Tag Archives: Sounds

Sound and Vision: Music Visualization Lets You See Your Sounds

Every year the Pantone Color Institute names a color of the year—a single swatch to accompany the global movements and trends that define us. 2020’s color of the year? Pantone Classic Blue 19-4052. To mark the intersection of Classic Blue and our current moment,, LANDR, PANTONE and Audio UX came together to answer a simple … Continue reading Sound and Vision: Music Visualization Lets You See Your Sounds

Hear nature’s secret sounds with Kai Lab’s Laser Microphone

The concept of laser microphones is mostly connotated with surveillance and spying, but as is usually the case, a team of artists have turned the concept into a creative exploration. London-based Kai Lab has developed its Laser Microphone as a device to listen into the thousands of sounds that surround us at every moment, but … Continue reading Hear nature’s secret sounds with Kai Lab’s Laser Microphone

Get instant surf sounds with this 1963 Fender Tube Spring plug-in

Past To Future Reverb has been growing quite a library of reverb plug-ins, though they claim this is the “best tube spring reverb impulse responses that we have ever made to date”. The plug-in recreates the sound of the 1963 Fender 6G15 Tube Spring Unit, which was often found in surf music, and can be … Continue reading Get instant surf sounds with this 1963 Fender Tube Spring plug-in

New Synth Machine App, Fractal Bits, Offers More Than 4 Billion Sounds

lexander Zolotov has introduced Fractal Bits, a drum synth app for iOS and Android that offers over four billion unique sounds, created with fractal algorithms.… Read More New Synth Machine App, Fractal Bits, Offers More Than 4 Billion Sounds

Fractal Bits is a drum synth with over 4 billion sounds, for iOS and Android [warmplace.ru]

Alexander Zolotov, genius creator of SunVox and other tools, strikes again. This time, you get a “fractal” drum synth capable of producing some four billion unique sounds. Each drum sound starts with an 8-character code, from which the synth generates the sound via “fractal algorithms.” It seems we may need to talk to him more … Continue reading Fractal Bits is a drum synth with over 4 billion sounds, for iOS and Android [warmplace.ru]

Around VCV Rack modular community, eclectic flowing sounds

A funny thing happened on the way to the VCV Rack forum. In a paradigm many still stubbornly imagine as chin scratching noise, software modular makers are producing beautiful, liquid electronic sounds. The latest fruits of these labors can be heard in volume 3 of the Switched On Rack series. Actually forget that this has … Continue reading Around VCV Rack modular community, eclectic flowing sounds

Some brutal handmade electronic sounds live, from Balfa

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

Clubnacht sounds: heavy techno from Jessica Kert, Lana Lain, YOONE SEKS

Let’s transport you to Berlin for a while – with three of us who share interests in techno and experimental electronic music, drawn from broader music and technological background. I’m fortunate to get to join Jessica Kert, Lana Lain, and SDX tonight at Berlin’s Suicide Club. I’ve been a fan of Jessica’s music ever since … Continue reading Clubnacht sounds: heavy techno from Jessica Kert, Lana Lain, YOONE SEKS

Gory sounds from vegetables and fruits: Mortal Kombat sound design

VICE News did a great video piece on the sound design of the latest Mortal Kombat video game. And it could inspire you to try some experiments with a mic yourself. “You punched my brain out of my face.” Okay, that needs some gooey, awful sounds indeed. VICE headed to the recording facilities at Netherrealm … Continue reading Gory sounds from vegetables and fruits: Mortal Kombat sound design