Musikmesse 2015: Pittsburgh Modular is teasing a a new case that’s designed to let you create a modular stomp box synthesizer. Continue reading
Moog Music has released a new preview video for Bach To Moog – a new album, by Craig Leon, that explores using the Moog modular synthesizer as part of a classical ensemble.
Bach to Moog, coming May 4th from Sony Classical, showcases the reissued Moog Modular Synthesizer, as well as other current Moog synthesizer, in new arrangements of the work of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Unlike the Walter/Wendy Carlos classic, Switched On Bach, the arrangements handle the synthesizer as part of a classical ensemble, rather than an alternative.
Here’s a video preview: Continue reading
This video, via Todd Barton, explores how to build a Serge patch. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: In this video, Martin Peters performs Signs Of Life, live in his studio. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Synthrotek their MST Eurorack modules, created in collaboration with George Mattson (of Mattson Mini Modular).
In this video, Synthrotek’s Steve Harmon demos three of the MST modules: Continue reading
The 2015 Denver Synth Meet – held Saturday, March 14 at the Expo Hall in Denver, CO – featured gear galore, manufacturer demos, a synth DIY soldering class and more.
Here’s a collection of Synthtopia’s photo’s from the event: Continue reading
Tiptop Audio has announced a new project for 2015, Tiptop Audio Records, to celebrate the rebirth of modular synths in the Euro format.
Tiptop Audio Records has selected for its first issue a selection of artists who, through their tracks, explore the landscape of dance music in a very fresh perspective. According to the company, “These are the artists who inspire the Tiptop team to make more innovative devices, which in turn make new music (a nice feedback loop).” Continue reading
This video, via William Mathewson, is a quick demo of the WMD + SSF collaboration module, the Spectrum Oscillator.
Spectrum is a precision, saw-core VCO, with eight possible waveforms (six simultaneous outputs), an eight octave switch, LFO mode and FM mode select with attenuation. Continue reading