Roberto D Jordan is funding the production of the Hell Synth -a palm-sized experimental synth – via a Kickstarter project.
It’s already reached more than double its funding target, with several weeks left in the campaign.
Here’s what Jordan has to say about the Hell Synth: Continue reading
Synth designer Paul Schreiber (Synthesis Technology, MOTM) returns to Darwin Grosse’s Art + Music + Technology podcast to talk about synths, synth design, the death of Radio Shack and more.
Here’s what Grosse has to say about the interview:
If you would give me an hour and ask me how I’d want to spend it, talking with Paul Schreiber would be at the top of my request list. I appreciate his sense of humor, his strong feelings about thing, and his willingness to share openly about any subject that might come to mind. I also appreciate that, by having been a ‘hobby’ synth maker, he has always been able to stay at arm’s length from the grittier side of the industry.
These videos, via cdmtv, offer a sneak preview of the new Bastl Instruments Eurorack modular – a new line of unique oak-paneled modules. Continue reading
Musikmesse 2015: Pittsburgh Modular is teasing a a new case that’s designed to let you create a modular stomp box synthesizer. Continue reading
This video, via AkaiProVideo, is a sneak preview of the upcoming 1.8.2 MPC software update. Continue reading
Today Moog Music announced the release of two new MiniFooger pedals, the MF Chorus Bucket Brigade Time Modulator and the MF Flange Bucket Brigade Harmonic Manipulator.
The MF CHORUS is a 100% analog BBD-based time modulation pedal that is capable of a wide range of sonic shifting and manipulation in both mono and stereo output modes. A three-position Mix switch quickly transitions the effect from subtle shifting and swirling into analog vibrato. The wide-range Time and Feedback controls allow users to further customize each sound to their personal taste. Like all Minifooger Analog Effects, the MF Chorus features a dedicated expression pedal input on its rear panel. This input provides hands-free control over one parameter – the Rate knob.
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 pair of videos, via rezfilter, captures a variety of audio demos of the Analogue Solutions Nyborg-12 Analogue Synthesizer, described as a ‘no-compromise’ analog monosynth. Continue reading