The Daily Show takes on the Black and gay origins of house music

“You’ve never heard me say – surprise, it’s Caucasians!” The always-on-point Roy Wood Jr. tackles the origins of house music for general audiences on The Daily Show. And while you likely know that history, this one is well worth a watch.

May the 4th be with you, in a new documentary on the sounds of Skywalker

From Ben Burtt’s creations for Star Wars to Bonnie Wild’s work on The Mandalorian to sound editor AndrĂ© Fenley and Jurassic Park, the greatest sounds are all here. Apple has shot a loving look behind the scenes, in glorious black and white. And if that’s not enough for you, we’ve got more. Apple’s angle here […]

Peter Kirn - May 4, 2022

Go listen to this podcast about HBO’s epic sounds – and stick around for some retro visuals, too

Podcast Twenty Thousand Hertz is already must-listen material, covering the stories behind sound design and branding. Now clear some headphone time for the story behind HBO’s goosebump-inducing 80s theme and iconic 90s angelic TV-switching-on opener, and beyond.

Peter Kirn - January 27, 2022

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