New Release – Dave Bessell’s Black Horses Of The Sun

dave-bessell-black-horsesDiN has released Black Horses of the Sun – the latest release from Dave Bessell (Node).

The new album builds on the atmospheric style of Bessell’s previous releases, but adds a more melodic focus.

Here’s what the label has to say about the new album:

An eclectic variety of stylistic influences flicker through this music, from classical to industrial, Berlin school ambient to jazz, to the Eno, Fripp & Bowie collaborations of the Berlin years through to echoes of psytrance. All make their appearance from time to time.

Overall there is often a widescreen cinematic sense of scale, which would not be out of place in a film soundtrack.

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International Institute Of Acoustics And Vibration Scheduled For July 12-16

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The 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22) will be held in Florence, Italy, from 12 to 16 July 2015.

This Congress, organized by the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV) and the Acoustical Society of Italy (AIA), in cooperation with IMAMOTER – National Research Council of Italy and DIEF – University of Florence, is one of the world’s leading events in the area of acoustics and vibration. Continue reading

Electro-Music.com Equinox Live Streaming Event This Saturday

spring-equinoxElectro-Music.com has announced their Equinox Live Streaming Event, scheduled for March 21 starting at 15:00 GMT.

Tune in on Saturday March 21 starting at 15:00 GMT to hear a variety of electronic and electro-acoustic music performances. This year’s event is packed with many new artists making their debut performance on the stream. Tune in by visiting radio.electro-music.com and clicking to play Radio 1 – Primary Stream. Continue reading

Vince Clarke + Analogue Solution Intro New ‘Clarke Circuits’ Eurorack Modules

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Synth pop pioneer Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode, Erasure, Yaz) and Analogue Solutions have announced a collaboration on a new series of ‘creative and utilitarian’ Eurorack modules, being released under the name ‘Clarke’.

The initial modules announced are the VCM & VCS Auto Tune System. This self-contained Eurorack expandable MIDI-to -CV converter/calibration system provides a complete solution for tuning and scaling vintage synthesisers and modern VCO Eurorack modules.

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Is There Anything More 80’s Than This Synth-Pop Sinatra Cover?

Peter Baumann spent the 70’s pioneering Berlin School style synthesis with synth super-group Tangerine Dream. Albums like Phaedra, Rubycon, Ricochet  and Stratosfear.

None of these albums would adequately prepare you, though, for Strangers In The Night, Baumann’s 80’s-tacular take on the Frank Sinatra classic.  Continue reading

Denver Synth Meet This Saturday, March 14

denver-synth-meetThe Denver Synth Meet is scheduled for tomorrow, March 14th, from 10 am-10 pm.

Planned activites for the event include:

  • Synth DIY class by Synthrotek
  • Manufacturer demos by WMD, Audio Damage, Grayscale, NIIO Analog & Soundtrack Loops
  • Buy/Sell/Trade/Promote area
  • Evening electronic music performances

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