For some reason, the Kaleidophon never made it into production…..… Read More Introducing The Kaleidophon – “The Mixed Marriage Between A Violin And A Plastic Drainpipe”
When Human League started, synthesizers were for ‘million rock stars’ so they had to take a punk approach to getting the sounds they wanted. … Read More Synth Secrets Of The Human League
This vintage video takes a look at story behind the BBC Radiophonic Workshop‘s arrangement of the classic Ron Grainer Dr. Who theme.
“There’s something about it that’s different than punching in numbers on a computer keyboard or using a mouse to slide a fake fader.”… Read More Mark Mothersbaugh On The Synths That Changed Pop Music
That’s the question raised by the announcement of this year’s nominees…… Read More Does Kraftwerk Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?
Roland has shared a series of artist interview videos, featuring artists associated with the iconic TB-303 bassline synthesizer and TR-909 drum machine.… Read More Roland Boutique Interviews With Paul Hartnoll, A Guy Called Gerald & DJ Pierre
The British Library shared this recording of what they say is the first ever recording of computer-generated music.… Read More The First Recording Of Computer-Generated Music
At this year’s Knobcon synth convention – held in Chicago Sept 9-11, 2016 – Marc Doty shared his take on five myths and misconceptions that exist in popular synthesizer culture.… Read More 5 Myths Of Synthesis, With Marc Doty