The Fractal Harp Is Part Harp, Part MIDI Controller, Part Bass, All Frankeninstrument & Awesomely Mind-Blowing

This video captures a performance by Jay Wasco on his amazing Frankeninstrument, the Fractal Harp. The Fractal Harp combines a 28-string slide harp, a 5-string bass, a USB keyboard MIDI controller with oak keys & the ‘Herb-Alpertron’ pitch-to-MIDI convertor. In the video, Wasco performs Elegant City. Here’s what he has to say about the performance:

Dr. Sunshine’s ‘A Rainbow Kitten Christmas’

A Rainbow Kitten Christmas by Rainbow Kitten From the land of WTF comes the holiday cheer of Dr. Sunshine’s A Rainbow Kitten Christmas. The album offers Dr. Sunshine’s unique take on Christmas songs, featuring 8-bit chiptune sounds, lo fi vocoder goodness and a heaping helping of weirdness. 

Way-back Wednesday: Shoreditch Experimental Music School, 1969

Worth watching: This vintage (1969) BBC program looks at “experimental music education,” of the time. We’re not sure if it’s the most awesome thing ever – or the most disturbing. Either way, it’s a fascinating look at how some of the avant garde musical approaches of the day – including electronics and system music – … Read More Way-back Wednesday: Shoreditch Experimental Music School, 1969