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
Sunday Synth Jam: Danielle Morales, aka TheSynthFreq, channels the 80s in her retronica composition, Everlasting Love!.
Here’s what Morales has to say about her track: Continue reading
Boards of Canada have a new album coming out June 10th, Tomorrow’s Harvest. Here’s the first track from the album, Reach for the Dead. Continue reading
Bertrand Loreau’s Nostalgic Steps is a new album of electronic music that is inspired by the classic electronic sounds of the 70′s.
This 70′s space music retronica pays tribute to its inspiration – artists like Klaus Schulze, Jean Michel Jarre & Michael Hoenig. Indeed, with titles like Semblance of a Mysterious Dream & Mind Floating, some Berlin School fans may find themselves trying to make explicit connections with the music of Loreau’s predecessors. Continue reading