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    Encyclotronic an expression of our passion for electronic music that has developed over 30+ years. After many years of searching for electronic music all over the world. We made it our mission to create an exhaustive archive that could support all aspects of Electronic Music. As an art form and a culture, to encompass the Music, Instruments and the People behind it. This site is for everyone to discover and share music, instruments, radio and all things electronic music. The basic foundation is being developed with the help of yours and community's feedback. If you find something we have NOT done. We want you to add it with the tools we created to do so. How You Can Participate We want your information, opinions, feedback and suggestions. If you have any desire to research and share knowledge on any aspect of Electronic Music - or just point out mistakes thave have been made. We want your help with growing the site by adding information about yours and your favorite music and instruments. Even better, we have setup the Libraries to include dedicated forum comments and reviews for everything you do. Be it an individual or company, with an new album to share, gear to present, or events to announce. We encourage you to make use of the site to connect with old and new electronic music culture. If you don't see it, let us know. We are happy to respond, and make it happen if we can. Cut The Cords! One of the biggest features we worked on was to make Encyclotronic available everywhere. The site is designed to work with your phone, tablets, TV and Computers. We hope you will make this your EM home to PM, read, post, chat and share at home or on the GO! The Libraries The libraries were designed from the ground up to document information on a wide variety of electronic instruments, music, and more to come. With man parameters, the form is setup as a research guide to direct you on what to document for a given instrument. The fields are mostly optional, with a handful setup as "required" to ensure each record includes the essential data. Ideally, we want to include as much information as possible with the most common values pre-defined as check-boxes for fast and easy documentation. Optionally, we have created open "Notes" fields for the main sections to document the specific and uncommon information about an instrument. Updating Current Records We have done the best we can in our research, and surely made some mistakes. If you see any thing that is incorrect, incomplete or needs to be updated. You encouraged to update the record yourself. Simply scroll to the bottom of the page. Click on the "Edit" link to access the content form. It is a long page, so best to search if its just one section you want to update. When done, you can save the changes at the bottom of the page. Don't worry if you make a mistake. We keep track of all the revisions and will review your changes before adding them. Adding New Records Adding a new library record is a bit different. You will want to prepare it by getting by gathering any text, images, links and extra files you can upload like manuals, patches, and other supporting documents. Once you have everything for the instrument, music, or patch ready. Go to the tab section and category you want to add to. Then click the blue "Add New" button. Then fill out the form to the best of your ability. Some of the fields are required, and must be completed to save the record. Once you are done, you can go back and update the form as needed. Don't worry if you make a mistake. We will review your entry and will ensure it is complete before adding the new item. Content Guidelines When adding any content to the databases. We request that you follow some guidelines for data gathering and entry: Do not copy full articles, reviews and other private content unless you have the rights to share the content. Sourcing information from Manuals, Ebay, Wikipedia and official product information are okay under fair use. Always link back to the original information that quotes and images were found, in the sources section. For instruments we want to see images of the front, panels, sides, connections, and back of the device. Add new items without a category to the "Misc" section. We will create categories and move them later. Account, Questions, Bugs and Support This site has a learning curve to be sure, but we hope those of you familiar with the classic forums model and or social networks will find this to be the best of both worlds. In any event, we expect you will have questions. Not to forget, this has been an 18 month development project and there are surely bugs in the system that we will want to catch and fix if we can. That said here are some ways to get help: Account Setup Site Questions Report Bugs Post all other questions in this topic (reply). Behind The Curtain Jon and I (Jack) are die-hard EM fiends since the early 1980s. We've been talking about doing this for 20 years. We finally pooled our decades of experience in music, publishing, retail, technology, and teaching into what you see today. With your help, we are committed to making this site a valuable resource for all EM fans, around the world. Read more about us on our profile pages: Jack Hertz Jon Johnson Join The Team! After 18 months of research and hard work. We are well aware of the challenge ahead of us. We cannot, and do not want to, do this alone. We are looking for people who are both interested in developing a great resource and an organization to make it happen. If you are interested in getting involved behind the scenes. Send me a Private Message with your thoughts on how you would like to contribute. EMjoy!
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    I played around with reel to reel tape and cassette players as a kid, making soundscapes, radio plays and some kind of basic music concrete before I knew it was a thing. Also loved to tune "in between the stations" on the radio listening to noise and lost sounds which were as much in the imagination as they were in the transmission. Growing up in Sweden I was exposed to Ralph Lundsten and loved where his music took me. At 16 I worked all summer so I could afford a second hand Korg Poly-61. If people ask me when I started making music, that's normally what I tell them. I am only just getting started after nearly three decades, fuelled by that same curiosity about what exists out there, hidden deep in the noise between those stations. I hope to one day be able to lift aside the veil of the universe to see what lies behind. I never stop experimenting and always try to create music/sounds with some kind of flow to it. And I like chocolate.
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    Hi everyone... just re-posting the info from one of my "home" labels Latex Records, that's it in a nutshell. The website's looking good going to quietly contribute albums, step by step, for now. Cheers from Sweden /Linnea
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    Been meaning to try this. Posted from my phone cam just now...
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    Encyclotronic v.0 is liquid smooth! My ears are loving this mix
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    Sounds, that's what this all means, to me. Like that Welcome mess. said. This site is a manifestation of my habituation with generalized electronic circuits, chips (also circuits), the occasional magnetized strips of polyethylene terephthalate (tape), and other facsimiles (apps) configured to allow any capable organism to manipulate air pressure waves to their own like, or dislike. Best defined by Bill Nelson as "painting with sound". I am interesting in the artistry, craftsmanship, culture, tools, and techniques of painting with sound... er uh, yeah.
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    Here is an assortment of sounds-- some wind instrument sounds, other processed field recordings, all free for remixing (with cc-attribution): https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/harmonica-drones https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/mystified-trombone-drone-samples https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/the-night https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/flute-drone-samples https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/pan-pipes-drone-samples https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/various-wind-instrument-drone-samples https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/fdrone-fragments https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/black-curtain-outtakes-scott-lawlor-with-mystified https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/industrial-curtain https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/sounds-for-urban-discourse-part-2 https://mystified.bandcamp.com/album/sounds-for-urban-discourse Enjoy, and please remember to attribute.
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    Cheers everybody! :-) I found some time today to make a visit on Encyclotronic here after a long while, and hope all of You girls and guys are doing fine! :-) Cheers & all good wishes, Michael .
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    We are doing it again! Lingua Incognita - Monday 11/7, at the Makeout Room in SF...
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    PHOBoS on electro-music, designed and built this little synth based on a CMOS logic chip. It has a matrix of LED's which inspired me to make a video.
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    Welcome All! Quick tip: For a FB style "newsfeed" of all members activity, click on the "ENCYCLOTRONIC" header in the top left above the main menu on any page. You can also fine tune your activity feeds using the drop down menu titled "More" on the main menu at the top of any page
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    The floodgates are finally back open for music submissions! Thank you all for your patience If you're an ambient musician and you have something you feel might be suitable for StillStream please visit http://stillstream.fm/submissions/
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    Towards a New Industrial Music - Part 2
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    Ambient Sleeping Pill is a wonderfully curated online radio station. Very consistent in mood and tone. Tune in here: http://ambientsleepingpill.com/
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    A heavy dose of kosmische is in the new "Bergen" video from FAST RAILS.
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    Hello, all. My name is Michael Carlson, and my musical moniker is “remst8”. I don’t necessarily limit myself to any particular genre, but most of my work in recent years has been drone/ambient/experimental music. I've been playing with various tracker programs since 1991. I started with NoiseTracker/ProTracker on a friend's Amiga 500 and eventually bought my own A500, later finding my way to OctaMED. Making the jump to PC, I used ScreamTracker for a bit, then used Impulse Tracker for quite awhile. A couple years later I began using ModPlug Tracker, and was pretty heavy into that until discovering my current weapon (tracker) of choice: Renoise. Don't let that summary mislead you--I'm just a hobbyist, and I have a history of playing with a given tracker for a couple months, then life intervenes and pulls me away for far too long before I can find enough time to start all over again. So while I may have done some tinkering over several years, I consider my actual experience level with tracking music basically in the "novice" category. I have managed to keep at it more consistently the past couple years, though, so I hope I can keep that up. Cheers, Michael a.k.a. remst8
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    My father, CJrGoff's, Webcore portable reel-to-reel tape recorder. 1) I was 4 years old (1962), Fremont, California, USA 2) It was there in my home environment. When I discovered it, I thought it was magic. 3) It eventually just became mine because my Dad didn't really use it much. 4) I recorded all sorts of things, played them back fast, slow, punched in new sounds to get strange effects, eventually learned to edit with scissors, to loop, etc. 5) That old reel-to-reel sadly disappeared after my parents left the world of the living. I've owned at least 100 different types of tape recorders over the years. Today I own eleven. I've recorded at least 50 albums that employ Frippertronics style tape loops, produced at least 100 cassette albums (many of which were created on 4 track tape decks), and often still use cassettes (or microcassettes) to input sounds into "live" mixes/performances. Tape recording produces sounds that are impossible to achieve with other recording technologies making them not just machines for media storage, but genuine electronic instruments.
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    Nocturnal - Symatic Star
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    Great site ,I can see myself spending quite a bit of time here and also want to thank Charles Schriner for making me aware of its existence ..
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    Hello and welcome one and all. I've been a musician for 41 years. My background is in bass guitar and guitar. I've been playing and working with synthesizers and Electronic Music for about 35 years. I played in different bands/ensembles over the years from Jazz to Metal but it has been Electronic Music that's been the center of my musical universe much of the time. Likewise with synthesizers I enjoy the flexibility and different ways that "we" might use them. From the simplest to the most complex of them. However as I type these last words which probably should be first is "we" have to remember that its about the music not the gear which is all too easy to get wrapped up in. I look forward to interacting with all of you.
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    Great to be here... All looking very good! Thank You Jack, Jon ... Annemarie
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    So nice to see this site back and running Jack!
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    Kinda funny so far no one finds new music from Radio and Reviews
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    TRAVEL INTO THE SONIC FOREVER! The Fog Music Concert is coming to Pacifica Sunday November 16th from 1-6 pm. Join us for a day of live electronic music and sounds featuring ten different acts that have been commissioned to present their own interpretation of Fog Music. Featuring performances by: Doug Lynner Ear Spray Jack Hertz Jorge Bachmann RDuck rizorkestra SPACEBRANE Thomas Dimuzio Tom Djll The show will be taking place at the wonderful coast-side venue, Winters Tavern. Located in the heart of the Fog Zone, Pacifica, California: Winters Tavern 1522 Francisco Blvd Pacifica, CA Over the coming weeks we will be posting artist profiles to introduce each of the acts that will be performing at the show. This is a special event to promote for the San Francisco Fog Music Festival 2015 that will be held at the Second Act January 28-31, 2015! The Fog Music Experience is presented by Aural Films records as part of the Fog Music Series that is documenting 24 hours of Fog Music by artists from around the world. A new Artist’s Fog Music is released in the series every week for $1 or more to support the Festival and Artists. Please find and download all the Fog Music Series and others albums now available from Aural Films records at http://auralfilms.bandcamp.com/ PLEASE invite your local Bay Area friends to this event. For friends who are facebook, use the event page located at https://www.facebook.com/events/397327867081301/ Ear Spray Ear Spray plays electronics, percussion, voice and videos. Dynamic and strange aural landscapes and improvisations. Members are: Ann O'Rourke - percussion, vocals, video and Instagator Mark Pino - percussion and Entertainer Carlos Jennings - electronics and Conduction Ear Spray has been playing together for four years and keeps evolving. Every performance is different. “Electroacoustic Noise” seems to fit the best. Free improvisation. Occasional very short periods of melody and playing in Western time. Videos with very strange processing. Water phone, big steel plate, cymbals and vocals with processed sounds. Find more information about Ear Spray at http://earspraymusic.com/ Thomas Dimuzio Thomas Dimuzio is a musician, composer, sound designer, mastering engineer, label proprietor, and music technologist residing in San Francisco, California. Inspired as much by John Cage as Led Zeppelin, Dimuzio's music is like a sonic excursion that transports the listener into other worldly aural realms. “His work has a narrative, filmic tug that will draw you into its dark corners, ears alert… brilliant and rarely less than entertaining.” —Peter Marsh, BBC Long regarded as a musical pioneer for his innovative use of live sampling and looping techniques, Dimuzio has earned a deserved reputation worldwide as an avant-garde sound artist in touch with the aesthetic pulse of time and technology. A true sonic alchemist who can seemingly create music events out of almost anything, Dimuzio's listed sound sources on his various releases include everything from 'modified 10 speed bicycle' and 'resonating water pipe' to short-wave radios, loops, feedback, samplers, synthesizers and even normal instruments such as guitar, clarinet and trumpet. Dimuzio's eclecticism bespeaks a career equally informed by a profound dedication to his craft and collaborations with friends, artists and technologists alike. Dimuzio's recordings have been released internationally by ReR Megacorp, Asphodel, RRRecords, No Fun Productions, Sonoris, Drone Records, Record Label Records, Odd Size, Seeland, and other independent labels. Among his collaborators are Chris Cutler, Dan Burke, Joseph Hammer, Anla Courtis, Nick Didkovsky, Due Process, Voice of Eye, Fred Frith, David Lee Myers, 5uu's, Matmos, Wobbly and Negativland. Find more information about Thomas Dimuzio at the following links: www.thomasdimuzio.com www.gench.com rizorkestra Based in los angeles and currently roaming the california coast and deserts performing music, collecting musical instruments, photographing the pacific ocean and the sun in the sky, and always planning cheap, sensible meals. Original gypsy-jazz guitarist/six years - with bay area chanteuse lavay smith and the red hot skillet likkers Guitarist and kazooist - four tours with dan hicks and the xmas jug band Jazz vibraphone/percussion with bay area jam band "vinyl" - including their live fri/sat night double cd recorded at the great american music hall in san francisco (guests including bernie worrell, rob wasserman and huey lewis) Guest-co-host 11 years "rduck show" - live improvised electronic music FRSC 101.3FM santa cruz Studied orchestral composing and conducting under a grant from the claremont colleges in los angeles. Music score for the feautre-length comedy "sex tax" currently pending release by national lampoon writen/produced by david landsberg (cosby show/love boat) More than twenty independent releases of solo piano improvisations and american roots music on guitar - 2014 new album "sunnyside session: happy in my life" co-produced with the legendary bruce bromberg (two time grammy winner and 2014 inductee as producer to the blues hall of fame) Feature article in the coachella valley weekly - http://coachellavall...kly.com/?p=8096 Find more information about rizorkestra at the following links: https://www.youtube....ser/rizorkestra https://www.facebook.com/riz.orkestra Tom Djll Tom Djll spent the years 1981-93 working with the Serge Modular Music System before enrolling in the Mills College Contemporary Music Program. Those years were largely taken up with a quest to develop and integrate an extended trumpet language into a post-WDR electronic sound environment, while also pursuing advanced studies in improvisation and performance with Pauline Oliveros and Jack Wright. While at Mills, Djll concentrated on microtonal music, split-tone trumpet technique, and computer music. Further development of trumpet languages and ‘EAI’-style free improvisation with his band Grosse Abfahrt was undertaken from 1999 – 2010, after which period Djll gradually re-introduced electronics and traditional keyboard technique into his sound-set. The results are heard today in his projects such as hackMIDI (extreme mechanical piano music), the hardcore free-noise trio BEAUTY SCHOOL, and ongoing free improvisation in the lively and ever-evolving Bay Area scene, with playing partners old and new (including but not limited to Gino Robair, Julia Mazawa, Tim Perkis, Kyle Bruckmann, Jacob Felix Heule, Suki O’Kane, Matt Ingalls, Tom Nunn, bran(…)pos, and Karen Stackpole, as well as international players. Find more information about Tom Djll at http://tomdjll.com/ . R Duck show The R Duck show is live electronic music sculpture. A long running 2-and-a-half-hour friday night radio program (since 2001) broadcast live from Santa Cruz, Ca. The host, R Albert Duck, sometimes with guest artists, assembles and re-assembles various sound sources to create a living aural landscape for listeners to enjoy at home in comfort, perhaps with a cup of tea and a tasty snack treat. Enjoy a live appearance for the opportunity to hear some ear teasing delights and join the taste-test of the evening's chocolate, or in season, sample some home grown honey from the R Duck show downtown studio apiary. The R Duck show sits inside an improvised musical moment. R Albert Duck is an audio/video artist with a history in electronic music spanning two centuries, from writing generative music software for his, then new (1983), Olivetti M-10 to assembling a modern VCF for eurorack. His sonic ventures defy linear logic, often proceeding in what would appear to be backwards trajectory - only to arrive yet again working in the present time. He has performed in a variety of musical settings including: artist in residence, sound engineer, drummer, percussionist, re-inventor and software beta tester. Find more information about RDuck at rduck.com SPACEBRANE Widely known as a painter, Paul Nicholson (aka Paul-E) has been involved with synthesizers since the early 1980s. Beginning with an ARP 2600 which he received in trade for a painting in 1982, Paul has over the years amassed a room filling arsenal of synthesizers. Early influence by artists such as Morton Subotnik and Klaus Schulze Cluster, Tangerine Dream and Kraftwerk has evolved into a composition style involving ambient electronics and processed recorded sound improvisations that range from delicate atmospheres, to violent storms; morphing soundscapes with roiling rhythms, industrial noise and peaceful. Paul was a founding member of the 1990s chill room ensemble Gamma Quadrant, (1996 - 2000) that was followed by T.A.P.P. (2002-2004) and PRAIRIE PROJECT (2006-2010), now in hiatus. His current project is SPACEBRANE, a collaboration with Crystal Awareness. At FOG, Paul-E will have a mix of analog and digital synthesizers and sequencers Crystal Awareness (DBAR)- is creating a psychedelic world of sound with software, homebuilt analog modular synthesizers, bass guitar, theremin, percussion, and keyboards. Recently he is adding homemade field recordings from the US and Costa Rica as source material to his interstellar musical sets. Fractals, sonifications, feedback, and generative algorithms added to conventional composition and live improvisation all play a part in his star traveling cruise music. From ambient, downtempo to booty shakin' to massive noise overload his sonic art spans the full range of tempo and space. At the Fog concert crystal will be using software synthesis including software modulars and one of his homebuilt analog modular synths to produce audio fog . Find more information about Space Brane at https://www.facebook.com/pages/SPACE-BRANE/415951205158521 . Doug Lynner Photo by Richard Driskel . Doug Lynner performs, composes and records using vintage and contemporary analog modular synthesizers, digital and virtual synthesizers and traditional instruments. Of special note is Doug’s Mystery Serge, an amazingly versatile analog modular synthesizer designed by West Coast synthesizer pioneer, Serge Tcherepnin. His music is based upon the notion of “sound for sound’s sake.” He explores the intrinsic value of sound through mixtures of ambient, avant garde, rhythmic and soundscape genres. Doug received a BFA in Music Composition from the California Institute of the Arts where his mentors were Morton Subotnick, Harold Budd, James Tenney, Leonid Hambro and Nicholas England. There he was deeply immersed in music technology and compositional processes as well as being instructed in world music genres such as south Indian flute, Gamelan Orchestra and Pigmy and Bushmen rhythmic singing and playing. Find more information about Doug Lynner at http://www.neatnetnoise.com jorge bachmann [ruidobello] aka jorge bachmann is a media artist, experimental composer and curator based in San Francisco , USA. He is also a founder member of MEI.collectiv an multi-disciplinary group of artists. Working across a wide range of explorations, bachmann's work is eclectic, going from subtle "musique concrete" soundscapes to analog synth minimalism. Since the early 1980's he has been exploring the strange, unique and microcosmic sounds of everyday life, collecting field recordings and creating soundscapes meant for deep listening. [ruidobello] has exhibited and performed in North America, Europe, Japan, Taiwan and South America. In 2009 he performed his audio-visual piece, Coleoptera, at the 10th Francisco Electronic Music Festival. In recent years he has performed and improvised with the likes of Bryan Day, Michael Gendreau, Mason Jones and Takahiro Kawaguchi. At present he is one half of the synth duo "snowsteps" Find more information about jorge bachmann at the following links: http://ruidobello.ch https://soundcloud.com/ruidobello/ https://soundcloud.com/snowsteps/ Jack Hertz Jack Hertz has been playing, composing and recording for more than 30 years. His first experience with sound began with analog reel machines, microphones, percussion and a Casio VL-Tone. His first true synthesizer was the Alpha Syntauri digital synthesizer that was was hosted by an Apple IIe PC. The steep learning curve exposed him to a universe of concepts nearly a decade before others. Later, he was introduced to Yamaha's DX7 and the vast capabilities of FM synthesis that he has been working with ever since. Jack is a seasoned improvisor who finds all aspects of creating sound fascinating. From the early percussion instruments to the present day hardware and software innovations. Generally, Jack is searching for a sonic middle ground between the real and the artificial. Utilizing computers, synthesizers, found objects, field recordings and digital effects. He designs his own sound with unique characteristics that create spaces and atmospheres a listener can explore. More information can be found at http://JackHertz.com/
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    Aural Films is happy to announce a new release by ARS SONOR & TOTAL E.T. titled "Timethod." These artists have come together to produce a wonder filled collection of recordings that evade category. Mixing elements of drones, noise, field recordings and flowing harmonics to create a neither world of sonic delicacies. This album is said to be the first part of a wonderfully enchanting journey that will continue in subsequent releases. Timethod by ARS SONOR & TOTAL E.T. will be released on Monday October 6, 2014. Download this an other releases at http://auralfilms.bandcamp.com/
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    Mystified and I have a new album out on Webbed Hand Records entitled "Megacities". I used his wonderful sounds and noises to create an inner chaotic urban sound. Hope you like it! https://archive.org/details/wh282
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    Levitation is the second album I did with my friend Roman. The official release date is 1st of April and it's available as a digital download and a very pretty physical CD in Digipak format. I don't repeat all the description stuff, just a short excerpt: Levitation features 12 tracks, covering a versatile range of calm and meditative, sometimes dense and surprising, but always harmonic music with over one hour of total playtime. Cheers! https://primalocean.bandcamp.com/album/levitation
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    Its the first month for my Ambient Induction. Tomorrow last chance for the recent mixes.
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    I didn't even know you had a show. I just missed it, but I will check it out. Thanks!
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    RIP Ikutaro Kakehashi, the founder of Roland.
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    What would music from mars sound like? With no stores, or places to buy insturments. The only choice is what you have already, to make new ones. Composer, Andrew Lockington decided to work with this problem on the soundtrack for THE SPACE BETWEEN US, the
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    Welcome to the Encyclotronic 2017 NAMM LIST. An on-going digest of the latest electronic music news and events at the NAMM 2017 Convention in Anaheim, California January 19th to the 22nd, and beyond.
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    Soldiers of Undeclared Wars. Veterans of Asphalt and Broken Glass. Field Nurses from North of Page. An album done, essentially, in the "New Industrial" style ,excepting the synthesizers in Frore's piece and a drone texture in the final piece. Thanks to Jack Hertz for the sounds on "Untitled" and Frore for his work on the Third Track. "Being places for masses of people to work and survive, cities involve a depersonalizing quality. That is necessary, as the resources of the urban environment have to function for a broad spectrum of people with different needs. The bus has to work for us all (or as many as is possible), the courthouse must allow us to pass through and have our say and experience, and since we are all involved, not one of us particularly is, but us as a community. Hence the depersonalization. A new industrial music should capture this effect as well, being similarly accessible to many people, and similarly abstract or non-emotive." -- Thomas Park, "A Manifesto For 'The New Industrial' Music", 2016 https://archive.org/details/SalvationArmy
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    If you live in Central PA (as in, near Bloomsburg/Danville/Lewisburg), then please check out our Meetup group: https://www.meetup.com/Susquehanna-Experimental-Music-Sound/
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    Yes, and of course the 1980's spawned the whole world-wide experimental cassette culture, which was big enough to make the music industry (oxymoron) a little nervous at the time. Lots of those old avant garde tapes are available for the masses to hear on the internet now. Should you (or anyone) care to have a tiny audio glimpse at some of those revolutionary recordings, I did a show on the subject through Jerry Kranitz's Aural Innovations for years (earliest shows at the bottom of the page): Lo Finest
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    Wow, that's hella cool! These things look good, and probably work much better than the Arturia ones. Downloaded them all.
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    Symbolic Sound Corporation Pacarana
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    the first electronic instrument I used was made by a friend - it was a simple circuit stuck on a piece of wood and you played it by pressing strips of tin to make contacts. Adelaide Australia, maybe 1972. We were still in school Why you chose it - we were doing exploratory music and my friend liked making electronics How much you paid for it. nothing What did with it. It sounded just like the sort of circuit breaking thing people do now. We would use it when playing drums and guitars and make those circuit breaking sounds with detuned guitars etc. If you still have or why you got rid of it. Long long gone - maybe. I think we got rid of that stuff as we conventionalised our music under the pressure of the progressive music thing and trying to sound like "proper" (ie foreign) musicians.
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    Aural FIlms presents a brand new release "Overboard," by Simon Slator. Following his Aural Films release, "Forward." The Tamworth, UK artist returns with a new sonic journey about a fisherman who is pulled overboard, and dragged down to the bottom of the ocean where he is greeted by the fabled lost city of Atlantis. The album will be released on Monday October 27, 2014. Download "Overboard" by Simon Slator and other titles at http://auralfilms.bandcamp.com
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    Aural Films presents "Fog Music." A series of recordings inspired by the weather condition known as fog. Light and dark, wet and dry, this invasive event is a great source of inspiration for sound artists from around the world. This project seeks to publish 24 hours of these recordings as an on-going series for all to hear and enjoy. Fog Music 12 by Christopher Alvarado will be released on Monday September 1, 2014. Download this an other Aural Films releases at http://auralfilms.bandcamp.com/
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    Darage Bang’s Ambient Induction on Casafonda Radio, London relax and listen on http://www.casafondaradio.co.uk/ Current Tracklist: 00:00 Symatic Star - Spectrum 07:25 Chevalier - the Tube 2 18:05 Macu & Ambient Fabric - Sea Of Tranquility 23:42 Michael Brückner und Detlev Everling - Flying North 32:20 Damian Valles - Umbra 41:07 Jack Hertz - Mori Point 52:49 Brother Saturn - of Fire and Ice
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    http://auralfilms.bandcamp.com/album/fog-music-4 Aural Films presents "Fog Music." A series of recordings inspired by the weather condition known as fog. Light and dark, wet and dry, this invasive event is a great source of inspiration for sound artists from around the world. This project seeks to publish 24 hours of these recordings as an on-going series for all to hear and enjoy. Fog Music 4 by Scott Lawlor will be available Monday July 7, 2014. Download the album now at auralfilms.bandcamp.com/album/fog-music-4
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    An album of quiet songs performed on piano, ebow, synths and android phone using a couple of different looping systems. Available now on gatefold CD. Download available from Monday 21 April 2014. Listen / more details: www.bingsatellites.com/releases/ofthesevenseas These songs are in part inspired by Tristan Da Cunha, the most remote inhabited island in the world. It can only be reached by a seven day boat journey. I find the idea of peace and quiet and isolation appealing but this place goes beyond anything you can imagine - a tiny volcanic island thousands of miles from anything... anything! The first five songs were recorded for Album In A Day volume 8 and indeed, versions of the first three tracks appeared on that album. Some other tracks were originally intended to be released on a Soothing Images album but many of those recordings were plundered for other projects. The ones included here seemed to fit quite well with the atmosphere I wanted. While the people of Tristan Da Cunha in some ways lead an idyllic life, they must work hard and be very self-reliant. They are at the mercy of nature - occasional extreme weather, illness and living on a volcano. I find it fascinating.