One artist is making insane, impossible, hilarious KORG volca mock-ups

None of this is legal or licensed… or real. Some of it is straight-up impossible. But this fanciful library of fictional KORG volca series mods is ridiculous enough that you may find yourself wanting some.

Watch a half hour documentary on the sound of Star Wars Rogue One

For lovers of sound design – cinematic or otherwise – Star Wars is always good reason to nerd out. But Rogue One is something different, as the first film to be a standalone or spinoff. On the music side, it meant a new composer who wasn’t John Williams (Michael Giacchino). But perhaps the less known […]

Peter Kirn - March 29, 2017

Watch an orchestra of floppy and hard drives play Star Wars

The Internet has seen obsolete disk drives play tunes from Star Wars before – but not like this. Hacker Paweł Zadrożniak of Poland has outdone himself with a maximalist rendition of John Williams’ iconic music. Just how big is it?

Peter Kirn - July 11, 2016

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