Live Performance With Drums & Synthesizers

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Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Berlin-based reader Sebastian Arnold, captures a live performance of Driving A Spaceship from his new album Interstellar Getaway.

Arnold describes himself as a “mad scientist drummer”. He builds song structures by layering loops and drum-triggered sequences with acoustic drums, keyboards and vocals.

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Beatmaking With WerkBench, A Korg Mono/Poly And A Tambourine

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Enough of the analog vs digital, hardware vs software discord!

The sweet spot is finding ways to use what you’ve got creatively, as this beatmaking synth jam demonstrates. Trasurecharger smoothly jumps between a Korg Mono/Poly, and a few percussion instruments, using WerkBench to tweak the sounds and sequence a groove.

Check it out and let us know what you think!

Music With Packaging

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Need a little inspiration?

Here’s a found-sound video song, via reader Jan-Marco Ritter, who says:

I just wanted to show that you can make music with everything. So I grabbed my new Sony PCM M-10 and the packaging that came with it and made this track on a sunny berlin day.

All sounds and music were made ONLY with the AIR-Plus packaging that came with my Sony Mobile Recorder! Editing in Ableton Live.

Like the videos of Diego Stocco, Music WIth Packaging is a reminder to get on with it – make some music with whatever you have!