Synthesizer & Electronic Music Highlights For 2nd March – 8th March

We’ve been posting a lot lately – here’s a quick digest of the top posts from the last week, in case you missed them:

  • Synthtopia Site Update: Media Temple FAIL
    Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2009 in Music News – Comments: (11)
    Synthtopia was unavailable for most of the weekend (Feb 28th + Mar 1) because of problems at Media Temple, our host.Basically, a large part of their infrastructure crashed and burned and it took them a couple of days to get things patched back up.We moved to Media Temple about a year ago, because our previous host was unreliable, and we’d heard good things about Media Temple.
  • Depeche Mode – Wrong
    Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 in Music Videos – Comments: (7) is the official music video for Depeche Mode’s Wrong, from the album Sounds Of The Universe.
  • Daft Punk To Score TR2N (Tron 2)
    Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2009 in Electronic Musicians – Comments: (7)
    Billboard reports that Daft Punk has been signed to score the soundtrack for Tron 2 (TR2N):Daft Punk, the French electronica duo known for their robot personas, have been tapped by Walt Disney Pictures to compose the score for “TR2N”, an update of the studio’s 1982 science fiction classic “Tron”, Billboard has confirmed.The film, currently in production, is tentatively scheduled for a 2011 release.
  • Virgin Music Megastores Are History
    Posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 in Music News – Comments: (6)
    Virgin has announced plans to close all Virgin Music Megastores in the US by this summer:The remaining six Virgin Megastores in the United States will shut their doors this summer.To buck declining music sales, the chain broadened its offerings in the last few years to apparel, books and electronics. The six remaining stores took in about $170 million in revenue a year, down from the $230 million from 23 stores at its peak in 2002.
  • Kutiman Remixes YouTube
    Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2009 in Music Videos – Comments: (5) now, you’ve probably heard of Kutiman’s amazing YouTube remixes.Kutiman samples video from dozens of YouTube music demos and remixes them into original tracks, like the one above.Here, Kutiman talks about his proces: it out and let me know what you think!

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