In this official Korg video, American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer John Carpenter talks of scoring low budget student films, composing influences and his album, Lost Themes.
Redshape (Sebastian Kramer) shares his ‘secret weapon’ for making drum sounds – the E-Mu SP-1200 on the latest episode of Telekom Electronic Beats TV.
This video, by Ken Eakins, captures an interview with Paul Hartnoll of Orbital in his studio.
We have not seen an official announcement on this yet, but it looks like a new album from pioneering synthesist Vangelis is on the way. The new Vangelis album, Rosetta, is showing up in several online stores as scheduled for release Sept 23, 2016, on the Universal Music/Decca label. The track listing is to come, but Rosetta appears to be inspired… Read More New Vangelis Album, Rosetta (Sneak Preview)
Signs Of Synthesis: Peruvian Electroacoustic Music (1991-2000) is a new compilation that brings together the music of a generation of Peruvian composers. The album features music of Federico Tarazona, José Sosaya, Rajmil Fishman, Julio Benavides, Rafael Junchaya, Edgardo Plasencia, Gilles Mercier, Nilo Velarde and César Villavicencio. Here’s a preview:
This video, via Fact Magazine, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the analog-heavy stage rig of Solar Bears (Dublin duo John Kowalski and Rian Trench).
The Daphne Oram Trust has launched a Kickstarter project to fund a new printing of electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram’s 1972 book on ‘music sound and electronics’, An Individual Note. The book offers a look at the technology and ideas behind creating electronic music, from the perspective of a mid-century electronica pioneer. “We will be entering a strange… Read More New Version Of Daphne Oram Book, An Individual Note, Planned
At Moogfest 2016, held May 19-22, 2016 in Durham, NC, Gary Numan and his band performed three shows, to standing-room-only audiences. In his Thursday-Saturday night residency at Moogfest, Numan featured one of his classic albums each night: Replicas, The Pleasure Principle, and Telekon.