Free Music Friday: Steve Roach’s ‘Sigh Of Ages’

Free Music Friday: Project Records has made synthesist Steve Roach’s Sigh of Ages available this weekend as a free download. They describe Sigh of Ages as a ‘deeply self-reflective album exploring the terrain between melodic electronic/ambient and modern minimalism’. The six pieces collected on the album reflect upon the passage of time. You can preview Sigh of… Read More Free Music Friday: Steve Roach’s ‘Sigh Of Ages’

In The Studio With Legowelt

This video, via FACT TV, takes a look into the studio of Dutch producer Legowelt (Danny Wolfers). In the video, Wolfers makes a track from scratch, using a combination of his own patches and sample packs, a tape player and more. 

Free Music Friday: Scanner’s ‘Phenol Time’ Free Music Friday: Scanner (Robin Rimbaud) shared this track, Phenol Time, as a free download, via SoundCloud. In the track, Rimbaud explores the abstracted emotional quality of processed vocals, along with the sound of the recently introduced Kilpatrick Audio Phenol synthesizer. Here’s what he has to say about the track:

Free Music Friday: The Sonic Encounters Podcast

Free Music Friday: The Sonic Encounters podcast features ‘soundscapes synthesized from sounds around us.’ With the Sonic Encounters podcast, synthesist Mark Mosher explores his experimental side Each episode features a soundscape that falls somewhere between ambient music and experimental electro-acoustic music. In the most recent episode, Mosher credits the ground-breaking work of Louis and Bebe Barron… Read More Free Music Friday: The Sonic Encounters Podcast

40 Years Of Women In Electronic Music

Avant-garde and outsider arts site UbuWeb has shared a 40+ year audio retrospective of women in electronic music. Women In Electronic Music 1938-1982, originally broadcast on April 1, 2010, features the work of Clara Rockmore, Bebe & Louis Barron, Daphne Oram, Delia Derbyshire, Pauline Oliveros, Laurie Spiegel, Eliane Radigue (above), Suzanne Ciani and many others.