Free Music Friday: Scanner’s ‘Phenol Time’

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: Continue reading

Jamming In The Woods With A Minimal Mobile Studio

Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Marcus of Perplex On, captures some live jamming, in the woods, with a minimal synth and mobile recording rig.

“Spring got me, so i took the chance to go for a walk with my new little friend, the Teenage Engineering PO-12 rhythm,” he notes, “and my phone to do some improvised recording in the wild.” Continue reading

Live Cover Of Yaz/Yazoo’s Situation

Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Guillermo Caceres let us know about this live synth pop performance by university group, Synt5.

Synt5 is a performance-focused synthesizer group, created in 2013 as an UFC university music project. The group specializes in synth repertoire, ranging from classic synthpop to modern-day electronic music.

The group plays hardware synths, with no syncing or MIDI control. Continue reading