The latest episode in the SoundWorks Collection video series looks at the sound of Godzilla. Continue reading
Here’s a bit of holiday-themed beatmaking from Toronto producer Andrew Triple A – a hip-hop instrumental based on a sample of the traditional holiday Carol Of The Bells.
Via WNYC, comes A Very Jolly Synthesized Christmas:
David Garland presents vintage recordings of holiday favorites performed on Moog, Buchla, and other analog synthesizers.
You might think this sonic tinsel would seem synthetic, but it’s full of genuine joy and warmth. Hear highlights from albums released in the late ’60s and early ’70s, including Douglas Leedy’s “A Very Merry Electric Christmas to You,” The Moog Machine’s “Christmas Becomes Electric,” and Sy Mann’s “Switched on Santa.”
And as a bonus, a Christmas visit with The Beatles!
The first ever international academic conference on Kraftwerk will take place at Aston University on Jan 21-22, 2015.
Kraftwerk specialists from Britain, Finland, Austria, the Netherlands and the US, will present papers dealing with the band’s music and the impact it has had on other artists.
Details on the conference are available at the University’s site.
The Desktop Record Cutter (DRC), now under development as a Kickstarter project, that’s designed to let you cut your own vinyl. Continue reading
Avid has announced that it has received approval to list its common stock on The NASDAQ Stock Market, effective with the open of trading on Monday, Dec 8 2014.
Avid makes Pro Tools, Sibelius, Media Composer and many other tools for pro audio and video. Continue reading
From the land of WTF comes the holiday cheer of Dr. Sunshine’s A Rainbow Kitten Christmas.
The album offers Dr. Sunshine’s unique take on Christmas songs, featuring 8-bit chiptune sounds, lo fi vocoder goodness and a heaping helping of weirdness. Continue reading