New Album, Sunergy, Brings Together Synthesists Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith + Suzanne Ciani

Label RVNG Intl. has announced a new album, Sunergy, that brings together synthesists Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Suzanne Ciani. It is the thirteenth installment of FRKWYS, the label’s intergenerational collaboration series. Smith and Ciani are neighbors in the small coastal community of Bolinas, California. The two are friends, and share a passion for the Buchla synthesizer. The music of Sunergy embraces this… Read More New Album, Sunergy, Brings Together Synthesists Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith + Suzanne Ciani

Moog Brings Model 15 Modular Synth To iOS With Polyphony & MPE Support

Moog Music today introduced Model 15 for iOS – a software recreation of one of its classic 70’s hardware modular synthesizers. The Moog Model 15 hardware modular synthesizer was originally released in 1973, and was re-released last year as a $10,000 limited edition reissue, right. The system offers a complete analog synth voice. Moog Music says… Read More Moog Brings Model 15 Modular Synth To iOS With Polyphony & MPE Support

Suzanne Ciani’s Buchla Concerts 1975 – The Feminine Alternative To ‘Silver Apples Of The Moon’

Finders Keepers has announced a new album by pioneering synthesist Suzanne Ciani, Buchla Concerts 1975, that they describe as ‘a distinctive feminine alternative to Silver Apples Of The Moon‘. Here’s what they have to say about the album: This record is a triumphant yardstick in the synthesiser space race and the untold story of the… Read More Suzanne Ciani’s Buchla Concerts 1975 – The Feminine Alternative To ‘Silver Apples Of The Moon’

2016 Moogfest Program Details Announced

Moogfest organizers shared with us program details for Moogfest 2016, scheduled for May 19 – 22 in Durham, NC. During the day, Moogfest explores the future of technology and creativity with a ‘mind-expanding conference’, featuring panels, workshops and installations. At night, Moogfest celebrates the future of sound, with performances by early pioneers in electronic music, alongside pop… Read More 2016 Moogfest Program Details Announced

Moogfest 2016 Lineup Announced, Featuring Gary Numan, Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Ciani & A New Moog Module

Organizers announced the first round of artists, musicians and programming for Moogfest 2016, scheduled for May 19 – 22 in Durham, NC. The lineup includes Gary Numan (in a three-night residency), GZA (two night residency), Odesza, Laurie Anderson, Oneohtrix Point Never, Suzanne Ciani, Blood Orange, and Sun Ra Arkestra, with keynote presentations by “transhumanist pharma tycoon”… Read More Moogfest 2016 Lineup Announced, Featuring Gary Numan, Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Ciani & A New Moog Module

Moog Foundation ‘Encore’ Soundbank Features Who’s Who Of Synthesis

MOTU and the Bob Moog Foundation have released the Encore Soundbank, a new collection of instrument and percussion sounds, produced in commemoration of Bob Moog’s 81st Birthday, coming up on May 23rd. Over twenty synthesists and sound designers donated original samples to assist with the creation of the sound library, which offers over 2 GB of material.… Read More Moog Foundation ‘Encore’ Soundbank Features Who’s Who Of Synthesis