Sunday Synth Jam: At the 2015 NAMM Show, KINK improvised a live performance at the Roland AIRA booth.
Kink was joined by audience member Rhavin McSweaney in a house jam session: Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a live synth jam from the Elektron booth at the 2015 NAMM Show, featuring Cuckoo (on the left) and Dataline (on the right), jamming with a variety of Elektron gear. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: In this video, the Bionicle mechatronic orchestrion Toa Mata Band performs at Cafe Neu Romance 2014. Continue reading
The 40+ year history of Kraftwerk is the subject of this new BBC documentary, Kraftwerk Pop Art. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Korg introduced the new Kronos workstation keyboard and their reissue of the ARP Odyssey synthesizer.
Korg’s official release event featured several performances on the new keyboards, including this jazz jam by Cory Henry. Continue reading
While much of minimalist composer Terry Riley‘s work has been electronic, his seminal In C is for any number of people and any instruments.
In C Mali, described as ‘the first African version of Riley’s minimalist classic’, was recorded in Bamako, Mali in October 2013. This new version features artists from Bamako & western guests (Brian Eno, Damon Albarn and others) led by conductor Andre de Ridder. Continue reading
At the 2015 NAMM Show, producer & performer DiViNCi (Solillaquists of Sound, Ms. Lauryn Hill) was at the Ableton suite, demonstrating his approach to using the Push for live performance. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: In the 1970’s, Marie Osmond was a little bit country, and Donny Osmond was a little bit rock and roll. Continue reading