We had a lot of good feedback, here and at Facebook, on our Makeover Monday experiment. The site’s back to its familiar face, but we’re going to try to work out the logistics in the next week so that we can bring this back on an ongoing basis. It seems like people are into the idea,… Read More Makeover Monday Followup
We’re trying something new at Synthtopia this week – Makeover Monday. Reader + graphic designer Roland Onodi contacted us via Facebook last week and said “I love your site, but….” and followed up with a new header image for the site and a couple of related graphics. We asked readers for ideas and input on… Read More Makeover Monday At Synthtopia
Over the years, we’ve had a couple of designers contact us to say “I love your site……but here’s a new masthead.” We figure that’s the nice way of saying that the current masthead looks like it was state of the art for the 80’s. The first proposed masthead, above, was created by reader Roland Onodi. The… Read More Should Synthtopia Update Its Masthead, Or Have A ‘Makeover Monday’?
Synthtopia has been unavailable most of the day today because of issues with web host 1and1: Due to a database-outage, in combination with a software error, we suffered from a faulty root server configuration. Therefore since about 9am EST internet applications of 1&1 server customers aren’t reachable. Only 1&1 customers who use a dedicated or… Read More Sorry, Synth Freaks, 1and1 & CloudFlare Exploded On Us Today
We’ve had some feedback on the Synthtopia site update. Things like “I love the new site! But it’s kind of ugly!” Andy says, “I often view your site on my iPhone and the mobile style sheet was perfect. Now however when I access via my phone I just get the main site, which doesnt display… Read More New Style Sheet – Nice But Broken?
FYI – over the last two weeks, we’ve been doing our best to break everything on the site and rebuild it, hoping to end up with something better….stronger….faster. And, hopefully, not harder. As part of this process, our primary RSS feed has moved to a new location. If you’re an RSS user, please update your feed… Read More RSS Feed Updated – Patching In Process
If you’re a SoundCloud user, you can now embed your SoundCloud tracks in our electronic music forum. We want to make it easy for you to do things like: Share your music Post your music for feedback Share samples and loops that you’ve created Post audio demos of synths Promote sample libraries Promote new albums… Read More SoundCloud Support Added To The Electronic Music Forum
We’ve added a Feedback Form form to Synthtopia to make it easy for anyone to suggest electronic music news tips. What We’re Looking For We’re looking for news about electronic music technology or popular electronic musicians.We’re also looking for videos and photos that would be of interest to Synthtopia readers. We’re looking for the type… Read More Submitting News To Synthtopia