Synth pop pioneer Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode, Yaz and Erasure) is known for his massive synth collection – but he admits that he know nothing about Buchla synthesizers. … Read More Vince Clarke’s Introduction To The Buchla Modular Synthesizer
The hour+ discussion ranges from playing the Buchla modular synth to playing tennis with Don Buchla. … Read More Suzanne Ciani On Playing The Buchla & Playing Tennis With Don Buchla
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