Electronic musician and multimedia artist FSK1138 (Donald Baynes) shared this collection of 55 free ringtones. Continue reading
Composer & sound designer Robin Rimbaud, aka Scanner, let us know about a collection of ringtones that he’s released as a free download.
Here’s what he has to say about the Scanner ringtone collection:
I was recently commissioned to compose a series of ringtones for a new mobile phone.
Having spent months back and forth with the company the entire commission was cancelled in March, leaving a wealth of unused and unheard ringtones sitting on my hard drive. My sound work was rejected for being ‘too Scanner’.
Rather than let these rot on a hard drive, here they are all in mono, low resolution for your own delight. Playful, fun little tunes to brighten up your smart phone
user48736353001, aka Aphex Twin (Richard D. James), has released more tracks on SoundCloud, bring the total number of tracks available to download to over 170. Continue reading
In recent interviews, Richard D James has mentioned that he has reams of unreleased Aphex Twin music and that he needed to get it out there so he could move on to creating something new.
Now a huge set of tracks has been made available for free download from Soundcloud.
It’s not immediately clear if these are legitimately from Aphex Twin. Check them out and let us know what you think.
You can preview the tracks below. Continue reading
Ambient electronic artist Steve Roach has released a new album, Invisible, as a name-your-price download via Bandcamp.
Here’s what Roach has to say about the new album:
With the momentum of the past year still churning, I hunkered down in the Timeroom over the past few cold and rain infused days and created a new long-form piece, featured on Bandcamp only for the time being.
A New Year’s gift to you; freshly cooked from the Timeroom to you on short order.
Plogue has introduced Chipspeech – a new speech synthesizer, for Mac & Windows, that recreates the sound of famous 80’s voice synthesis chips.
It features 7 different voices, each with its own characteristic timbre. It is tailored for musical applications – type in lyrics, and then you can play them on a MIDI keyboard.
Chipspeech is also a true synthesizer – the sound can be extensively modified. The app also features a circuit bending emulation, letting you not only recreate the ‘insane and chaotic sound’ of a circuit bent TI speaking device, but also use it in a controlled, musical way. Continue reading
“I want to start a new tradition of making a synth heavy, personal arrangement of a classic carol song every year,” notes Waters. “I hope you enjoy this years Synth Carol, one of my personal favorites.” Continue reading