Here’s Dave Smith himself giving an intro to his latest synth, the new Sequential Prophet 6 analog synthesizer.
The Prophet 6 essentially designed to take the classic Prophet V synthesizer design to the next level. Continue reading
While much of minimalist composer Terry Riley‘s work has been electronic, his seminal In C is for any number of people and any instruments.
In C Mali, described as ‘the first African version of Riley’s minimalist classic’, was recorded in Bamako, Mali in October 2013. This new version features artists from Bamako & western guests (Brian Eno, Damon Albarn and others) led by conductor Andre de Ridder. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Moog Music was previewing a major update to the Sub 37 analog synthesizer.
The update brings significant new sequencing capabilities to the Sub 37, letting it be used as an interactive performance tool, similar to Moog’s classic modular sequencer. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Tony Rolando was showing the Make Noise Shared System. Continue reading
This video, via Electronic Musician Magazine, captures an overview of the new Roland JD-Xi synthesizer at the 2015 NAMM Show, with direct audio from the synth: Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, producer & performer DiViNCi (Solillaquists of Sound, Ms. Lauryn Hill) was at the Ableton suite, demonstrating his approach to using the Push for live performance. Continue reading
In this video, electronic music and sound design pioneer Suzanne Ciani explores the System 55, one of the Moog Modular Synthesizer reissues announced for the 2015 NAMM Show. Continue reading
Multi-instrumentalist Geert Bevin, who has been working with Roger Linn on the firmware of the LinnStrument controller, shared this video of Jordan Rudess‘ first couple of minutes on the new instrument. Continue reading