Jean Jacques Perrey’s New Album, Froots, A Collaboration With Cosmic Pocket

Happy synth-pop pioneer Jean Jacques Perrey has announced a new full-length album, Froots, in collaboration with In Vitro artist Cosmic Pocket. A longtime friend of Robert Moog, Perrey was one of the first pop musicians to experiment with splicing tape to create loops and sequences. His music is known for it’s light, humorous style. “Today, more… Read More Jean Jacques Perrey’s New Album, Froots, A Collaboration With Cosmic Pocket

Dana Countryman’s Ondes Martenot Ring Controller Project

In this video, Dana Countryman gives an overview of his very cool DIY Ondes Martenot Ring Controller project: I’m building a Ring Controller, in the style of a vintage Ondes Martenot, to control my modular synthesizer. Here is the first video, showing my progress, so far. I’m controlling a synthesizers.com Q125 Signal Processor, which in turn, is… Read More Dana Countryman’s Ondes Martenot Ring Controller Project

Now on Tour: Pop Synth Pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey

Oglio Records is releasing a new by electropop synth pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey & Dana Countryman, The Happy Electropop Machine. The CD is described as an insanely happy instrumental collection of original tunes, and also includes five melodies by other composers. Using classic “Moog”-style analog synthesizers, as well as acoustic instruments, the CD is styled to… Read More Now on Tour: Pop Synth Pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey