Synthesist Richard Devine shared his latest modular performance video with us, Strum. The performance is based around a ‘really lush beautiful modular patch, that is made to sound like strumming guitars,’ notes Devine.
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).