Knobcon 4 Synth Convention Coming Next Week, Sept 11-13


Knobcon 4 – a massive synth meetup, featuring performances, workshops and vendors – will be held next week, Sept 11-13, 2015, in the Chicago area.

The three-day event, which focuses on electronic and experimental music and the tools used to create it, will be held at the Westin Chicago Northwest.

Highlights include two nights of live electronic music performances; a Saturday banquet with keynote speaker Malcolm Cecil; workshops on the Triadex Muse, acoustic synthesis and more; and synth DIY. Continue reading

Vintage Synth Recording Workshop In Los Angeles On Sat., July 11

Saturday, July 11, 2015 Deep Signal Studios will holding their first ‘pop-up synth studio event’, the Vintage Synth Recording Workshop at The Handbag Factory in Downtown LA.

It’s a chance to play a bunch of different vintage synths, and to bring your laptop and headphones and record synthesizer tracks for free at The Handbag Factory, 1336 S Grand Ave, Downtown Los Angeles, Ca Saturday, July 11th, 12pm to 6pm. Continue reading

ELKA, GEM & LEM Keyboards Returning In 2015

general-music-gem-lem-elkaFinnish keyboard and pro audio products manufacturer Generalmusic has announced plans to reintroduce its ‘legendary brands’ GEM, LEM and ELKA in 2015:

It is our 125th anniversary and we will bring to market some legendary re-issue models and brand new technology.

Generalmusic will offer unbelievable Italian sound together with superior technical quality – made in Finland.

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