Sampleism has released BOCS Volume 1 – a sound library inspired by the sound of Boards Of Canada.
These sounds have been created using the same types of methods used by the group. Vintage analog synths, 4-tracks, valve amps VHS recorders were used.
As a result, the sounds have a ‘dirty, dusty, and dream like quality’.
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Sunday Synth Jam: This retro synth jam, via RetroSound, features the Wave 75 Choir of the classic Sequential Circuits Prophet VS synthesizer. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This retronica synth jam, Being John Carpenter 2, is inspired by the synth scores of director/composer John Carpenter. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: This retronica synth jam, via MrFirechild, explores the sounds of the vintage Roland Jupiter-4 analog synthesizer.
All sounds from the 1978 Roland Jupiter-4 analog synthesizer. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Dutch synthesist Martin Peters does a live performance of his composition, Fox on The Run.
“Start this music and let your imagination run wild,” suggests Peters. Continue reading
Sunday Synth Jam: Ben Edwards, aka Benge, channels his inner John Carpenter, improvising some analog retronica.
Here’s what he has to say about it:
Sometimes I get the urge to pretend I am in the studio in 1980 making a horror movie soundtrack. Luckily I have a studio full of old equipment so this is not a problem.
Here I am on the Moog Modular, Linn LM1, Oberheim 4-Voice (via Moog Phaser), all going through the MCI 416b console, with a bit of EMT plate reverb for good measure
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a 80’s style retronica synth jam, via SynthMania, for Sequential Circuits Drumtraks and Six-Trak, and Roland Juno-60.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a ‘mid-century’ electronic music studio jam by Rod Mitchell, aka Atomic Shadow.
Mitchell works in a sort of alternate future retronica style, inspired by the music of early electronic music pioneers and the soundtracks of classic science fiction films. Continue reading