The 27th Annual Grammy Awards, held thirty years ago, on Feb 26, 1985, featured an all-synth performance by the epic lineup of Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby, and relative newcomer Howard Jones.
The performance has been described as “The most ’80s thing that ever happened. Ever.” Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a Radio LoRa Live performance, from 20.02.2015, by Swiss music collective Zeropage.
Synth designer Ken MacBeth is celebrating his 15th year of making synthesizers.
MacBeth – who’s always made a habit of ‘eating his own dog food’ – here explores the sonic range of two of his creations – his earliest synth, the MacBeth M3X, and his latest, the MacBeth Elements. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Igor Vasiliev, captures an ambient audio soundscape, created with his SoundScaper app and a variety of hardware. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via multi-instrumentalist Peter Pringle, captures his Continuum + vocals performance, Haken Continuum In The Himalayas.
Off topic: Here’s an interesting way to clear the snow off your car in the morning – using a tricked-out car stereo as a subsonic snow shovel.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, A moment in chaos, captures a live synth jam by MIDERA. Continue reading
Spirits Of The Temple Electric – Prayer For The Living, by John L Rice, pairs a self-playing ambient modular synthesizer patch with visuals based on oscilloscope images. Continue reading