Ambar Navarro’s animated music video for the Hypberbubble song, A Synthesizer for Christmas.
It’s that time of year again – time for holiday electronic music gear deals!
These companies are offering gear or software specials for the holidays. Note that these are limited-time specials, check out the sites for details: Continue reading
Here’s a bit of holiday cheer that takes makes clever use of vintage computer technology.
This year’s holiday e-card for The Glasgow School of Art was put together by alumnus James Houston, using a collection of vintage computer gear. In the video, an ensemble of vintage Mac computers, a Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum + 1 and a SEGA Mega Drive perform a rendition of Carol of the Bells. Continue reading
Reader Andy Hagerty seems to have visions of Kraftwerk dancing in his head, and shared his holiday-themed take on Neon Lights. Continue reading
In this video, Tom Carpenter of Analogue Solutions offers his holiday greetings with his take on Jingle Bells – on the extremely rare, cheestacular Casio KX101: Continue reading
Reader Thom Martin has released his version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, arranged in the ‘switched on’ style with analog monophonic synthesizers.
A Switched-On Nutcracker is available via Bandcamp. Continue reading
Open Mic: For the holidays, my wish is that you have family, health and peace.
And, yes, since it’s Synthtopia, maybe some wicked gear under the tree, that new app that you’ve been wanting or some great new electronic music….
So, let us know if ‘Santa’ was good to you this year!
Here’s a holiday-themed ambient synth jam, via StudioF, Xmas2012.