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  3. MONOS CV from Hikari Instruments is a standalone instrument based around the dynamic interplay of a pitched noise generator and an oscillating low-pass filter. MONOS CV is an excellent effect processor as well as a source of drones, resonant pings, chaotic sound effects, and more. Internal frequency dividers simultaneously offer six pitch variations of the noise generator’s base frequency, while the filter features two resonant modes: L (long), and S (short). The diverse sonic palette of the instrument can be accessed via intuitively changing positions of the sliders that control the parameters of the synthesizer. The CV version of the instrument features control voltage inputs for noise pitch, filter frequency, as well as dedicated audio input allowing for processing of external sound sources. Under modulation, the instrument outputs a variety of animated sequences, ranging from mildly melodic patterns to outrageously chaotic textures.
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  5. "Record sales were poor and it was not unusual for the band to be pelted with rotten fruit and vegetables at gigs."

    https://thevinylfactory.com/features/peter-baumann-tangerine-dream-interview/

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  7. Jack Hertz

    Astronauts 1 by Christian Fiesel

    The exploration of the Universe has been a great inspiration for electronic music artists from the beginning of the Space-Age into the present. Aural Films is commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing with a new on-going series featuring collections by Space Music artists from around the world. Volume 1 begins with a fine collection of music from German Electronic Music artist, Christian Fiesel. Read more about what he has to say about Space and Music in the Questions and Answers.
  8. Showdown between two new wild hybrid synths. Who you gonna call?

     

  9. Jack Hertz

    Swinging From Loose Hinges

    Excellent! As always. Mr Lizard 🤴
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  12. This book sets out to show how Electronic Music can be made at home with the simplest and most inexpensive equipment. It describes how the sounds are generated and how these may be recorded to build up the final composition.
  13. CIIIGoff

    Swinging From Loose Hinges

    Swinging From Loose Hinges ...an homage to the Doors by Charles Rice Goff III All performances, mixings, and production by Charles Rice Goff III, except where noted. This collection of songs is a not-for-profit, art-for-art's-sake project. No rights are claimed to the original Doors songs. These recordings were produced between December, 2018, and June, 2019. From The Artist: Last October, as I embarked on my 60th trip around the sun, I began conceiving a collection of interpretations of music by the Doors. Misters Densmore, Krieger, Manzarek, and Morrison had authored the very first album of contemporary music that I ever possessed -- a powerful dose for an-eight-year-old audio cadet. That first Doors album has left a life-long impression on me, and, as Taped Rugs Productions is about to celebrate its own 40-Year anniversary, I felt it was time to acknowledge the Doors' influences, which have revealed themselves over and over in my artistic endeavors. Listeners who are expecting to hear accurately reproduced "cover" songs will be disappointed by the contents of this album. The interpretations presented here showcase how the Doors' approaches to composition, performance, experimentation, and expression, affect me as an artist, right here in the early 21st Century. While these recordings all contain elements of their antecedents, they each have a life of their own. I encourage one and all to limit your expectations and keep an open mind as you explore this collection. Dedication: I would like to dedicate this album to my sister, Charlee, who so long ago provided her own copy of the first Doors album to me for repeated listening, and who, after I nearly wore that record out, purchased a brand new copy for me, which I still possess as of this writing. I also dedicate this album to Carmelita The Kitty, who shared a close, spiritual-level friendship with me over the course of the last 14 years, and who left the world of the living during the months that this homage was being recorded. Special thanks also go out to my wife, Karen, who provided me with not only the Doors songbook which helped guide the course of this project, but who also provided me with oodles of unselfish encouragement throughout this album's production. The Following Tools Were Used In The Creation Of This Collection: "The Doors Complete": a songbook produced by Warner Brothers in 1983 "The Lost Writings Of Jim Morrison": a book of poems, Villard Books, NY, 1989 Computers: Windows XP, Windows 10 Software: Cool Edit Pro II, Audacity, Midisoft MIDI Scorewriter, Windows Media Player, Roxio 2011 Sound Recorder, Several Plug-In Audio Sound Effects Ovation Celebrity Electro-Acoustic Guitar (1990's, big belly, model) Fender "Reflector" Stratocaster Electric Guitar (1990's Squire Model) Aklot Electro-Acoustic Soprano Ukulele Korg R3 Vocoder/Synthesizer Modified Casio KA 20 Digital Keyboard Boss RC 20X Loop Station Loop Duplicator Various Drums, Glockenspiels, Xylophones, Bells, Shakers, Sticks, Brushes Various Analog Foot Pedal Sound Effects Various Original And Prerecorded Sound Samples A cheap, barebones, 4-channel, Radio Shack Mixer My Voice Detailed documentation of the creation of the following recordings was published at the online Electronic Cottage Website and can be accessed both in the PDF files included in this post and via the following internet links: "Moonlight Drive" PDF: https://archive.org/download/SwingingFromLooseHinges/05DocumentationMoonlightDrive.pdf Electronic Cottage: https://www.electroniccottage.org/swami-loopynanda/moonlight-drive-c-goff-iii-takes-on-the-doors-with-unique-technique "The Unknown Soldier" PDF: https://archive.org/download/SwingingFromLooseHinges/06DocumentationTheUnknownSoldier.pdf Electronic Cottage: https://www.electroniccottage.org/swami-loopynanda/remaking-the-doors-unknown-soldier-sentiments-shared-and-echoed "L'America" PDF: https://archive.org/download/SwingingFromLooseHinges/07DocumentationLAmerica.pdf Electronic Cottage: https://www.electroniccottage.org/swami-loopynanda/a-trip-down-to-the-doors-lamerica Some Specifics: 1) "Moonlight Drive" opens with an edit of a field recording entitled: "Dog Island Tide Coming In," a personally recorded cassette, acquired at a used book sale. The introduction of the song also features a Jim Morrison poem, sung over an original sequence of descending chords and an orchestrated chiming of music boxes. 2) "My Wild Love" features a short vocal bit from Carmelita (The Kitty) Goff, who passed away during the days that this very song was in production. Carmelita's vocals have embellished several Taped Rugs productions since 2006, and his many contributions have earned him great respect as a member of the Taped Rugs family of artists. 3) "Wishful Sinful" features bits of other songs from its Doors album of origin: "The Soft Parade." The collaged vocals are made up of edits from the Biblical Book Of "Revelations." A microcassette recorder was used to produce the repeated bit at the end of the song. 4) "The Crystal Ship" features edits of Jim Morrison breathing and reciting unaccompanied lines from his original poetry, obtained from recordings which were never officially released by the Doors as a group. Back in 1994, Goff had recorded a minimalist version of "The Crystal Ship" for his "Under The Influences, Volume One" cassette album. 5) The lyrics of "Aztec Wall Of Vision" are excerpted from Jim Morrison poems that were never set to music by the Doors. There is a Taped Rugs connection with this piece -- some of these lyrics had been incorporated into a composition entitled "Exorcism" by the group: Herd Of The Ether Space, for their 1991 "Noises Of War" performance and subsequent cassette releases. 6) All the many string instrument parts of "When The Music's Over" were recorded with an Aklot Ukulele, plugged through a Korg R3 Vocoder/Synthesizer. No guitars appear on this particular recording. Produced By Taped Rugs Productions, 2019 www.tapedrugs.com NO CLAIMS ARE MADE TO THE ORIGINAL DOORS SONGS PRESENTED HERE. THIS IS A NON - PROFIT ART EXPERIMENT WITH NO COMMERCIAL INTENTS.
  14. Just to understand correctly... this lovely invitation says: share their new or previously composed dedication and email your unpublished track so, my question here -- must the recording be "unpublished" ? Is a "previously composed" and previously published recording ok? Thanks for producing this project, Jack!
  15. Acousmatique Recordings presents the "Pierre Schaeffer Birthday Compilation" project. We are asking artists to share their new or previously composed dedication to the French composer, writer, broadcaster, engineer, musicologist and acoustician. This project is open to all ideas. Interpretations, dedications, inspirations, and whatever you want to do that is some how musique concrète related. Everyone is welcome to participate. The is deadline to submit your track is August 11, 2019. One track per artist please, except for collaborations. The track should be original and cannot contain any Copyrighted material not owned by the artist. All tracks will be published under the artist's own Copyright. Files must be submitted in AIFF, FLACT, or WAV file format not to exceed 300 MB. Please, email your unpublished track along with the artist name, track title, artist site URL, country, and file download URL (no attachments) to s4grecs@gmail.com The "Pierre Schaeffer Birthday Compilation" album will be released on Pierre Schaeffer's birthday Monday August 19, 2019. About Pierre Schaeffer Pierre Henri Marie Schaeffer (August 14, 1910 – August, 19 1995) was a French composer, writer, broadcaster, engineer, musicologist and acoustician. His innovative work in both the sciences—particularly communications and acoustics—and the various arts of music, literature and radio presentation after the end of World War II, as well as his anti-nuclear activism and cultural criticism garnered him widespread recognition in his lifetime. Amongst the vast range of works and projects he undertook, Schaeffer is most widely and currently recognized for his accomplishments in electronic and experimental music, at the core of which stands his role as the chief developer of a unique and early form of avant-garde music known as musique concrète. The genre emerged in Europe from the utilization of new music technology developed in the post-war era, following the advance of electroacoustic and acousmatic music. Read more about Pierre Schaeffer here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Schaeffer
  16. Jack Hertz

    Perpetual Motions by Jack Hertz

    Acousmatique Recordings presents a new collection of generative works by Jack Hertz
  17. EugeneKha

    Live At Ambient & More Vol. 7

    In the catalog of the digital label 45 Echoes Sounds - new release. Under number [45E081] - a new work ambient project Amazon Watcher, for which replies Moscow musician and leading the festival Ambient & More Kirill Alexandrov (LFK Kirill). The recording was made during a live performance at the Pharmaceutical Garden of the Botanical Garden of Moscow State University, 27 April 2019. Ambient & More Festival Vol. 7 This atmospheric space and darkly ambient!
  18. EugeneKha

    Topic: Live At Ambient & More Vol. 7

    In the catalog of the digital label 45 Echoes Sounds - new release. Under number [45E081] - a new work ambient project Amazon Watcher, for which replies Moscow musician and leading the festival Ambient & More Kirill Alexandrov (LFK Kirill). The recording was made during a live performance at the Pharmaceutical Garden of the Botanical Garden of Moscow State University, 27 April 2019. Ambient & More Festival Vol. 7 This atmospheric space and darkly ambient! View full album
  19. Jack Hertz

    Galaxie Cygnus-A by Robert Schröder

    On the occasion of the world known ARS-Electronica (Linz / Austria) the LP GALAXY CYGNUS A was produced and published in 1982. GALAXY CYGNUS A was also the title of a multi-media show, an optical-acoustic event with look into the space, which Robert Schroeder had performed for the first time together with a German SF-author in 1982 on the ARS-Electronica in Linz (with TV shows in Austria and the FRG). GALAXY CYGNUS A is an interpretation and composition to the "noises" of the radiogalaxy of the same name in the sign of the zodiac swan. The white noises of these 1.05 milliard light years distant radio-galaxy was received with the worldwide biggest movable radio telescope (Effelsberg / Eifel /FRG) and was taped. For Schroeder this was the first project abroad. With the biggest movable radio telescope in mountain Effelsberg/ Eifel/ FRG space sounds of the 1.05 milliard light years of distant radio-galaxies from the sign of the zodiac swan were received. They served as a base and inspiration for Schroeder galactical work … traditional electronic music of the finest kind. The LP Galaxy Cygnus A became in 26.Sept.1982 on the occasion of the ARSElectronica in Linz Austria performed for the first time (with TV transference in Austria and the FRG and a special broadcasting of the TV broadcasting "aspecte").
  20. Hi, 

     

    I've been using Voltage Modular software for the last month or more and have become obsessed with it. It's not free and a very steep learning curve but the possibilities are only in computer power ultimately if you collect enough module bundles and things, which I have been doing before the prices go up. The expense has forced me to focus on using it when ill health would have otherwise caused me to not bother had it been free as I have to justify the expense to myself, so it works for me so far. I haven't produced many results with it yet, mostly just sections of live recording (the way Tangerine Dream recorded Phaedra using the Moog Modular - leave the tapes recording whilst experimenting). 
    I have put up one thing on youtube ... (continued under video link)

    ... and another on Bandcamp,    ... (continued under bandcamp link) 
     

    https://iancraig1.bandcamp.com/track/making-smile-memories-beautiful-modular-1a2-l

    both recorded live and slightly edited.

    Also, I was looking up Chris Franke's 1982 setup and found the following article which seems to cover the subject from a historical hardware standpoint, but otherwise in exactly the same kind of way I see the subject myself. It makes interesting reading. 

    http://www.muzines.co.uk/articles/chris-franke-on-sequencers/5932 

    1. Jack Hertz

      Jack Hertz

      Wow, nice track and video to go with. 👌

      Glad to hear you're dipping into the modular realm. The digital side has plenty to offer, and some other benefits like being able to save your patches. Anyways, its all the same in the in end.

      Thanks for the article link as well. Looks like a great read. Always been a fan of Franke's work. I'll just shut up, read and listen now. Thanks! 👩‍🚀

       

    2. Ian Craig

      Ian Craig

      Thanks Jack 😁

  21. Behind the Walls of Imagination is an album by composer Eloy Fritsch. It is a spiritually charged, powerful instrumental album that maintains a reverent sense of wonder throughout, sort of like the title implies. It can be considered a definitive crossover disc straddling cosmic new age, electronic, and progressive. The music is composed and arranged by Eloy Fritsch, who performed all synthesizers and percussion instruments. All is very melodic and emotive, with multi-layered instrumental textures/voicings and solid, coherent arrangements. Fritsch mixes fanfares and percussive lead lines to lend his dreamy melodies a rockier edge. The opening "Overture" is a romping symphonic workout, while "Quasar" and "Centaur" are decidedly in the electronic prog-rock category. View full album
  22. lver

    Behind the Walls of Imagination

    Behind the Walls of Imagination is an album by composer Eloy Fritsch. It is a spiritually charged, powerful instrumental album that maintains a reverent sense of wonder throughout, sort of like the title implies. It can be considered a definitive crossover disc straddling cosmic new age, electronic, and progressive. The music is composed and arranged by Eloy Fritsch, who performed all synthesizers and percussion instruments. All is very melodic and emotive, with multi-layered instrumental textures/voicings and solid, coherent arrangements. Fritsch mixes fanfares and percussive lead lines to lend his dreamy melodies a rockier edge. The opening "Overture" is a romping symphonic workout, while "Quasar" and "Centaur" are decidedly in the electronic prog-rock category.
  23. lver

    Topic: Journey to the Future

    Synthesizer Music Album by Eloy Fritsch. View full album
  24. lver

    Journey to the Future

    Synthesizer Music Album by Eloy Fritsch.
  25. lver

    Exogenesis

    Exogenesis is a studio album by Brazilian composer and keyboard player Eloy Fritsch. The tenth Eloy Fritsch CD brings Exogenesis Suite in four movements inspired by the genesis of the universe. In addition to this suite the CD contains more eight individual tracks. Joining the symphonic and electronic, but without forgetting the ethnic instruments and the voices, the composer of new age music uses high technology in the service of emotions to create great compositions. The CD cover and blooket images were created by European artists specializing in science fiction illustrations Maciej Rebisz and Mirek Drozd and refer to the creation of the cosmos and the existence of other life forms.
  26. Structured for use in university courses, the autor explaining the hystory electronic music and discusses the emergence of the early synthesizers and the subsequent evolution of more advanced technologies like digital áudio and the birth and development of the MIDI protocol. The Book include topics such as sound spatialization, computer music, algorith composition with Max/Msp, experimental music, electroacoustic music and a acousmatic composition methoded. The book Música Eletrônica is written in Portuguese.
  27. lver

    Spiritual Energy

    The album Spiritual Energy (2014) is a collection of tracks composed for film, TV and theater and offers instrumental music of seventies inspired keyboard symphonic/electronic progressive music and new age. The compositions are very melodic and emotive, with multi-layered instrumental textures/voicings.
  28. lver

    Mythology

    Mythology is an album by electronic artist Eloy Fritsch. It is generally viewed as one of his stronger solo works. Fritsch plays a variety of synthesizers on the album. Featured in the inside photograph are a Modular Synthesizer System-700, Minimoog Synthesizer and electronic keyboards. Mythology deals with diverse myths of the world. So several cultures were visited, including those of Brazil, the Aztecs, the Incas, Assyria, Greek, Hindu, Egyptian, Nordic, Atlantis, the Romans, the Chinese, and so on. All electronic compositions on the album were based in his own interpretation of the characteristics of each mythological element chosen for this work.
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    • Jack Hertz

      "Record sales were poor and it was not unusual for the band to be pelted with rotten fruit and vegetables at gigs."
      https://thevinylfactory.com/features/peter-baumann-tangerine-dream-interview/

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    • Jack Hertz

      It never gets old...
       
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      Showdown between two new wild hybrid synths. Who you gonna call?
       
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    • Ian Craig

      Hi, 
       
      I've been using Voltage Modular software for the last month or more and have become obsessed with it. It's not free and a very steep learning curve but the possibilities are only in computer power ultimately if you collect enough module bundles and things, which I have been doing before the prices go up. The expense has forced me to focus on using it when ill health would have otherwise caused me to not bother had it been free as I have to justify the expense to myself, so it works for me so far. I haven't produced many results with it yet, mostly just sections of live recording (the way Tangerine Dream recorded Phaedra using the Moog Modular - leave the tapes recording whilst experimenting). 
      I have put up one thing on youtube ... (continued under video link)
      ... and another on Bandcamp,    ... (continued under bandcamp link) 
       
      https://iancraig1.bandcamp.com/track/making-smile-memories-beautiful-modular-1a2-l
      both recorded live and slightly edited.
      Also, I was looking up Chris Franke's 1982 setup and found the following article which seems to cover the subject from a historical hardware standpoint, but otherwise in exactly the same kind of way I see the subject myself. It makes interesting reading. 
      http://www.muzines.co.uk/articles/chris-franke-on-sequencers/5932 
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      Get the Waves Flow Motion FM Synth for only $29 at the following link:
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