Roland Keyboard Rigs - On-stage with Stephane Gervais (Jean-Michel Jarre)

Published on Feb 20, 2018 Roland Canada

"We visited synthesist and technologist, Stephane Gervais, in his Quebec studio to discuss gear and music. As a touring musician and producer for Jean-Michel Jarre, Stephane Gervais describes the unique process of composing synth parts for the studio and stage."

Dave Smith Instruments In The Spotlight With the Prophet-6 and RJ Thompson

You can find the full interview on DSI's website here.

"RJ Thompson has built a name for himself in recent months as one of the UK’s strongest up-and-coming singer-songwriters. His poignant lyrics and deeply-felt songs are set against a colourful (and at times nostalgic) soundscape that goes far beyond modern-day singer-songwriter stereotypes.

RJ’s hard-won success has come through consistence

WDR Studio für Elektronische Musik 2018 (Visit)

Published on Feb 19, 2018

EMS SYNTHI 100 in the background. There's also an EMS Vocoder, a 16 Channel Quadraphonic Effects Generator by QUEG, a rare Jellinghaus DX-Programmer, and more.  See the link in the descriptions below for more pics.

"Besuch des Studios für Elektronische Musik - 2018, Köln
Dokumentation dazu Suchbegriff WDR Studio reicht - dies sind zufällige

Dave Smith Instruments In The Spotlight With the Prophet-6 and Sheenah Ko

You can find the full interview on DSI's website here.

"Sheenah Ko is a Montreal solo artist, a one-woman show involving analog keyboards and synths, driving beats, fierce enigmatic vocals, and often accompanied by contemporary dancers. She is the keyboardist, vibraphonist, and vocalist for many North American bands, including The Besnard Lakes (Jagjagwar), Thor Harris (from Swans), Kevin Hearn

The Moog DFAM with Bana Haffar at the House of Electronicus

Published on Feb 8, 2018 Synthtopia

"Ahead of the 2018 NAMM Show, Moog Music took over a house in Echo Park, CA and turned it into the 'House of Electronicus'.

They invited synthesist Bana Haffar, who co-founded the 'Modular on the Spot' series of electronic music picnic events, to come and perform at the House, with Moog's new DFAM.

The DFAM (Drummer From Another Mother) is a Eurorack synth

Lalaland Synth Shop Reykjavik Iceland

Published on Feb 7, 2018 Synth Expert

"Icelandic electronic music producer Arnar Adalsteinsson gives us a tour of the rare gear in his synth repair and mod shop, Lalaland, located in the Reykjavik harbor."

Featured: Korg Delta, Jen SX1000, Jen SX2000, Sequential Circuits Pro-One with custom Prophet style knobs, Mini Meanie TTSH Arp 2600 clone, Yamaha CS30, Moog Memorymoog, Arp Axxe, Clef B30

Dave Smith Instruments In The Spotlight With the OB-6 and Layne – Rachel Aiello

You can find the full interview on DSI's website here.

"Formally introduced to synthesis by Suzanne Ciani as her studio assistant, Layne (real name Rachel Aiello) composes field recordings, abstract auditory textures, and rhythmic concrète churns into a hypnotic aural terrain reminiscent of the inceptive work from her seminal female forebears in experimental electronics. Recently released on

20Objects Podcast 215: Todd Barton

Published on Feb 4, 2018 20Objects

"I'm always intrigued by a good story. How about "from early music player to Buchla master"? Todd Barton's story is as good as his mucis - which is damned good. His use of serious electronic music gear to create focused worked is quite unique, and it is reflected in the way that the music sounds awesome regardless of the technology used to create it.

And the

Vladimir Kuzmin of Polivoks Fame on His Kvintet Piano, Brass, Organ, Harpsichord and Strings Synth

Published on Feb 3, 2018 vladimir kuzmin

"Piano-strings Kvintet. The story told by its inventor Vladimir Kuzmin."

Note the timbre presets are only Brass, Organ, Piano, and Harpsichord. Additional timbres are created by applying the effects section. Strings are created by adding chorus.

Also see:
Vladimir Kuzmin Discusses the Polivoks
Polivoks Soviet Synth Designer Vladimir Kuzmin Gives an

Qu-Bit Electronix Shows Their New Nebulae, Scanned & Synapse Modules

Published on Feb 2, 2018 Perfect Circuit Audio

"Andrew from Qu-Bit Electronix brought a case full of their modules by to show us their three new modules. Their Nebulae V2 is an updated version of their first module, a granular sample player and sampler that is stereo and can have custom firmware loaded onto it. The Scanned is a VCO that uses scanned synthesis to generate wavetables on the fly

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