Sound designer Diego Stocco has released a new video, Beachwood, that captures a short improvisation, created with a musical object he calls “Beachwood”.
In the beginning of the video, he explains that he started with a piece of wood he found at the beach. Then he added a contact mic and a lavalier mic and some metal resonators. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live performance by Gaël Navard, Rock Drum Circuit Bending. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Daniel Davis‘s Afraid to Dream of Tangerines isn’t afraid to venture deep into Berlin School territory, exploring hypnotic sequences, mellow pads and spatial effects. Continue reading
Here’s a great electro jazz jam by Stromfresser – an electro jazz take on the Miles Davis beebop tune Donna Lee. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a rare example of Vangelis, improvising music on video.
The vintage video makes it clear how Vangelis uses multiple keyboards to create electronic arrangements live. He actively uses three keyboards with his right hand, completing a piano part, playing a CS-80 melody or adding a synthesized accent on what looks to be a Sequential Circuits Prophet 5. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Emile Hoogenhout – behr, captures an improvisation by Emile Hoogenhout a.k.a behr for sampled water percussion.
Here’s what he has to say about it: Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via millolab, captures ‘an afternoon improvisation’, Pure Simplicity.
Gear used: Waldorf Blofeld, Arturia Microbrute, Elektron Machinedrum, Akai mpc500 as main sequencer, Korg Ms2000, Clavia Nord Modular G2 and DSI Tetr4. Hardwire DL7 and RV8 were used on the Tetra.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video – Aartalburschen — Track 4 – captures a live and 100% improvised synth jam, by Wirehead & Dikkker. Continue reading