‘I Dream of Wires’ Modular Synth Documentary Now Streaming on Netflix

i-dream-of-wiresThe theatrical version of the modular synth documentary I Dream of Wires is now available via streaming on Netflix in the US.

I Dream Of Wires is an independent documentary about the history, demise and resurgence of the modular synthesizer. It features interviews with modular musicians, inventors and enthusiasts, including Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Gary Numan, Vince Clarke (Erasure), Morton Subotnick, Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle), Daniel Miller, Carl Craig, Flood, Cevin Key (Skinny Puppy), James Holden, Factory Floor, Legowelt, Clark, John Foxx and Bernie Krause and more.

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‘Synthesized’ Score Now Available

Christoph Kresse, creator of the upcoming synth documentary Synthesized, let us know that the film’s score is now available. You can preview it via the embed above or via BandcampContinue reading

Pittsburgh Modular Intros Verbotronic Eurorack Reverb Module

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Pittsburgh Modular has introduced the Verbtronic Eurorack reverb module.

According to Pittsburgh, ‘The Verbtronic digital reverb module generates spaces large enough to overwhelm sounds and smear the audio spectrum with a wash of relentless reflections and echoes, building a tidal wave of never-ending feedback.’

They add, ‘We did not design the Verbtronic to mimic the real world; instead we have created a reverb full of lush, artificial spaces that blend perfectly with the electronic sounds of modular synthesis.’ Continue reading