“Words become plastic”: Stephen Mallinder, Cabaret Voltaire founder, polymath, interviewed

He’s been a vocalist (as a founding member of Cabaret Voltaire), a lyricist, a vocalist. But if you know the incredible Mal from his past, you don’t want to miss his latest, either – the groove is alive on the wonky disco Tick Tick Tick, ““cowbell on every track, and entirely no reverb.” David Abravanel shares words with the wordsmith and frontman.

Emmanuel De La Paix’s Terre brûlée, scorched-earth post-ambient: interview, video premiere

Pulsing with electronic punctuation, fuzzy layers and distorted pianos across expansive introspective surfaces, Emmanuel De La Paix on Terre brûlée charts richly imaginative narrative ambient. We caught up with the Zurich-based artist to premiere the cinematic “Heathen” video, reflect on life and December breaks, and get an eclectic end-of-year playlist refresh.

Peter Kirn - December 21, 2022

Herb Deutsch, educator and Moog synth co-inventor, has died

Herb Deutsch, one of the leading figures in the early development of the synthesizer and a lifelong educator, died on Friday.

Peter Kirn - December 11, 2022

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