Unsettling textures from Muqata’a, translated perfectly into visual form by Theresa Baumgartner

Kamil Manqus كَامِل مَنْقوص from Palestinian artist Muqata’a remains one of the essential albums of 2021 – so it’s a beautiful moment to revisit its tense microsampled timbres in combination with visual surfaces from Theresa Baumgartner.

Forester 2022 from Leafcutter John is a donationware modular sound naturewalk

Leafcutter John would like to invite you for a walk in a forest full of generative notes and sounds – a playground of his musical world. And it’s just full of great stuff – a “living thing” you can try out for free / support via suggested donation.

Peter Kirn - December 14, 2021

Gong Amp by AudioThing and Hainbach simulates metallic resonator, chains, pillow

The plug-in recalls the 1930s experiments of Maurice Martenot – and it comes with buttons to add chains and a pillow.

Peter Kirn - December 10, 2021

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