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Music Thing: A Radio Sequencer, How to Get Into DIY Synth Modules, How to Have Fun

Lured by the siren song of modular synthesis and DIY electronics, but not sure how to navigate the piles of requisite knowledge – or uncertain what the trip down this rabbit hole might have in store? For years, Tom Whitwell’s Music Thing was a beloved daily read, as that site and this one were among … Continue ?
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Modular Lovers to Gather in NYC, Celebrate Legacy of Buchla, CV

Arts : Create Digital Music (3 years ago)

You could almost call it Buchlafest. Led by Manhattan electronic music hub Harvestworks, fans of modular synthesis, composition and performance with patch cords, and Don Buchla’s modular synths are set to gather in New York this sum... Read Post

A New Sequencer Module, Open Hardware from Music Thing, Crowd-sources Manufacture

Arts : Create Digital Music (3 years ago)

Sometimes, when you want something, you have to make it yourself – literally. The blog Music Thing, back in the day, was a favorite reason for any music tech lover to fire up the browser. Now, Tom Whitwell – whose day job at The Tim... Read Post

OSCiLLOT is a $99 Virtual Modular Rig for Ableton Live – No Cables Needed

Arts : Create Digital Music (3 hours ago)

The renaissance in modular synthesis has sent a strong message. Open-ended sound design, made by connecting sonic capabilities, can inspire musicians’ imagination. Now, part of the joy of racks of modular gear is the chance to feel ... Read Post

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