Beyond The Theremin

Dutch reader Rene Splinter has been experimenting with a Moog Etherwave Theremin for use in a new composition. Instead of recording the traditional sound of the theremin, he decided to use it as a starting point for further sonic exploration:

Steve Reich – Pendulum Music

Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a performance of Steve Reich‘s 1968 process music piece, Pendulum Music, by Simon Acevedo, Mathieu Cart, Simon Paccaud & Olivier Schuppisser. In Pendulum Music, three or more microphones are suspended by their cables over the speakers that they are connected to. The microphones are set in motion, creating overlapping patterns of feedback.