Music Technology

Squarp Pyramid Sequencer In-Depth Demo

Synthtopia - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 13:37
The Squarp Pyramid is an advanced hardware step sequencer that offers 64 polyphonic tracks, unlimited number of notes & automation, up to 2048 patterns per project and 12 dynamic MIDI effects.… Read More Squarp Pyramid Sequencer In-Depth Demo
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Kilpatrick Audio REDOX Reverb Coming In November (Sneak Preview)

Synthtopia - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 11:57
Kilpatrick Audio has announced that their Redox hardware reverb effect is coming in November 2018.… Read More Kilpatrick Audio REDOX Reverb Coming In November (Sneak Preview)
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Preparing for Halloween in the Elementary Music Classroom

MusicTech.net - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 15:03

Where I teach, you can use Halloween-themed music and activities to assist in teaching musical concepts in class. That is not always the case and when you cannot, many elementary music educators will use a theme about fall that could include leaves, pumpkins, and more. When I need resources for fall or Halloween related material, I tend to search out activities and ideas from various music educators and networks. Here are a few that have worked well in my classroom:

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Elka Synthex Synth Jam

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 06:21
"With a a beautiful multimode filter and and Chorus unit to die for, it is one of the true vintage classics..." … Read More Elka Synthex Synth Jam
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‘Live Vintage’ Performance Of ‘Body and Soul’

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 06:15
Gil Assayas shared this unique 'live vintage' performance of of the jazz standard 'Body and Soul'.… Read More ‘Live Vintage’ Performance Of ‘Body and Soul’
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Theremin Improvisation, Inspired By The Residents’ Hardy Fox

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 06:04
Sunday Synth Jam: Thereminist Justin H Brierley (The Banter Experience) shared this improvisation, featuring Theremin, Reason, Max/MSP and various synthesizers.  The performance was inspired Hardy Fox, known for his work with cult group The Residents. “One of my favorite creators recently announced that he is terminally ill,” notes Brierley. “His work has profoundly effected mine,… Read More Theremin Improvisation, Inspired By The Residents’ Hardy Fox
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Live Hardware Synth Jam

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 05:44
This video captures a hypnotic live hardware synth jam. … Read More Live Hardware Synth Jam
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Live Electroacoustic Performance For Piano + Modular Synthesizer

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 05:40
Sunday Synth Jam: Reader Damian Marhulets shared this live electroacoustic performance, Brilliant Darkness #1, a duet with pianist Marina Baranova. The video captures a performance on the opening night of the Brilliant Darkness event series, which explores fringes of modern philosophy, art and music. Here’s what Marhulets told us about the technical details of the… Read More Live Electroacoustic Performance For Piano + Modular Synthesizer
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Live Eurorack Modular Performance (Roskilde Festival)

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 05:29
Littauer performs live with a large Eurorack modular synthesizer system. He doesn't using any backing tracks, preferring to improvise on the spot. … Read More Live Eurorack Modular Performance (Roskilde Festival)
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Live Jam WIth MPC 1000 & Synthesizers

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 05:10
This video captures a live synth jam with an AKAI MPC 1000 sequencing a variety of synths. … Read More Live Jam WIth MPC 1000 & Synthesizers
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Free 100 Year Old Piano Instrument For Ableton Live & Logic Pro

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 05:02
"While there are many pristinely recorded, technically-perfect pianos available in just about every DAW, they don’t have this piano."… Read More Free 100 Year Old Piano Instrument For Ableton Live & Logic Pro
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Sequential Prophet XL Group Synth Jam

Synthtopia - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 00:19
A fun 100% improvisational performance with Domi Degalle on Prophet XL, Peter Dyer on Prophet-6, and Nick Semrad on Tempest. … Read More Sequential Prophet XL Group Synth Jam
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Free Mutable Instruments Marbles Module For VCV Rack

Synthtopia - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 08:40
Here's an in-depth demo of the Audible Instruments Random Sampler, a free and open source version of Mutable Instruments Marbles hardware module.… Read More Free Mutable Instruments Marbles Module For VCV Rack
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Hardware Reverbs Compared: GFI System Specular Tempus and Source Audio Ventris

Synthtopia - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 08:28
??This video is a head-to-head comparison of how two reverbs sound with synths: the GFI System Specular Tempus and the Source Audio Ventris.… Read More Hardware Reverbs Compared: GFI System Specular Tempus and Source Audio Ventris
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The Jean-Michel Jarre Podcast

Synthtopia - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 07:33
Jean-Michel Jarre is joined by actor & composer Matt Berry (The IT Crowd) for a series of 5 interviews in the Jean-Michel Jarre podcast.… Read More The Jean-Michel Jarre Podcast
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Polyend Seq v2 Now Available

Synthtopia - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 00:44
Polyend has released firmware v2.0 for the Seq hardware sequencer.… Read More Polyend Seq v2 Now Available
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Pipes Kickstarter Reaches Funding Goal, Adds Stretch Goals

Synthtopia - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 10:33
Synesthesia has passed its funding goal for the Pipes Kickstarter project, and they have added two new stretch goals: multiple audio outs and analog in.… Read More Pipes Kickstarter Reaches Funding Goal, Adds Stretch Goals
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Chromeo’s NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Synthtopia - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 10:18
The latest episode of NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concert features "Funklordz" Chromeo.… Read More Chromeo’s NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
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Spitfire Audio Intros Eric Whitacre Choir

Synthtopia - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 00:45
Spitfire Audio has intrroduced Eric Whitacre Choir, a new virtual choir plugin based on 280 GB of vocal samples. … Read More Spitfire Audio Intros Eric Whitacre Choir
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Loopseque 8 Beat Performer For iPad Now Available

Synthtopia - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:30
asual Underground has released Loopseque 8, described as 'the logical evolution' of the original Loopseque for iPad. … Read More Loopseque 8 Beat Performer For iPad Now Available
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