Music Technology

New Album Features ‘Music from SYNTHI 100’

Synthtopia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:31
The album was recorded in 2015 in Gent University in Belgium, at the IPEM (Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music), and features only the sounds of a rare EMS SYNTHI 100 modular synthesizer. … Read More New Album Features ‘Music from SYNTHI 100’
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Playing The Theremin With GrandPA

Synthtopia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:53
Swiss thereminist Coralie Ehinger shared this short video, demonstrating how she uses a theremin to control a Bastl Instruments GrandPA sampler Eurorack module.… Read More Playing The Theremin With GrandPA
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Moffenzeef Modular Eurorack Modules Hands-On Demo

Synthtopia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:35
Brooklyn, NY synth retailer CTRL MOD shared this demo session, featuring Ross Fish of Portland's Moffenzeef Modular.… Read More Moffenzeef Modular Eurorack Modules Hands-On Demo
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The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music Coming To Birmingham

Synthtopia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:22
The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music: Number Five is coming to Birmingham, UK, March 9-11, 2018.… Read More The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music Coming To Birmingham
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Modular Synth Expo, MEFF 2018, Coming To Italy

Synthtopia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:07
Organizers have announced that MEFF 2018, a modular synthesizer fair, will be held in Florence, Italy, March 24-25, 2018.… Read More Modular Synth Expo, MEFF 2018, Coming To Italy
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Abstract Electronic Music With A Moog Model D & A TASCAM Portastudio

Synthtopia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:26
This music video is for an 'abstract electronic' track, created with a Moog Minimoog Model D & a 4-track TASCAM Portastudio.… Read More Abstract Electronic Music With A Moog Model D & A TASCAM Portastudio
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Using The AKAI MPC Live As A Synthesizer

Synthtopia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:19
This video, via TUBE DIGGA, takes a look at using the AKAI MPC Live as a synthesizer. … Read More Using The AKAI MPC Live As A Synthesizer
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ElasticFX For iPad (Sneak Preview)

Synthtopia - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 00:09
Developer Oliver Greschke shared this sneak preview of ElasticFX - an upcoming effects processor for iPad. … Read More ElasticFX For iPad (Sneak Preview)
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Intellijel Plonk Physical Modeling Percussion Synthesizer Hands-On Demo

Synthtopia - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:53
Heres a video demo of the Intellijel Plonk Physical Modeling Percussion Synthesizer. … Read More Intellijel Plonk Physical Modeling Percussion Synthesizer Hands-On Demo
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New Software Synth For iOS, PolySynth

Synthtopia - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:46
DesignByPaul has introduced PolySynth - a new polyphonic virtual analog synth for iOS that offers an arpeggiator, microtonal support, Inter App Audio support and more.… Read More New Software Synth For iOS, PolySynth
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AudioSwift Turns Your Trackpad Into A DAW MIDI Controller

Synthtopia - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:46
AudioSwift is a new app for macOS that let you use your laptop's trackpad as a control surface and MIDI controller in your DAW.… Read More AudioSwift Turns Your Trackpad Into A DAW MIDI Controller
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Polyend Seq Update Brings More Sequencing Power

Synthtopia - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 01:23
Polyend has updated their Seq hardware step sequencer to version 1.3, adding randomization features, scales per track, chords per step and more.… Read More Polyend Seq Update Brings More Sequencing Power
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The 10 Most Popular Synths Of 2017

Synthtopia - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:02
Based on sales at the site, it looks like it was a great year for Korg.… Read More The 10 Most Popular Synths Of 2017
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Expressive E Touché Now Works With Windows

Synthtopia - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:37
Expressive E has announced that Lié - their companion software for the Touché expressive controller - is now available for Windows. … Read More Expressive E Touché Now Works With Windows
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Rare Commodore Sound Expander Cartridge Gets New Driver

Synthtopia - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:26
Here's a free driver that brings new life to the Commodore 64 as a music platform.… Read More Rare Commodore Sound Expander Cartridge Gets New Driver
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Mychael Danna In The Studio

Synthtopia - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 00:21
This video, via Output, features composer Mychael Danna in a profile that’s part studio tour and part interview. Danna’s gorgeous studio is located in downtown Hollywood, but is designed to be a self-contained, exotic world. The studio is filled with instruments from around the world, and Danna is known for incorporating them into his soundtracks… Read More Mychael Danna In The Studio
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Loop Berlin 2017 In Review: A Feast For The Ears, Eyes & Mind

Synthtopia - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:05
Loop is a Mecca for electronic musicians and music producers - an annual pilgrimage for some and a once-in-a-lifetime experience for others.… Read More Loop Berlin 2017 In Review: A Feast For The Ears, Eyes & Mind
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1U Analog Modules Now Available

Synthtopia - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:58
The modules include: VCO, VCA, VCF, LFO, EG, CV and audio mixers, mults and shift/scalers. These can be used to make use of extra space in a rack or to build a complete modular synthesizer. … Read More 1U Analog Modules Now Available
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New HANSY1010 Hybrid Synthesizer Features Digital Brain + Analog Heart

Synthtopia - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:48
The HANSY1010 offers a deep synthesis architecture, and is also designed to be an expressive synth.… Read More New HANSY1010 Hybrid Synthesizer Features Digital Brain + Analog Heart
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