In Japan, the promise of unique, more organic audiovisual aesthetics

At last week’s MUTEK.JP festival in Tokyo, amidst familiar touring works, you could spot a subplot – returning to color and fluid expression in live AV sets.

Vector dreams, in a new book on sound-modulated light

Like alien artifacts dug up in sci-fi, once-forgotten technologies are resurfacing as newly futuristic. And so behold vector synthesis – that moment when signal for light and sound intertwines.

Peter Kirn - July 9, 2019

Motor Synth is brutal, electro-mechanical synth – last days of discount

Gamechanger Audio’s Motor Synth is a devastating industrial machine – with actual motors driving the sounds, all built in Latvia. Here’s everything you need to know about it, as this week is the end of its steep crowd funding discount.

Peter Kirn - June 24, 2019

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