Moog Music & sound artist Yuri Suzuki have announced plans for The Global Synthesizer Project, an modular audio installation that will debut at Moogfest 2016.
The installation will feature a modular synthesizer in the shape of a world map, featuring modules loaded with crowd-sourced sounds from around the world.
The Global Synthesizer promises to let users create new sonic environments, based on the manipulation of a global collection of source materials.
Of particular interest to modular synthesists is a new module, visible in Moog’s overview video, the Moog/Yuri Suzuki World Sound Sampler. No details on the Sampler module, or whether there are plans to release it commercially, have been announced.
Request For Field Recording Submissions
The Global Synthesizer Project is asking for submissions of field recordings from around the world.
Field recordings can be submitted to [email protected] in either .aiff or .wav format. Include location and sound-source info with your submission.
The Global Synthesizer Project will debut at Moogfest 2016, being held in Durham, North Carolina, May 19-22. To learn more about this year’s festival, visit the Moogfest site.