iAbyssal is a new light theremin synth for your iOS device

An iPhone as a theremin isn’t a new idea. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for something new. So here’s iAbyssal, a virtual analog photo-synth

Could you spy on someone using a microwave oven as a mic?

While too much of our information streams have become infected with endless discussion of the current White House, this week there’s a direct connection to Leon Theremin. So – let’s dive in, shall we? In case you’ve managed to avoid US news, you might not know that the Counselor to the President of the United […]

Peter Kirn - March 14, 2017

Music and math unite, from Chowning to Rhythmicon

You have to love German. In English, I can string together whole paragraphs that try and fail to capture the potential of electronic sound. In German, we get to call an event Technosphärenklänge – a word whose utterance is a timbral adventure in itself. And in an event with that name promising to be a […]

Peter Kirn - April 12, 2016

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