New Music For A New Instrument – Stretta & The Arc

Matthew Davidson (Stretta) has posted these videos, demonstrating a new instrument, the Arc, in action. The Arc, made by the creators of the monome, is a high-end, hand-crafted high-resolution knob controller for electronic music. Davidson’s first piece, soome, above, is an improvisation for piano, monome, arc and an application he created, grainstorm: I’m using a… Read More New Music For A New Instrument – Stretta & The Arc

New Modular Synth Album From Matthew Davidson, A Funneled Stone

Synthesist Matthew Davidson has released a new album, A Funneled Stone, that’s a “pure modular synthesizer album, realized the old-school way; tracking one monophonic line at a time.” On his new album, Davidson combines analog and digital synth modules with computer-sequenced control voltages, which lets him explore new ground with modular synthesis. Give it a… Read More New Modular Synth Album From Matthew Davidson, A Funneled Stone

Stretta’s New Jam, Sounding Deliciously “Switched On”

Effeweambystretta Matthew Davidson (Stretta) posted this piece, a work in progress from his latest “future modular” A Funneled Stone project, and it’s sounding deliciously switched on. Davidson explains why: Inserting a Minimoog into this kind of composition instantly gives it ‘that’ Moog modular character. You’ll hear what I’m talking about. I don’t have an S-trig… Read More Stretta’s New Jam, Sounding Deliciously “Switched On”