2020 is the year enthusiasts revived their love of downloaded music – thanks, Bandcamp. So now we just need a player to match, whether you miss Winamp – or even if you miss vintage Soviet hi-fi machines.
Software maker Output got a very big investment for growth – $45 million Series A funding from Summit Partners. Here’s what it may mean, direct from the source.
With beautiful sounds to dream away this autumn, tutorials in both fundamental techniques and “cheap tricks,” our dear friend Václav Peloušek from Bastl Instruments is here with inspiration for your music-making adventures.
It might be a 1978 creation, but in its authentic reboot, the Sequential Prophet-5 still has sonic territory to discover. We turn to our friend Chris Stack of ExperimentalSynth to take us to those outer worlds.
Musicians already know well this feeling of expressing with an instrument what words cannot. The open Omniphone instrument does that for some of the people who may desire it most – but who are too often left at the sidelines of music technology.
You deserve a break. Make it happen with some chilled-out, pared-down percussion (courtesy Saele Valese) with flickering, Aurora Borealis visuals (via Markus Heckmann) on NOTON, Carsten Nicolai’s imprint.
The Theremin blew up 100 years of electronic musical instruments, so what better way to celebrate than honoring its grand diva, Clara Rockmore?
Understanding modulation allows you to explore a new synth as an instrument. We invited artist Lars Hemmerling to patch Moog’s Matriarch – both as a showcase for what it can do, and to see techniques that can apply to electronic performance in the broader context.
The Moog Matriarch is a unique encapsulation of Moog’s modular history in an instrument. Following up on our conversation with the engineers, here’s a guide to getting its capabilities underneath your fingers.
After weeks of teasing, Novation and Aphex Twin have revealed their collaboration, the limited edition AFX Station synth.