This video, via composer & sound designer Richard Devine, captures a new modular synth performance, Ascension. He’s also released it as a free download, via Dropbox (.zip of an .mp3 file).
This video, via FACT TV, takes a look into the studio of Dutch producer Legowelt (Danny Wolfers). In the video, Wolfers makes a track from scratch, using a combination of his own patches and sample packs, a tape player and more.
Free Music Friday: Scanner (Robin Rimbaud) shared this track, Phenol Time, as a free download, via SoundCloud. In the track, Rimbaud explores the abstracted emotional quality of processed vocals, along with the sound of the recently introduced Kilpatrick Audio Phenol synthesizer. Here’s what he has to say about the track:
Free Music Friday: The Sonic Encounters podcast features ‘soundscapes synthesized from sounds around us.’ With the Sonic Encounters podcast, synthesist Mark Mosher explores his experimental side Each episode features a soundscape that falls somewhere between ambient music and experimental electro-acoustic music. In the most recent episode, Mosher credits the ground-breaking work of Louis and Bebe Barron… Read More Free Music Friday: The Sonic Encounters Podcast
Moog Music this week released a free EP of music by synthesist Robert Rich. The EP, Hiding In Daylight, was created to commemorate the retirement of the Minimoog Voyager Rack Mount Edition (Voyager RME) analog synthesizer. Hiding in Daylight is a 3-song EP, embedded below, of evolving soundscapes. Moog describes the EP as “a meditative… Read More Free Music Friday: New Music From Robert Rich
Avant-garde and outsider arts site UbuWeb has shared a 40+ year audio retrospective of women in electronic music. Women In Electronic Music 1938-1982, originally broadcast on April 1, 2010, features the work of Clara Rockmore, Bebe & Louis Barron, Daphne Oram, Delia Derbyshire, Pauline Oliveros, Laurie Spiegel, Eliane Radigue (above), Suzanne Ciani and many others.
Aphex Twin/Richard D. James has deleted the tracks that he’d previously shared on SoundCloud and is now offering them as a free download.
Ambient electronic artist Steve Roach has released a new album, Invisible, as a name-your-price download via Bandcamp. Here’s what Roach has to say about the new album: With the momentum of the past year still churning, I hunkered down in the Timeroom over the past few cold and rain infused days and created a new… Read More Steve Roach – Invisible