Watch Troika Ranch’s history in dance technology, then dust off your Wiimote with Isadora

Return to the days of MIDI-controlled LaserDisc players – Mark Coniglio, creator of Isadora, walks through this history of the work of Troika Ranch. It’s an incredible microcosm of where dance tech has come for – but you can do stuff today with Isadora, too, like finding a use for that Nintendo Wiimote.

A 1970s Swedish modular you probably never heard of was meant for every music school

Meet the Dataton 3000. The creation of Sweden’s Bj√∂rn Sandlund, it sports a unique, friendly modular designed for educational use – and at one point, was recommended to be used in every music school. That history was lost, but this teaching-friendly design might just have been ahead of its time.

Peter Kirn - March 1, 2021

A new look at electronic music’s female pioneers, in limited streaming now

With film festivals online, many parts of the world get a unique chance to peek into a new feature documentary on women pioneers in electronic music history, Sisters with Transistors.

Peter Kirn - January 25, 2021

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