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Infinite Bad Guy

Thousands of Billie fan covers, playing together.


Emulate the sound of the original TR-808 drum machine and TB-303 bass synthesiser in the music creation platform from Yuri Suzuki and Roland.

Defining the ’90s Music Canon

Quantifying the songs that will characterize the ’90s

Identifying Generational Gaps in Music

This is a music challenge, testing how well you recognize historic hits.

Spotify 2019 Wrapped

Welcome to the end of a decade. Ready for your 2019 Wrapped?

Beatboxing for Kids

Teach your child to beatbox using everyday words.

Unknown Pleasures

Joy Division: 40 years on from 'Unknown Pleasures', astronomers have revisited the pulsar from the iconic album cover.

The Process of Vulf Sans

In May of 2016 I got the coolest email that a type designer can possibly get.

Building an Oddity on the Web for David Bowie featuring the Moon 🌓

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of David Bowie "Space Oddity" and the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon

Learning Synths

Learn about synthesizers via Ableton's interactive website.

What do sound designers do all day?

Recalling my adventures in sound design and music production.

An Illustrated (and Musical) Guide to Map, Reduce, and Filter Array Methods

Map, reduce, and filter are three very useful array methods in JavaScript that give developers a ton of power in a short amount of space.

Endlessly unique ambient music.

Introducing UI Sounds 🎶

A library of user interface sounds from popular apps to help you think and learn more about sound when designing and building products.

Learning Design from Musicians

How a book about music production can help with your design work.

Your 2018 Wrapped

Everyone's year sounded different on Spotify. Get your 2018 Wrapped.

Tats - A synthesizer game

Made with Tatsuya Takahashi. Play it by ear.

Making beats with generative design

Think of a future where software is more like your companion than just a tool.

How Nirvana's iconic Nevermind album cover was designed 🎸

Designer Robert Fisher on working with Kurt Cobain, creating the squiggly font and photographing babies under water.


Your horror background noise generator.