SOMA’s upcoming REFLEX is a polysynth with timbres you touch directly

SOMA’s “romantic engineering” just hit some crazy new level – their upcoming 6-voice digital polysynth is paired with a multidimensional sensor-controller.

Explore game worlds of paper, 16-bit DOS, and soaring music to match, from SunVox creator

No money for a high-end game console? Make it out of paper, code it in 16-bit DOS, and give it an epic soundtrack on cheap machines, like SunVox creator Alexander Zolotov.

Peter Kirn - May 3, 2021

1930s Soviet optical synthesis animation looks positively futuristic after 4K restoration

It’s synthesis from paper – sounds crafted quite literally by hand, using drawn animation, then optically synthesized. But after this 4K restoration, it’s clear how much these 1930s inventors were ahead of their time.

Peter Kirn - January 13, 2021

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