Switched On Beethoven

http://vimeo.com/10693616 This Switched  On Beethoven track, the Adagio from Moonlight Sonata, comes from a library music album, Synthesized Classical Music, by Paul Durango and Alden Volney, The tracks were recorded with analog synths and Mellotron-style tape playback keyboards.

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

Buck Rogers Explains 70’s Electronic Dance Music And Then Shows Princess Ardala His Frightening Dance Moves

http://vimeo.com/3098596 While some Synthtopia readers were lucky enough to first get exposed to synths in their monster-synth Mooged-out switched-on progtastic prime – others of us get to point to crap like this as seminal influences. In this clip, Buck Rogers explains, amazingly succinctly, the essence of 70’s electronic dance music & then goes on to… Read More Buck Rogers Explains 70’s Electronic Dance Music And Then Shows Princess Ardala His Frightening Dance Moves

Dana Countryman’s Moog-Tastic, Electronic Melodies From The 25th Century

Dana Countryman is keeping the switched-on sound of classic Moog music alive and has announced a new album, in the Mooged-out tradition, Moog-Tastic, Electronic Melodies From The 25th Century: Some of the talented guests who played on the CD are: Ace guitarist Skip Heller, who flew in from L.A., to lay down some groovy bossa… Read More Dana Countryman’s Moog-Tastic, Electronic Melodies From The 25th Century