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Audiofanzine put the Waldorf Streichfett digital synthesizer to the test. Released earlier this year, the small box is designed to replicate the sound of vintage string machines.
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Music from earthquakes
March 5, 2010 – 12:13 am | 2 Comments
Music from earthquakes

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Micah Frank is a New York City based composer, sound designer and live performer. He studied Jazz and Contemporary Music, and in the years following college, Micah got into electronic composition and sound design.
Micah’s latest …

Lego sequencer
March 4, 2010 – 10:42 am | No Comment
Lego sequencer

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Yoshi Akai is an artist, musician and instrument designer from Tokyo, Japan. Yoshi has been producing DIY musical instruments with very unique input systems as works of art, and using them in performances.
The work …

Commodore 64 Keytar!
March 1, 2010 – 9:34 am | 7 Comments
Commodore 64 Keytar!

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Jordan Bartee is a musician, circuit bender and and electronic tinkerer. In a moment of insanity genius, he decided to grab a Commodore 64 and a MIDI keyboard, and then combine them with the …

Richard James face encoded into his music
February 26, 2010 – 11:26 am | One Comment
Richard James face encoded into his music

Richard James (aka Aphex Twin) has always been at the top of my ‘most creative musicians’ list. It seems as though everything he does pushes the bounds of music and art. Even his …

Dr Who EMS VCS3 up for auction
February 24, 2010 – 4:48 pm | 3 Comments
Dr Who EMS VCS3 up for auction

It’s not very often that a vintage EMS VCS 3 Putney goes up for sale on ebay, as they are a rare find. Well, the very VCS3 that was used in the BBC Radiophonic …

Turn a web page into music with Codeorgan
February 19, 2010 – 2:54 pm | No Comment
Turn a web page into music with Codeorgan

Codeorgan is a neat little flash application that turns websites into auto-generated music, coming up with a different type of music for each URL, based on its own complex algorithm. The application looks at …

Dave Smith Prophet 8 review
February 19, 2010 – 12:35 pm | One Comment
Dave Smith Prophet 8 review

D. Ramirez is a Music Producer and DJ who was voted DJ Magazine’s Best British Producer and Best British Remixer. He was also nominated for an Ivor Novello award for his remix of Bodyrox …

Sound design in Avatar
February 18, 2010 – 11:27 pm | One Comment
Sound design in Avatar

This short documentary takes us through the sound design for the movie Avatar. It’s a interesting window into what it took to create some of the fantastic sounds and effects in the movie.
Bringing to …

Keith Emerson in your studio
February 12, 2010 – 8:32 pm | One Comment
Keith Emerson in your studio

We all know Keith Emerson, the iconic British keyboard player from Emerson, Lake and Palmer (and the Nice). Well, a company called Knucklebonz has a Keith Emerson figurine as part of it’s “rock Iconz” …

Scratching with cassette tapes
February 12, 2010 – 12:28 pm | No Comment
Scratching with cassette tapes

Alexis Malbert from France goes by the name of TapeTronic, and cassette tapes are his kung-fu. He builds custom tapes and tape players and travels around Europe doing tape-scratching performances on his DIY tapes …