Surreal Machines On Art + Music + Technology Podcast

dub-machinesThe latest episode of the Art + Music + Technology podcast features Pete Dowling and Matt Jackson of Surreal Machines.

Here’s what podcast host Darwin Grosse has to say about the Interview:

Pete and Matt have just released a new Max for Live-based Live pack. I hit them up for an explanation of the concept, a discussion about what it is like to collaborate on this kind of project, and how one might ever be satisfied with ones work. This is a revealing interview that provides insight on code-based collaborations.

If you haven’t gotten a chance to test drive the Dubmachines Live pack, you should give it a try. The two devices are cool to work with, and have a very unique sound (and vibe) to them.

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Kurt Stenzel & The Score To Jodorowsky’s Dune

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Science fiction & synth sounds combine in the soundtrack to Jodorowsky’s Dune – a new documentary that tells the story of “the greatest science fiction movie never made”.

The documentary looks at filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s failed attempt to bring Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic Dune to the screen. Jodorowsky enlisted an elite group of artists to flesh out his vision, who would go on to contribute to films like Star Wars & Alien. Jodorowsky’s take on Dune never got made.

In the new documentary, director Frank Pavich presents a look at what might have been, set to an analog synthesizer-laden soundtrack by composer Kurt Stenzel.

We contacted Stenzel to find out more about the soundtrack and how it came to be. Continue reading

Mark Verbos Interview On Art+Music+Technology Podcast

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Mark Verbos, creator of the Verbos Electronics modular synthesizer system, is featured in the latest episode of the Art+Music+Technology podcast.

“Mark and I have a history that goes back to the days of working with Grant Richter (Wiard) in the basement of his Milwaukee home,” notes host Darwin Grosse. “We spend a little time getting caught up. I hope you enjoy it!”

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Sean McBride Interview (Xeno & Oaklander)

This video captures an extended interview with Sean McBride. The interview one of the extended interviews done in the process of creating the I Dream Of Wires modular synthesizer documentary.  Continue reading