Redshape (Sebastian Kramer) shares his ‘secret weapon’ for making drum sounds – the E-Mu SP-1200 on the latest episode of Telekom Electronic Beats TV.
Germany’s highest court on Tuesday ruled against Kraftwerk in a case that pitted the samplers against the sampled. The ruling overturns a ban on the sale of the song Nur mir (Only to me), by music producer Moses Pelham and rapper Sabrina Setlur, which makes use of a sample from Kraftwerk’s Metal On Metal, from Trans-Europe Express. Germany’s Deutsche Welle reports:
In this new interview, via Q on CBC, classical composer Steve Reich reflects with host Shadrach Kabango on his career in classical music.
At Superbooth 16, E-Mu founder Dave Rossum was representing his new company, Rossum Electro-Music. But Muso Talk’s Hans Jörg Bordin took the opportunity to talk to Rossum about the classic E-Mu SP-1200 sampler:
Optigan.com has introduced two new sound discs for the vintage Optigan, Glitchdelica & Guitarscape. Glitchdelica is an experimental rhythmic pattern generator. Forgoing the usual drums/chords/keys convention entirely, each button and key features a different loop, drawn from Optigan.com’s Pea Hicks’ archive of oddball instruments, electronics, and other sound sources.
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live looping + sampling + cello + vocal + broken glass performance, Indiana Teenagers, by Spearfisher, featuring Cicely Parnas.
Korg shared this pair of videos that take a hands-on look at working with their new Volca Sample OK GO Edition. In the first video, above, Chief engineer Tatsuya Takahashi walks you through a step by step of how to program a step sequence on the volca sample OK GO edition.
Korg today introduced the OK GO Volca Sample – a limited edition version of the sample playback member of the Volca family. The Korg OK GO Volca Sample differs from the original by featuring unique styling and coming pre-loaded with 100 audio samples from OK GO’s latest album, Hungry Ghosts. And you can still load your own samples, using… Read More Korg Intros OK GO Volca Sample