This video, by Ken Eakins, captures an interview with Paul Hartnoll of Orbital in his studio.
Signs Of Synthesis: Peruvian Electroacoustic Music (1991-2000) is a new compilation that brings together the music of a generation of Peruvian composers. The album features music of Federico Tarazona, José Sosaya, Rajmil Fishman, Julio Benavides, Rafael Junchaya, Edgardo Plasencia, Gilles Mercier, Nilo Velarde and César Villavicencio. Here’s a preview:
At Moogfest 2016, there were several rare synths and synth prototypes on display at the Moog ‘pop-up store’. This rare Moog Synthesizer 1c modular, aka the ‘Mystery Moog’, was on loan from Duke University, where it was recently restored by student Jeffrey Wubbenhorst. Here’s Duke University’s take on the story of their rare modular:
Village of Trumansburg, NY has installed a new historical marker, placed outside of the building that housed the original R.A. Moog company on Main Street. The building is where the Moog modular and Minimoog were developed and produced. Michelle Moog-Koussa, Executive Director of The Bob Moog Foundation, and composer David Borden (Mother Mallard’s Portable Masterpiece Company) unveiled the… Read More Trumansburg, NY Unveils R. A. Moog Historical Marker
This video, via Electronic Voyager, captures an interview with Canadian composer John Mills-Cockell, whose resume includes scores for The National Arts Centre, Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto Repertory Orchestra and others; being a founding member of electronic rock band Syrinx and the multimedia group, Intersystems; and scoring Terror Train.
The producers of Electronic Voyager, an upcoming documentary about Bob Moog, shared this video interview with synth pioneer Herb Deutsch.
Atlantic Films and You Know Films have announced plans to release the Roland TR-808 documentary, 808, simultaneously on Apple Music/iTunes and in theaters, later this year. The film chronicles the story of the Roland TR-808 drum machine and its use in popular music. The film features commentary and contributions from Pharrell Williams, Afrika Bambaataa, The… Read More 808 Documentary Getting Simultaneous Apple Music/iTunes & Theatrical Release
In this new interview, via Q on CBC, classical composer Steve Reich reflects with host Shadrach Kabango on his career in classical music.