Author: Peter Kirn

February 26, 2020 Off

Elektron’s Model:Cycles, revealed – so it’s Model:Samples, but FM

By Peter Kirn

Elektron’s Model:Cycles is revealed, and – it’s exactly the structure, form factor, and UI of the Model:Samples, but with FM synthesis.

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February 24, 2020 Off

Wendy Carlos, pioneering composer, will finally get the biography she has earned

By Peter Kirn

Wendy Carlos, a giant of electronic music composition, should at last get a complete, well-deserved biography. The book is set to be published next month. Michigan-based musicologist Amanda Sewell is set to profile the music legend in a debut title published by Oxford University Press, in a 264-page hardcover edition (and ebook) due on March […]

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February 17, 2020 Off

Bionic synthesis: artists make music with a prosthetic arm, eye motion

By Peter Kirn

Accessibility in music can mean expanding expression beyond what is normally physically possible. For one artist, that means jacking a prosthesis as CV – for another, overcoming paralysis to make music with eyes alone. Bertolt Meyer was already producing and DJing, even with a birth condition that left him without the lower portion of one […]

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