Inside The Awesome Synth Lair Of Mark Mothersbaugh

This video, via , is a visit to the awesome synth lair of composer Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Rugrats, The Lego Movie).

The bright green, circular building of Mutato Muzika in Los Angeles is easy to spot when cruising down Sunset Boulevard. Inside is the studio of Mark Mothersbaugh, founding member of DEVO and award-winning Hollywood composer.

Over the years, Mothersbaugh has accumulated a vast collection of synths. In this video, he reveals the stories behind some of his synth rarities. More importantly, he reveals the secret of ‘We smell sausage’.

Rupert Neve Intros New Direct Interface, 500 Series Rack

ruper-neve-designs-r6-rack-3-1024x599At the 2015 NAMM Show, Rupert Neve Designs will be introducing two new products:

  • the RNDI Active Transformer Direct Interface, and
  • the R6 Six Space 500 Series Rack.

Here’s what Neve has to say about them: Continue reading

Roger Linn Bringing LinnStrument To 2015 NAMM Show

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Developer Roger Linn will be displaying the recently-released LinnStrument electronic music controller instrument at the 2015 NAMM Show.

Here’s a preview, via reader Geert Bevin, who helped develop the open source firmware that runs the LinnStrument: Continue reading