2013 has been a great year for gear – but it was also a pretty good year for electronic music. Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories was almost inescapable for the second half of the year, and also made a lot of ‘best of 2013’ lists. But there were also many interesting releases from electronic artists… Read More Open Mic: What’s Your Favorite New Music Of 2013?
Organizers have announced Ambicon 2013 – an ambient music conference to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Hearts Of Space radio program. Ambicon 2013 – being held May 3-5, 2013 in San Rafael, CA – is a weekend conference, hosted by Hearts of Space creator Stephen Hill. The event will be organized around 4 live surround-sound… Read More Ambicon 2013 To Celebrate 40 Years Of The Hearts Of Space Radio Show
In 2013, Korg celebrates its 50th anniversary. Founded by Tsutomu Katoh, Korg released their first product in 1963, the Disc Rotary Electric Auto Rhythm machine Doncamatic DA-20. In 1973, Korg introduced their first synth, the MiniKorg. Since then, Korg has had an impressive run. They’ve released a steady stream of electronic music gear, including classics like the MS-20, the PolySix,… Read More Korg Turns 50 – What’s Korg’s Best Synthesizer Yet?