Steve Roach Interview On Making Music With Modulars

Steve-Roach-synthesizers.comSynthesist Steve Roach is featured in the latest episode of the Echoes podcast.

Host John Diliberto talks with Roach about his new album, Skeleton Keys, which is an exploration of sequencers and large-format analog synthesizers.

“The entire album and all the interlocking parts are all created from the way you carve out these patterns, and sequences and rhythms, with hands on,” noites Roach, “So it really does have this feeling of shaping it, you know, like you’re carving something out using both hands on a large variety of knobs, on filters, envelopes and the essentials, of the components that make up the analog modular, the way I designed it for this style of music.” Continue reading

New Album From Steve Roach, Skeleton Keys, Explores Modular Synthesis

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Synthesist Steve Roach has released a new album, Skeleton Keys, that explores the ambient side of analog modular synthesis.

In early 2014, Roach set out to create his ideal large format modular synthesizer­/sequencer-based system, shown above. Roach adds that, “The instant this system was in place, the compulsion to create was unleashed.” Continue reading

Space Music Synth Jam – Bruno Ender Lee’s ‘Saturn’

Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Bruno Ender Lee, captures a live studio performance of Saturn – a space music/Berlin School synth jam.

Lee’s composition starts of exploring drones and lush pads, then travels into Berlin School sequenced territory.  Continue reading