New Album, Sunergy, Brings Together Synthesists Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith + Suzanne Ciani

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

Synthrotek West Coast Noise System Sound Demo

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.”

2016 Moogfest Program Details Announced

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

Moogfest 2016 Lineup Announced, Featuring Gary Numan, Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Ciani & A New Moog Module

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

Buchla Easel Remote Control Now Available As A Free Download

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