Synthtopia reader, Jon Stubbs (aka “stub”) shared this remix of Carol of the Bells. He notes that the melody of Carol of the Bells was preserved, but arranged as 12/8, vs 3/4. He also offset the melody against the new parts by a note.
Free Music: Reader Kevin Busby let us know Terse Greetings – a new compilation on the Terse label that’s available as a free download.
This video, via Chris Randall (Audio Damage, Sister Machine Gun, Micronaut), captures glitch one / glitch two – described as ‘the first two tracks of a fictional live set’.
Ngarjuna (Mitch Furman) has released West Coast Bach, Volume 1 – an album of ‘switched on’ style Bach, arranged for a ‘West Coast’ style synthesizer.
Free Music Friday: Project Records has made synthesist Steve Roach’s Sigh of Ages available this weekend as a free download. They describe Sigh of Ages as a ‘deeply self-reflective album exploring the terrain between melodic electronic/ambient and modern minimalism’. The six pieces collected on the album reflect upon the passage of time. You can preview Sigh of… Read More Free Music Friday: Steve Roach’s ‘Sigh Of Ages’
https://soundcloud.com/user18081971/iwanttobewithyouafx-editionala-sideedwrdget-dwn-crosby88-street-side-boyzprodmaster-cj Free Music Friday: Richard D. James (Aphex Twin) shared this take on a 1988 Chicago house track, the Street-Side-Boyz’s I Wanna Be With You.
This video, via composer & sound designer Richard Devine, captures a new modular synth performance, Ascension. He’s also released it as a free download, via Dropbox (.zip of an .mp3 file).
The latest episode of Amsterdam’s Dekmantel Festival Podcast features a 4+ hour session of the tracks that influenced Autechre (Rob Brown and Sean Booth).