“The basic track was initially put together from a stereo recording that I made in an old elevator equipment room,” notes Mitchell. “There were a lot of open faced relays clacking open and closed.”… Read More When Robots Started Dreaming
On many of the tracks, there are no melodies, no chords and no beats. And most of the sounds not only don’t sound like presets, they don’t even sound like they come from recognizable instruments. … Read More Atomic Shadow – Shortwave Robot Pants
Evaton Technologies announced via their Facebook page a new large-format module, the RF Nomad: Atomic Shadow Edition. The module grew out of a one-off custom module created for ‘mid-century electronica’ artist Atomic Shadow (Rod Mitchell). The module is a 5U version of Evaton’s RF Nomad voltage-controlled shortwave radio receiver Eurorack module. Due to interest, a limited run of… Read More Evaton Technologies Announces RF Nomad: Atomic Shadow Edition 5U Synth Module
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a performance of Waning Moon, by Atomic Shadow (Rod Mitchell).
Sunday Synth Jam: Synthesist Rod Mitchell, aka Atomic Shadow, works in a mid-century electronica style, using vintage electronics to create ‘a modern take on the early days of electronic music’. So we were interested when he shared a new track, embedded below, that features the Korg KingKorg synthesizer. It’s an interesting exploration of the KingKorg. But, more… Read More Mid-Century Electronica On The KingKorg Synthesizer
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Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a ‘mid-century’ electronic music studio jam by Rod Mitchell, aka Atomic Shadow. Mitchell works in a sort of alternate future retronica style, inspired by the music of early electronic music pioneers and the soundtracks of classic science fiction films.
Sunday Synth Jam: ‘Mid-century electronica’ artist Atomic Shadow (Rod Mitchell) explores the retro alternate future with his Birthday On Mars. Here’s what Mitchell has to say about the piece: