House music producer Deadmau5 is getting a virtual reality game. Deadmau5 (Joel Zimmerman) has teamed up with Absolut on the iOS/Android Google Cardboard virtual reality video game, Absolut Deadmau5. The game lets you navigate deadmau5 through a series of gameplay challenges to get to a gig.
Moby’s Play – a 1999 album that was a massive electronic crossover hit – is getting a limited edition vinyl reissue. Play is the fifth studio album by Moby, originally released on May 17, 1999. The album become the biggest-selling album of its genre, with over 12 million copies sold worldwide. The album introduced Moby… Read More Moby’s ‘Play’ Getting Deluxe Vinyl Reissue
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via DJ Jon Dent, features the sounds of the ARP 2500 modular synthesizer.
New Order’s electronic classic Blue Monday was released #onthisday in 1983. In this cover performance, Orkestra Obsolete performs it as might have, if it had been made 50 years earlier, using instruments available in the 30’s.
Music video for Femmepop’s Underground.
This video, via SynthMania, demos making an 80’s disco groove.
This video captures a 1986 news broadcast, aired in Chicago, that brough mainstream attention to House Music, when it was still in it’s infancy & still an underground culture. Money quote: “Huh!”
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a performance by Russian musician Rewire (Andrei Swipe), at Propaganda club, Moscow