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
Chris Blarsky of Ninstrument has announced the Synthboy+ Special Edition – a new version that adds a voltage clock out from LSDJ.
Chris Randall (Analog Industries) shared this video that looks at making tape loops with a vintage Nagra III mono 1/4″ analog reel-to-reel tape recorder.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Sonic State, captures a live performance by John Biddulph on modular synthesizer, saxophone and Yamaha WX7 wind instrument.
At the 2016 Summer NAMM Show, startup company Amelia’s Compass introduced the ControllerHub 8 – a device that lets you connect up to 8 expression pedals and foot switches and create your own custom MIDI pedal board. Company co-founder Steven Christensen gave us an overview and demo at the show.
At the 2016 Summer NAMM Show, we talked with Gizmotron about their Gizmotron 2.0 – an electro-mechanical bowing device that attaches to electric guitar or bass, enabling players to produce string sounds such as cello, viola or violin. The Gizmotron 2.0 debuted at a previous NAMM Show, but it is now available for both guitar and… Read More Gizmotron 2.0 Overview & Demo
This video captures Jay Harrison’s Electromechanical Lithophone playing an arrangement of Mr. Blue Sky, by Electric Light Orchestra. The installation was filmed at the Museum of Modern Art Wales as a part of the Machynlleth Comedy Festival 2016.
This video captures a live studio performance by MIDI techno percussionist Jaxson Payne.