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VOID // Live @ Erica Synths Garage

Published on Aug 2, 2017 Erica Synths

"VOID performs live creating sound with Doepfer A100 basic system with added Erica Synths and Doepfer modules, Korg SQ-1 sequencer and Zoom ms70cdr effects pedal. Visuals are created beforehand using Pure Data and then modified with an analogue synthesizer and other low-resolution video devices. Live performance was played on VDMX.

VOID is a project of

Tape Leaders A Compendium Of Early British Electronic Music Composers

via Tape Leaders

"A Compendium Of Early British Electronic Music Composers.
Published 16th June, 2016.

In the form of a richly illustrated compendium, Tape Leaders is an indispensable reference guide for anyone interested in electronic sound and its origins in Great Britain. For the first time a book sets out information on practically everyone active with experimental electronics and tape

RIP Pierre Henry

Musique Concrete and clectonic music pioneer Pierre Henry has passed away at the age of 89. You can find a number of posts featuring his influence here on MATRIXSYNTH. Below is a tribute from Polynominaldotcom and The Art of Sounds documentary featuring Pierre Henry.

via @moogmusicinc

"The life in my sounds is an echo of the life within me."

Pictured: Pierre Henry in January 2008 (via

Jean-Jacques Perrey et son Ondioline - New Release Produced by Wally De Backer aka Gotye

Jean-Jacques Perrey et son Ondioline by Jean-Jacques Perrey

Readers of the site should all be familiar with Jean-Jacques Perrey's work. His preferred instrument was the Ondioline. As many of you know, Jean-Jacques Perrey passed away on November 4th of last year. I was actually fortunate enough to see him perform live with Dana Countryman for his 2006 tour.

Wally De Backer aka Gotye has

Matière Noire - Spectacle du 17 Mai 2017

Published on May 19, 2017 RADIOKLOW

"Matière Noire - Spectacle du 17 Mai 2017 (Black Matter - Show of the 17th of May 2017), is a live concert performed by the Philosophy and Electronic Music Worshop of Lycée Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France.

Music by

Lauren Niculescu (Access Virus TI, Roland V Synth XT, and Moog Little Phatty)
Léo Mouton (Access Virus TI and Roland V Synth XT)

Don Buchla Memorial Concert Videos by Encyclotronic22

Published on Apr 24, 2017 Encyclotronic

Electronic Music Archive -

First video is from the collection of Alessandro Cortini and Associates w/ music by Keith Fullerton Whitman.

1. Buchla Synthesizers Room - Don Buchla Memorial Concert, San Francisco
2. Peter Blasser - Don Buchla Memorial Concert
3. James Fei - Don Buchla Memorial Concert
4. Loachfillet and

An Interview with Barry Schrader Question 6E: Monkey King (2005-2007)

Click here for the next installment of my interview with Barry Schrader. This one covers Monkey King (2005-2007), featuring the Yamaha TX816 and several computer applications, particularly FM8. As I'm finding with all of Barry Schrader's compositions, this one has a great story to go along with it. Once there, it is recommended that you start each video before reading each corresponding

$199.99 EMS "Synthi and the Composer" Album

This one is not an April Fools joke. You can actually find this album for sale behind the counter at Silver Platters Seattle. Call them if interested.

From the back cover
(note Peter Zinovieff is the man behind EMS):

"Synth and the Composer

Extracts of music realized with EMS Synths equipment.


Concert Music by:

Harrison Birtwistle
Peter Zinovieff
Tristram Cary
Delia Derbyshire

Moog Honors International Women's Day with List of Female Electronic Music Pioneers

Update: I thought this post was missing someone, so I took the liberty of adding her myself. The wonderful Emmy Parker of Moog Music. I hope Moog and Emmy don't mind. :) Emmy is Moog Music's Brand Director, and Co-Creative Director of Moogfest, meaning one of THE driving forces behind both. That, and she is pretty awesome.

In case the only site you visit on the internet is MATRIXSYNTH,

Synth Tracks on the Amiga by Peahix

Published on Feb 22, 2017 peahix

Two playlists, one featuring the Amiga Aegis Sonix synth above, and one featuring the Amiga Deluxe Music Construction Set below. Don't miss the first track and it's description below. It's pretty funny - some musique concrete for you. Many of you might recognize the name Peahix from one, his endeavors, and two some of his many videos and covers

Treat Yourself :)