021

RIP Berlin synth, drum machine legend Manfred Fricke of MFB

Manfred Fricke was democratizing analog machines for music and pioneering Berlin electronic invention over 5 decades – years ahead of this city becoming known for such things. We’ve lost him this month.

Peter Kirn - June 29, 2021

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