Handel’s ‘Alla Hornpipe’ On Haken Continuum Fingerboard

Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a performance (with multitrack backing) of Alla Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music, Suite #2 in D major.

The performance, by Mark Smart, is dedicated to the memory of his father Mervin Smart (1934-1991,) who loved Handel’s music. Continue reading

The Will Gregory Moog Ensemble

This video, by , captures the Will Gregory Moog Ensemble performing at a recent rehearsal.

In the video, the group is playing English Country Dance, from Gregory’s composition, The Service Of Tim Henman.

Will Gregory is partners with Alison Goldfrapp in the synthpop duo Goldfrapp. The Will Gregory Moog Ensemble first performed together in 2005, as part of the Bath Festival, recreating some of the Switched on Bach arrangements of Wendy Carlos. Continue reading

Elektron Analog RYTM (HD Audio)

Eli at Austin’s Switched On let us know about this quick demo they made of Elektron’s new drum machine, the Analog Rytm:

During our trip to NAMM 2014 we were allowed some hands on experience with Elektron’s new 8-voice analog drum machine and sampler, the Analog RYTM.

We quickly learned the ropes and began an improv track.
Audio was recorded directly!

They outline these key features: Continue reading