Unreal Engine 5.1 goes wild: what’s new from foliage to generated sound

In an epic year for Epic, November does it again. Unreal Fest 2022 brought a bunch of sessions on the latest from Unreal Engine, from sound to visuals. And it’s worth making sure that doesn’t fly under the radar of creative musicians, composers, and visualists, especially because there are some updates in their unique audio engine, too.

Prequel Tapes works through trauma in meticulous sound and choreography [trigger warning]

The Golden Cage is a deeply intimate work by Berlin-based Prequel Tapes, who strings together electronic sounds and voice to grapple with his feelings about his father. That sense of physical-emotional effort also sees realization in movement with a video featuring dance and performance artist Hana Stojaković.

Peter Kirn - November 16, 2022

Traveler takes you on an hour-long Korg retrospective full of synth sounds

Alex Ball has a new documentary out covering 60 years of Korg instruments – complete with loads of synth demos so you’re getting sounds, not just looking at gear pics. I missed this last week when of course Synthtopia was on top of it – hat tip! Even the YouTube algorithm was confused why I […]

Peter Kirn - October 12, 2022

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