Channeling pain and ecstasy, from dance and avant-garde and genres newly brewed, Abadir to Cinthie to Lamin Fofana to patten to Pole, summer brings more spectacular ways to fill your hard drives and souls with music. The post Pairing Mode: Listen to these new music releases right now, including some unsung gems appeared first on … Continue reading Pairing Mode: Listen to these new music releases right now, including some unsung gems
Polish manufacturer Polyend, who have made everything from elaborate grid sequencers to polysynths to robotic percussion – have something new in store. Now, I’m not one to jump on teasers, but – it seems like they might apply their grid and synth savvy to something that is also a drum machine and sequenced sampler … … Continue reading Polyend is teasing some new thing – and it seems really cool
808 day? 909 day? No, 202 on 0202 2020 comes but once, for real hardcore numerology fans in music – and TM404 is on it. There’s enough 202-ness here to start your own number cult. And sure, Roland may not be remembering its signature 1983 groovebox today, but Happy #202Day Recorded using a single Roland … Continue reading Happy 02 02 2020 202 day – celebrate with some 202 music!
Bamanya Brian from Uganda wanted to explore modular synthesis – so he turned his electronics skills to making the instruments he needed himself. The gear is DIY; the resulting music is irresistible. Meet Afrorack (artist name and a nice fitting moniker for his monster modular, too)! Brian is actually here in Berlin right now, playing … Continue reading Afrorack and Africa’s first DIY modular synth make some wild, delicious grooves
It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that … jacky thing. Noncompliant’s latest remix embodies a certain sound that makes the tuchas move. And hey, evolution is on her side. “The secret is in the booty,” says Noncompliant. Her approach to production and digging through tracks is finding something that puts that butt … Continue reading Move that butt, with some banging music from Noncompliant – it’s what makes you human
Want to set the mood at your next jam? Learning VJ tools and experimenting with live visuals? Going deeper with shader coding? These free black-and-white animations will get you started. Monochrome – ISF VJ plugins (OSX/Win) ShaderToy, which I also wrote about yesterday, is a free community site for exchanging shader code. That GLSL code … Continue reading Free: get some groovy black-and-white pattern animations for VJ apps
What Small Business Loan Options are Out There and Which Ones Are Best for You Funding a small business is no easy task. There are an overwhelming number of funding options. From small business loans to crowdfunding, and a seemingly infinite number of possibilities in between, it can be hard to choose. For most, it … Continue reading 5 Small Business Loan Options (Some of Which You’ve Probably Never Heard of)
It’s Friday night; you want to set the mood. How about some violent electronic sounds from the handmade electronics of Spain’s Balfa? ¡Por supuesto! We premiered Balfa’s music video and explored the range of his dynamic music last month. It’s time to return to check in on his live performance: Details: Live performance @ Eufònic … Continue reading Some brutal handmade electronic sounds live, from Balfa