This video, via ARP, features Herbie Hancock sharing his take on both the original ARP Odyssey and the updated Korg ARP Odyssey.
How to recreate Herbie Hancock’s Chameleon bass sound with the Korg ARP Odyssey was uploaded by: Future Music Magazine
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The 27th Annual Grammy Awards, held thirty years ago, on Feb 26, 1985, featured an all-synth performance by the epic lineup of Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby, and relative newcomer Howard Jones. The performance has been described as “The most ’80s thing that ever happened. Ever.”
Synth designer Peter Vogel, creator of the groundbreaking Fairlight CMI synthesizer, is featured in a new article in Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald. Along with the print article, there is also a short video, embedded below, about the Fairlight and its influence on popular music since its debut in 1979. Keep an eye out for the clip… Read More Peter Vogel – ‘The Man Who Revolutionised Music’
Bob Moog’s Legacy: Innovate, Inspire, Ignite Creativity w Moby, Wayne Coyne and More was uploaded by: moogfoundation
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Here’s a little vintage synth jamming from Herbie Hancock, on synth-heavy fusion classic, Chameleon. Reader Danny Strickland reminded us about this performance, saying: Found this vintage Herbie Hancock video from 1975 on Youtube. Not only is it a great showpiece of Herbie’s skill as a jazz keyboardist but at around the 6:00 minute mark he begins… Read More Vintage Shredding From Herbie Hancock On Chameleon
Herbie Hancock – Rockit 1985 was uploaded by: cminor7add9th
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Lady Gaga plays her awesomely strange keytar, which was customized by designer Gary Card. Lady Gaga’s keytar looks like it may be a Roland AX-7 beneath the custom paint job and stylistic accoutrements.