In this video, Chris Randall (Analog Industries) demonstrates one way to use a cassette four-track recorder as a performance instrument. Randall describes it as “A quick demo of using a cassette 4-track as an instrument. (Or: How to get a Cm7 chord in to your song the hard way.)”
Ray Wilson, the synth DIY guru behind Music From Outer Space, has died.… Read More Ray Wilson Of Music From Outer Space Has Died
This video captures an interview with Peter Zinovieff, aka Britain’s Bob Moog.… Read More An Interview With Peter Zinovieff, “Britain’s Bob Moog”
A group of Electribe users have created a petition, asking Korg to prioritize making updates to the operating system of the Electribe and Electribe sampler. Korg released a free update to the Electribe’s operating systems today, which addressed some items on the user petition, so the petition has been updated to reflect this. The organizers note: Many… Read More Electribe Users Petition Korg For OS Updates
Korg today released free OS updates for the Electribe and Electribe Sampler; and announced updated versions of the two devices.… Read More Korg Electribes Get Free OS Update, New Colors
While inspired by instruments like the Mellotron and Ondes Martenot, the OM-1 uses a standard cassette tape as its audio source, so its sound is completely up to you:… Read More The Onde Magnétique Is Like A Cassette Tape Mellotron
Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Bruno Di Micco shared this video for a new song, DecaDance, performed on the Roli Seaboard Rise 25.
Swedish Band Wintergatan shared a new video featuring two new custom electroacoustic instruments. The instruments, created by Wintergatan’s Martin Molin, include: The Music Box – a electro-mechanical music box that uses a punched strip to sequence the notes; and The Modulin – a hybrid modular synthesizer violin. The video captures a live performance, filmed in on take,… Read More Wintergatan Performs ‘All Was Well’ With DIY Music Box and Hybrid Modular Synth/Violin