Dozens of free sounds, plus deep compilation, by Kyoka, AGF, Matthew Herbert, more

Diving into the depths of acoustic and temporal ecology, transformed by pandemic, a spectacular group of artists have both a must-hear compilation and a completely free bank of sounds you can use free. Listen in on New Chronologies of Sound.

Celebrate your Blue Monday with the choir sound from New Order – and Kraftwerk’s Orchestron

Expect there are quite a few blue Blue Mondays in the house, so this is topical – our friend Alex Theakston dives down a rabbit hole straight to Kraftwerk’s very own Vako Orchestron.

Peter Kirn - January 17, 2022

Read this story of how the original Xbox startup sound was created

20 years ago next month, Microsoft’s Xbox console debuted – and there’s a story behind how it got its unique boot sound sequence. Call it this century’s first chip music composition / sonic branding feat.

Peter Kirn - October 20, 2021

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