Here’s one more reason not to trust corporate news media: CBS News reports that, according to their 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair music poll, the guitar is the sexiest instrument to play, followed by the saxophone and the piano. The synthesizer did not even make their list. How is that even possible?
Is dance music sexist? That’s the focus of a multi-website discussion that’s erupted in the last few days, with some writers lamenting the state of electronic dance music and it’s frequent focus on sex and, at least according to some, misogynistic views of women. The Quietus’s Angus Finlayson writes: Throughout the heydays of disco, house… Read More Is Dance Music Sexist? And Whatever Happened To Rave Utopia?
This is a quick demo of Yuri Suzuki’s Urushi Musical Interface – a gorgeous electronic music controller that looks a bit like it was left behind by aliens for Jean Michel Jarre to play. The Urushi Musical Interface is a project for Collacqueration: Designed in the UK – Lacquered in Japan exhibition at the Embassy… Read More Sexy Instrument Looks Like It Was Left By Aliens
Artist Feature – Imogen Heap was uploaded by: eigenlabs
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When we added the new Synthtopia Submit A Story form, we thought it would be a great way to let readers submit tips and story ideas. Instead, we get this: “I just wanted to see more of that sexy keytar babe.” Well – you asked for it. Here’s keytar babe of the decade Marina Tsigonaki… Read More The Sexy Keytar Babe You Asked For – And Her Man-Candy Counterpart
Production designer Michael Bednark created the Dancebuster 3000 – a sort of dance music Dalek – for DeeLux’s Hot Hot Hot.