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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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The History of Techno
September 8, 2009 – 3:29 pm | One Comment
The History of Techno

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The documentary “High Tech Soul” is a documentary movie that reconstructs the history of techno music.
The movie is a fantastic look at the genesis of the techno genre, and includes interviews and footage …

Drumming robot can improvise along with you
September 5, 2009 – 8:12 am | No Comment
Drumming robot can improvise along with you

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Gil Weinberg and Scott Driscoll of Georgia Tech have created an interactive robot that can improvise rhythms – it listens to what you are playing and jams along.
Haile is a robotic percussionist that can listen …

Casio Sk1 Hockey Game
September 4, 2009 – 11:07 am | One Comment
Casio Sk1 Hockey Game

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The organ and keyboard “chants” are such a staple of hockey games that this thing almost makes sense. This ingenious crazy looking device is a hockey game that is controlled by a Casio Sk1 keyboard.

Each …

Turntable Clocks
September 3, 2009 – 9:37 am | 3 Comments
Turntable Clocks

Etsy user Pixelthis has created some great clocks out of recycled turntables, vinyl records and magnetic tape.
This clock below was made with a retired Fischer turntable and rocks a Doobie …

The Breakcore Kid
September 1, 2009 – 4:12 pm | One Comment
The Breakcore Kid

Kukowa brings us this awesome little video, the Breakcore Kid. Combining video and audio sampling, it’s freaking hilarious.
Just watch:

New Roland keytar/synth: AX-Synth
September 1, 2009 – 12:02 pm | 5 Comments
New Roland keytar/synth: AX-Synth

Do you want to be the center of attention and jump around at the front of the stage like your guitar player? Roland has just released the AX-Synth Shoulder Synthesizer – a combination keytar …

The Musical Kettle
August 28, 2009 – 12:31 pm | No Comment
The Musical Kettle

Yuri Suzuki was born in Japan and currently resides in London. He’s an accomplished kinetic artist and lecturer, and he also has a keen interest in music and sound.
Yuri feels that not a lot of …

8-bit Trip: Chiptunes and LEGO.
August 25, 2009 – 12:26 am | No Comment
8-bit Trip:  Chiptunes and LEGO.

8-Bit Trip is a stop motion LEGO video tribute to classic video games. It was created by the Swedish band Rymdreglage ,and took more than 1,500 hours of work.
The video is excellent, but my favorite part …

Bob Moog Day
August 23, 2009 – 8:28 pm | One Comment
Bob Moog Day

August 21st was the anniversary of Bob Moog’s death. Very few people have changed electronic music to the same extent as Bob Moog. His impact is so widespread that people remember him in all kinds …

Jupiter 8 vs Felt vs Skateboard = very cool
August 20, 2009 – 11:54 pm | One Comment
Jupiter 8 vs Felt vs Skateboard = very cool

Back in April, I wrote about a textile artist from Australia named pul(sew)idth.  She had created some really nice re-creations of classic analog synths as felt pillows.  Well, I’ve found a few more up on …