At Moogfest 2016, held May 19-22, 2016 in Durham, NC, Gary Numan and his band performed three shows, to standing-room-only audiences. In his Thursday-Saturday night residency at Moogfest, Numan featured one of his classic albums each night: Replicas, The Pleasure Principle, and Telekon.
Ableton Live Trainer Rishabh Rajan shared his EDM/K-Pop cover (with vocalist Sachié Amira) of Let It Go and has released the Ableton Live session as a free download. “The vocal processing is all native to Ableton Live, so it may be worth checking out how it was done,” notes Rajan. “No third party plugins in the session so… Read More K-Pop ‘Let It Go’ Cover – Code:MONO With Sachié Amira (Ableton Live Session Download)
Johns Hopkins University has announced that synthpop pioneer Thomas Dolby is joining their faculty as the first ‘Homewood Professor of the Arts’. At Johns Hopkins, starting in the fall, he will be teaching ‘Sound on Film’, a collaboration between Homewood’s Film and Media Studies program and Peabody’s Recording Arts and Sciences program. In the programe, students create… Read More Thomas Dolby Now Professor Dolby At Johns Hopkins University
Devo’s Gerald Casale announced today that his brother Bob Casale, aka Bob 2, died yesterday, from heart failure: Bob Casale of Devo. Born: July 14th, 1952 . Deceased: February 17th, 2014 As an original member of Devo, Bob Casale was there in the trenches with me from the beginning. He was my level-headed brother, a… Read More RIP Devo’s Bob Casale – Not Through Being Cool
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Thomas Dolby is featured in a new interview on the Nerdist Podcast:
Silvia Alonso (aka PSGirl), from Tenerife (Canary Islands), sends seasons greetings, happy new year wishes and a little holiday-themed synth pop action!
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a live performance by Eleven Pond, Black Keys.