You Can Build These Analog Synthesizers Like Nintendo’s Cardboard Labo Toys

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If you’ve never played around with Teenage Engineering’s tiny synthesizers—like its iPod-sized Pocket Operators or the impressively-capable OP-1—you’re missing out on some fun, accessible ways to get into music. And the company is now expanding its Pocket Operators line with a series of new build-it-yourself modular…

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https://gizmodo.com/you-can-build-these-analog-synthesizers-like-nintendos-1831877177

Aca-scuse Me? Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego Won’t Use the Acapella Theme Song

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The Bellas from Pitch Perfect might be the queens of acapella, but the folks behind the theme song to PBS’s Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? game show are practically gods. So, it was delightful to see Rockapella’s founder back with a new version of the acapella theme song—but tragic to learn it won’t be used in…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/aca-scuse-me-netflixs-carmen-sandiego-wont-use-the-aca-1831615378

Axl Rose releases his first new song in a decade—via a Looney Tunes cartoon

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It’s been more than 10 years since Guns N’ Roses—or if we’re being specific, Axl Rose—finally released Chinese Democracy, the band’s long-anticipated sixth studio album. Rose has kept himself busy in the intervening decade, singing for AC/DC, getting in various lawsuits, and reuniting with guitarist Slash last year…

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https://news.avclub.com/axl-rose-releases-his-first-new-song-in-a-decade-via-a-1831507427