Open Mic: Reader Andy Hagerty wants to know “What new Electronic Music are you listening to right now that you’d want to share with the Synthtopia readers?”. Is it something from an artist that you think is under appreciated? Something new from an established artist? Something that you’re working on? Leave a comment and let us know…..
Haverford College, in suburban Philadelphia, plays host this coming week to electronic and experimental hip hop musician DJ Spooky, virtual reality guru and composer Jaron Lanier, and Living Colour percussionist Will Calhoun as they gather for an event called “The Sound of Sci(l)ence.” The conference takes place June 15 – 17. “The Sound of Sci(l)ence:… Read More Jaron Lanier, DJ Spooky Jam on ‘The Sound of Sci(l)ence’
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Q. What’s the difference between a bagpipe and an onion? A. No one cries when you chop up an bagpipe. Glamorous MIDI controllers like the Tenori-On get all the press, but MIDI bagpipes are where the real action is. There’s a significant amount of work being done in the area of bagpipe-style MIDI controllers. And… Read More The Complete Guide To MIDI Bagpipes; Covering Practice Pipes, Robotic Bagpipers & The Frankenpipe
Apple quietly introduced an update to Garageband that adds a cool new feature: iPhone ringtone creation. Anything you’ve got in Garageband, you can turn into a ringtone. For some people, that may mean the end of getting double-charged for ringtones at iTunes. If you’re a musician, a sound designer or if you’ve got a podcast,… Read More Promote Your Music With iPhone Ringtones