From ‘Cantina Band’ to Power Ballads and Pop-Punk: The Evolution of Source Music in the Star Wars Universe

Music in the galaxy far, far away has been sounding less and less alien.

Beyond the Vulcan Harp: Constructing Musical Traditions in Science Fiction and Fantasy

I thought my idea for “Reverse Cantometrics” would transform genre film and television. It turned out to be a bunch of nonsense.

Hit It, Max: The Galactic Funk of Star Wars Jizz-Wailer Max Rebo

Look, I get it. Long-running movie and TV series — even Star Wars — occasionally have to kill off established characters to remind audiences what’s at stake. So help me god,…

Of Kloo Horns and Ewok Drums: Diegetic Music in the Star Wars Universe

Wherein we ask the question: What does everyday life sound like in a galaxy far, far away?

Jedi, Jawas and DJs: A Diegetic Star Wars Day Playlist

Good news! Now you can recreate your Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge experience at home.