Instrument design pioneer Don Buchla has died at the age of 79. … Read More Don Buchla Has Died At 79
Label RVNG Intl. has announced a new album, Sunergy, that brings together synthesists Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Suzanne Ciani. It is the thirteenth installment of FRKWYS, the label’s intergenerational collaboration series. Smith and Ciani are neighbors in the small coastal community of Bolinas, California. The two are friends, and share a passion for the Buchla synthesizer. The music of Sunergy embraces this… Read More New Album, Sunergy, Brings Together Synthesists Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith + Suzanne Ciani
At ContinuuCon, Make Noise founder Tony Rolando gave a talk, offering his take on the ‘East Coast Synthesis’ & ‘West Coast Synthesis’ traditions.
Synthrotek shared this sound demo of their new West Coast Noise System – an all-in-one Eurorack modular system, inspired by classic ‘West Coast Synthesis’. “The amount of insanity you can create from so few modules is incredible,” according to Synthrotek. “It’s analog drums, 8 bit crunch and noise married to a sequencer.”
Moogfest organizers shared with us program details for Moogfest 2016, scheduled for May 19 – 22 in Durham, NC. During the day, Moogfest explores the future of technology and creativity with a ‘mind-expanding conference’, featuring panels, workshops and installations. At night, Moogfest celebrates the future of sound, with performances by early pioneers in electronic music, alongside pop… Read More 2016 Moogfest Program Details Announced
Organizers announced the first round of artists, musicians and programming for Moogfest 2016, scheduled for May 19 – 22 in Durham, NC. The lineup includes Gary Numan (in a three-night residency), GZA (two night residency), Odesza, Laurie Anderson, Oneohtrix Point Never, Suzanne Ciani, Blood Orange, and Sun Ra Arkestra, with keynote presentations by “transhumanist pharma tycoon”… Read More Moogfest 2016 Lineup Announced, Featuring Gary Numan, Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Ciani & A New Moog Module
Don Buchla, right, is taking the current owners of the Buchla Electronic Musical Instrument brand, Audio Supermarket Pty., to court. According to a report by Fact: Buchla alleges he was promised $440,000 for the sale of the company, but has been paid less than $110,000 so far. It also alleges that the defendants breached the… Read More Don Buchla Wants His Brand Back, Taking New Owners To Court
When Don Buchla designed the Music Easel synthesizer, originally released in 1973, he included a forward thinking expansion slot. Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments has built on this concept. At NAMM, they introduced the Buchla Music Easel iProgram card, which adds WiFi patch management and control to their modern Music Easel. Now they’ve released Buchla Easel Remote Control,… Read More Buchla Easel Remote Control Now Available As A Free Download