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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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Richard Bartz talks techno
June 26, 2009 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Richard Bartz talks techno

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Richard Bartz is a fairly prolific German techno and dance producer, remixer, and solo artist. He’s released a number of records but enjoys playing live more than anything.
Bartz has a fairly unique style, and …

Midi controlled stepper motor music
June 25, 2009 – 2:32 pm | No Comment
Midi controlled stepper motor music

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Michael is a 26-year old PhD candidate in Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech, and also an amateur musician. He’s set the geek radar off the charts with this little piece of midi-to-machine musical …

Synesthesia
June 20, 2009 – 10:09 pm | One Comment
Synesthesia

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Synesthesia is an incredible short film by Terri Timely.  It is about the sensation of Syntesthesia, which is the subjective sensation of a sense different than the one being stimulated.
A good example of this would be ‘seeing’ sound. …

DIY Matchbook Synth
June 12, 2009 – 4:13 pm | One Comment
DIY Matchbook Synth

Ranjit Bhatnagar loves making homemade instruments. We featured him in a story on the mobius music box earlier, and here’s another gem that he’s put together: the matchbook synthesizer.

Ranjit says:
In my junkbox I …

Funky Stop-Motion MPC Orange Juice Commercial
June 11, 2009 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
Funky Stop-Motion MPC Orange Juice Commercial

Brazilian artist Breno Pineschi of Hardcuore put together this fun clip for an orange juice commercial. It’s a fruit and melba toast MPC, all done with stop-motion. Mix in a funky electronic tune, …

Is Jean Michel Jarre’s Laserharp Fake? I think not!
June 9, 2009 – 11:49 am | 6 Comments
Is Jean Michel Jarre’s Laserharp Fake? I think not!

Jean Michel Jarre is the guy who got me into electronic music.  Oxygene was like nothing I’d ever head before, and some people even say that nothing that he’s done since has surpassed this album …

The most organic oscillator in the world
June 8, 2009 – 9:50 pm | 5 Comments
The most organic oscillator in the world

Analogue. Some people love it, some people hate it, and some people quest after it like it’s the panacea of sound. Personally, I love analogue synthesizers – I love how they sound, I …

New Oberheim SEM released by Tom Oberheim
June 4, 2009 – 10:13 pm | 2 Comments
New Oberheim SEM released by Tom Oberheim

The Oberheim SEM (Synthesizer Expander Module) was the first synth put out by Tom Oberheim in the 70’s.  It was meant to be a second, backup synth to be connected to a sequencer for layering …

Audio Waveform Jewelry
June 1, 2009 – 11:20 pm | 14 Comments
Audio Waveform Jewelry

Sakurako Shimizu is a Japanese artist, curator and designer of conceptual jewelry based in Brooklyn, NY.
Sakurako has created a line of jewelry that integrates audio waveforms into the pieces via laser etching and calls it …

Techno from the command line
May 29, 2009 – 11:53 pm | 3 Comments
Techno from the command line

Haskell is a 20-year old advanced, open-source purely functional programming language. It’s designed to allow rapid development of robust and concise software.
Why is this interesting? Well Alex McLean has hacked Haskell enough to …