Let's Play with FM Player and developer Matthew Fecher

Published on Dec 15, 2017 Tim Webb

"Just last week Matthew Fecher and the AudioKit team released FM Player, an entirely free (no Ads, no IAPs) app that lets you play with a bunch of classic Yamaha DX7 patches. Matthew happened to be in town, so I invited him to come join me for this Let's Play! As a bonus he brought along the DX7II he used to make the app with! If you've enjoyed this series

Dave Smith Instruments In the Spotlight with the Prophet 12 and Ivan Blomqvist

The next interview in Dave Smith Instruments In the Spotlight series is up with Ivan Blomqvist here.

"Ivan Blomqvist is a Swedish pianist/keyboardist, songwriter/composer based in Oslo, Norway. Working mainly with jazz and improvised music, he has a bachelor’s degree in improvisation and jazz from the highly respected Jazz department at the University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. He

Steve Porcaro on Bob Moog, his Minimoog, and the Bob Moog Foundation

Published on Dec 10, 2017 moogfoundation

"Legendary Keyboardist Steve Porcaro (TOTO) talks about Bob Moog, the important work of the Bob Moog Foundation, and about a mishap his Minimoog had on stage. Please join Steve in supporting the Bob Moog Foundation by donate here:"

JoMoX: XBase09 til AlphaBase - An Interview with Juergen Michaelis of JoMoX

JoMoX: XBase09 til AlphaBase from HerrSchneider on Vimeo.

"Juergen Michaelis - the head of JoMoX Berlin - giving insights of the history with HerrSchneider once entering the world of synths and drummachines roundabout 20 years ago to help Juergen as a sales rep, after they met each other in a totally different world.

Introducing the wonderful concert of Panic Girl and Jericho on Superbooth17

Erica Synths Garage Special with Jean-Michel Jarre

Published on Nov 28, 2017 Erica Synths

"Erica Synths team visits Jean-Michel Jarre in his studio in Paris to talk about inspiration, creativity, synths and future of the electronic music and to play a live modular jam. Thank you, Jean-Michel for great insights!

Interview: Girts Ozolins
Live jam: Jean-Michel Jarre & Kodek
Camera: Inese Verina"

De Sluwe Vos - In The Studio

Published on Nov 28, 2017 FACTmagazine

"Vintage synths, classic drum machines and a seriously impressive modular system.

Known for releases on labels such as DJ Haus’ Unknown to the Unknown, 4 Lux, Soulfood and Patron Records, De Sluwe Vos has made a significant impact on the Amsterdam house and techno scene over the past few years. His spacious studio is located on the city's outskirts, in a

Dave Smith Instruments In the Spotlight with the Prophet-6 and Jordan Lawlor of M83

The next in DSI's In the Spotlight interview series is up with Jordan Lawlor and the Prophet-6 here.

"Jordan Lawlor is a producer and composer based in Los Angeles, touring and recording with the group M83 as well as with his own project, J. Laser.

We chatted with him about how he’s using the Prophet-6."

You can find previous posts featuring DSI's Spotlight series here.

New Moog Synth - Geert Bevin, Amos Gaynes - Designing and Implementing Embedded Synthesizer UIs

Geert Bevin, Amos Gaynes - Designing and Implementing Embedded Synthesizer UIs with JUC Published on Nov 22, 2017

This one was spotted and sent in via Soviet Space Child.

A new product they can't go into is mentioned. Further below is a video by Geert Bevin featuring JUCE GUI on Linux running on a Raspberry Pi. Although Moog is known for their analog synths, they of course have already

Dave Smith Instruments In the Spotlight With the OB-6 and Kat Day

Read the full interview with Kat Day on Dave Smith Instruments here.

"Kat Day is one half of the British Berlin-based audio visual duo, The KVB. Originally formed in London in 2010, the pair is known for their prolific output, and has released 5 albums and a number of EPs. In the past year alone they have toured Asia, Latin America, and Europe, along with festival shows in South Africa and San

Chromeo’s Californian Studio is a Synth Wonderland

Published on Nov 20, 2017 FACTmagazine

"Masters of funk.

Montreal duo Chromeo are electro funk legends, with a career that stretches back to 2002 and classics like 'Fancy Footwork' to their name. With a new single out and a fifth album on the way, we decided to pay a visit to their studio in Burbank, CA where they've been recording for the past year.

Here the duo walked us through the

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