Looking for a future for techno? Jlin’s “Embryo” is pure fire

How much percussion and rhythmic thought can fit in under four minutes? A lot, when it’s in the hands of Gary, Indiana’s own Jlin. It’s soon to be in some human percussionist hands, too.

Afrorack is back with cheap DIY modules, from African percussion to MS-20 filters

Afrorack continues to make richly textured polyrhythmic music and share secrets for cheaply producing powerful modular instruments with open tools. Here are some tantalizing updates from Uganda.

Peter Kirn - September 21, 2021

Charlie Clouser of Saw and NIN has made a sound library for Spitfire, “Hammers”

The White Zombie producer, former Nine Inch Nails keyboardist, and SAW film composer makes exactly the sort of brutalist soundbank you’d expect.

Peter Kirn - July 22, 2021

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