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Things we discuss:Andrew Nonlinearcircuits - http://nonlinearcircuits.blogspot.com/?m=1cellF - brains in a petri dish making music http://guybenary.com/work/cellf/ (kill it with fire please thanks)Eurorack module with soil in it - https://www.1010.co.uk/org/ERD.htmlCerith Wyn Evans - Composition for 37 Flutes https://hepworthwakefield.org/news/cerith-wyn-evans-wins-the-hepworth-prize-for-sculpture-2018/Pow! Academy - https://m.facebook.com/powcademy.tv/?tsid=0.7207275966938277&source=resultThe Pure Data Musican was called Aimee-Sofia Brown.Tom’s Strange Music you can and should purchase on Bandcamp: https://tomwhitwell.bandcamp.comDave Bristow on Programming the DX7 https://youtu.be/JVsV6wAB5GgEven longer Dave Bristow talk on the DX7 https://youtu.be/pkaexAbLLFITom’s DX7 MKII http://www.vintagesynth.com/yamaha/dx7ii.phpWhimsical Raps Modules that are obviously amazing but are explained in a way I find baffling (whoops, “Mannequins” is their module, shows what I know) https://www.whimsicalraps.comW/ ‘tape loop’ module https://www.whimsicalraps.com/products/wslashCold Mac module: https://www.whimsicalraps.com/pages/coldmacJohn Cage Bot https://mobile.twitter.com/botwhitwellJohn Cages Diary http://sigliopress.com/book/diary-how-to-improve-the-world/George Antheil - The Bad Boy of Music https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_AntheilHedy Lamarr & George Anthiel Inventing Spread Spectrum Radio http://www.women-inventors.com/Hedy-Lammar.aspGottwood Festival (highly recommended) https://www.gottwood.co.ukHoughton Festival (also highly recommended) https://www.houghtonfestival.co.ukMoog DFAM https://www.moogmusic.com/products/dfam-drummer-another-motherThe New Sound of Music Documentary which includes Synthi 100: https://youtu.be/6MsyOe7xCqgDavid Vorhaus: https://www.soundonsound.com/people/david-vorhausGain bach’s youtube channel Hainbach - Resolution - YouTubehttps://m.youtube.com › watchFourtet Live on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/artist/5iL1nEyS7dk7ogGGosP91v?si=xK39AF6fRHuPT7jM6pFgTgEiko Ishibashi - The Dream My Bones Dream https://open.spotify.com/album/7fF92i519qJTQRu1yM36Gd?si=463WQvyHRPqoErHz1HNP0Q h/t to @frozenreeds on twitterZoo Look Album https://open.spotify.com/album/5AWvWkGvVtkZy9JfPYnLeS?si=dfpZscpgTISnruW2_-Ju_AAphexs New EP https://open.spotify.com/album/3SbGxJVC8fHv41RFKCGIl3?si=s8tAfaHwQLaFQd4HOz6wLQSequentix Cirklon Sequencer https://www.sequentix.com/shop/cirklon-hardware-sequencerAbleton Push 2 https://www.ableton.com/en/push/Yamaha A4000 Sampler http://www.donsolaris.com/?p=764HxC Floppy Emulator http://hxc2001.free.fr/floppy_drive_emulator/My album of 2018 - Susumu Yokota - Sakura https://open.spotify.com/album/4eN1ho9NT7q1YlG5xDNYNM?si=p5vZ19NEQ4qy8iMx_BZ4vQSusumu Yokota - Symbol (Tom’s pick) https://open.spotify.com/album/0ntm3YaiXVkkGitWl2XASV?si=EtPlOryKSd-1lPrMJu1W6QPrince - Piano & a Microphone https://open.spotify.com/album/6gbmDvcU1JDPy1niL6YFJY?si=K257eaj4TI-5k6_iXupiQgBeardytron’s amazing new music making rig - https://youtu.be/HbX6_IOhSgMThonk Prok Drum Modules https://www.thonk.co.uk/product-category/manufacturer/prok-modular/Arturia Analog Lab https://www.arturia.com/products/analog-classics/analoglabPygmy Gamelan http://pauldemarinis.org/PygmyGamelan.html
Thanks to episode sponsors Signal Sounds: https://www.signalsounds.com/
This Episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/rXgHXYcitAg Companion video exploring Phils live case in detail: https://youtu.be/1MNLxbQE4Ac For a fantastic intro to Phil’s music, listen to the Live one hour set at Yuma here: https://soundcloud.com/ebcidic/vcoadsr-live-at-yuma-komedia-brighton-2017 The DJ-Kicks Album by Daniel Avery that Phil mentions is: http://www.dj-kicks.com/danielavery/  Official website: http://www.ebcidic.comBandcamp website: https://undulationrecords.bandcamp.comSoundcloud website: http://soundcloud.com/ebcidicResident Advisor artist page: https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/ebcidicTwitter website: http://twitter.com/ebcidicmusic/Facebook website: https://www.facebook.com/Ebcidic/Youtube website: http://youtube.com/ebcidicInstagram website: http://instagram.com/ebcidic
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In this first episode, we're very excited to present a nice long chat with one of the most highly respected minds in music technology journalism and Eurorack modular synthesis: Tom Whitwell of Music Thing Modular. Tom first came to my attention through his incredibly fantastic blog called Music Thing, which ran from August 2004-2008. Music Thing was a excellently curated and well-written blog, with Tom's humour and broad taste in music evident in the breadth and authenticity of the subjects it covered. I think the world of Music Technology journalism was considerably poorer when it ended.But although Tom's day job as Digital Editor of The Times took Music Thing out of action, it never stopped his interest in the field - and in fact, Tom cultivated a healthy interest in tinkering with music technology hardware. First, DIY guitar pedals, but later, that most ultimate of addictions: Eurorack Modular synths.In this episode, we talk about all of the above and more. Starting at the death of Music Thing, and Tom's first steps into Eurorack, moving on to learn the history and intent behind some of his most successful Eurorack projects, the "Turing Machine" and Radio Music, and learn about several projects never released to the public.He talks about his love for minimalist composers and time spent in La Monte Young's house listening to 77 sine waves, about quadraphonic music, Spotify's Generative Music Scam Accusations, thoughts about the future of music technology, synthesizer design, and much more besides.
WEB: http://scannerdot.comBANDCAMP: https://scanner.bandcamp.com/YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/robinrimbaudTWITTER: https://twitter.com/robinrimbaud/INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/robinrimbaud/
DIVKID’S CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1zIiKvJIi7aYl2N68pWF8gThanks to Episode sponsors Signal Sounds who sell fine gear: http://www.signalsounds.comAnd Obsidian Sound who offer fab mixing and mastering:http://obsidiansound.net (Mention Why We Bleep for 10% off your next project)
Thanks to episode sponsors Signal Sounds: https://www.signalsounds.com/
Thanks to episode sponsors http://signalsounds.com and https://www.eurodesk-z.com/ (Make sure you use the Eurodesk discount code from the episode!)LINKS FROM DR. LIZ:​The #audioequitypledge https://soundgirls.org/a-guide-to-supporting-women-in-sound/YSWN Volume up advocacy video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoPCx_RMtow and flyer https://issuu.com/yswn/docs/volume_up_yswnYorkshire Sound Women Network Blog which shares news https://yorkshiresoundwomen.com/blog/My twitter is http://www.twitter.com/drlizdobson and website https://drlizdobson.com/My blog post for Delta Sound Labs on acoustic-violin-controlled-synth via their ctrl module prototype: https://deltasoundlabs.com/blog-lizdobsonKeith Swanwick's book (that presents the theory of musical development) - Swanwick, K. (2003). Music, Mind and Education. Routledge.Erin Barra http://www.mammabarra.com/Irine Røsnes https://irineroesnes.com/Transistor Sound Labs https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75JFfR8IvOY6KLu-aTZCFgMusic Technology at The University of Huddersfield https://www.hud.ac.uk/subject-specific-activities/musictechnology/ Courses https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2019-20/search:MUSIC
BUY HIS AWESOME MODULES: http://www.futuresoundsystems.co.uk/BUY HIS NEW RECORD: https://editionsmego.bandcamp.com/album/routineLISTEN TO HIS HOUSEDIET PROJECT: https://finlayshakespeare.bandcamp.com/Buy Eurorack and other fine kit from episode sponsors Signal Sounds: http://www.signalsounds.com (Tell 'em we sent you)
Check out Nina & Zoe’s Stepper Acid and more at: http://www.transistorsoundslabs.comFind them on twitter: https://twitter.com/TSLNowBuy Eurorack and other fine kit from episode sponsors Signal Sounds: http://www.signalsounds.comWatch this Episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RjdkbFrxGJI
Here are links to good stuff mentioned throughout this podcast!Firstly, thanks for helping pose questions:James Carruthers: http://twitter.com/jamescarruthers / https://twitter.com/nobotsnoTom Armitage: https://foxfield-instruments.com/ / https://twitter.com/tom_armitageData Cult Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/datacultaudio/data-cult-audio-0059-mylar-melodiesBuy the Data Cult Set (and more) at my bandcamp: http://mylarmelodies.bandcamp.comMutable Instruments: https://mutable-instruments.net/CyliC: http://defectiverecords.com/cyclic/index2.htmlMusic Think Mikrophonie: http://musicthing.co.uk/pages/mikrophonie.htmlVCV Rack: https://vcvrack.com/Graphical Scores: http://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/latest/graphic-scores-art-music-pictures/crumb-twelve-fantasy-pieces-after-zodiac-ampl/Musicians referenced by Olivier:Lightbath: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNcpKG4D0_nxBYwtgD4iA7wIannis Xenakis: https://www.theguardian.com/music/tomserviceblog/2013/apr/23/contemporary-music-guide-xenakisPortishead: http://www.portishead.co.uk/Sam Prekop: http://www.thrilljockey.com/artists/sam-prekopJohn Brooks (Advisory Circle): https://ghostbox.co.uk/Scanner: http://scannerdot.com/
Check out Justin's projects at: http://www.abstractdata.biz/And buy his music at: https://jackpatchbiz.bandcamp.com/album/jack-patchLink to the midierror podcast mentioned at the end of this episode:https://soundcloud.com/midi-error/mylarmelodies
Links to Things we discuss in this Episode:Carillon Computers: https://www.soundonsound.com/reviews/carillon-ac1-core-4xtMe Metropolis Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV9-XA5MPwYIntellijel Metropolis link: https://intellijel.com/shop/eurorack/metropolis/Halls of Valhalla card for Z-DSP: https://valhalladsp.com/2014/01/18/a-new-reverb-cartridge-for-the-z-dsp-halls-of-valhalla/Mutable Peaks: https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/peaks/Tiptop One: http://tiptopaudio.com/one/Intellijel uScale https://intellijel.com/shop/eurorack/legacy/Richard Devine https://richarddevine.bandcamp.com/Ladik R-110 Random Clocked Gates http://ladik.ladik.eu/?page_id=998 (Thanks Mark on Patreon)Pamela's New Workout: http://busycircuits.com/alm017/Surgeon https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/surgeonBeasts Chalkboard http://busycircuits.com/alm002/Doepfer A110 http://www.doepfer.de/a110.htmMutable Instruments Rings https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/rings/Nerd moment, I mention there were no physical modeling commercial synths, but there were: https://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/blast-from-the-past-yamaha-vl1-634920Korg Kronos https://www.korg.com/uk/products/synthesizers/kronos2/Yamaha Montage https://uk.yamaha.com/en/products/music_production/synthesizers/montage/index.htmlAcorn Computers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_ArchimedesKorg Trinity: http://www.vintagesynth.com/korg/trinity.phpEmulator II: http://www.vintagesynth.com/emu/emulator2.phpHxC Floppy Emulator: http://hxc2001.free.fr/floppy_drive_emulator/Roland JV1080: https://www.roland.com/us/products/jv-1080/ALM Akemie's Castle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=403RuVSYYWQElektron Digitone: https://www.elektron.se/products/digitone/Moog DFAM: https://www.moogmusic.com/products/dfam-drummer-another-motherMoog One: https://www.moogmusic.com/products/moog-oneNorthern Light Modular: http://northernlightmodular.comMake Noise Morphagene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvRTkJ7Qx2oSuperbooth: https://www.superbooth.com/en/landing.htmlVisit Anaheim! https://visitanaheim.org/Sub Focuses Live Show (2013): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtTrW9i2RB4Monome Grid: https://monome.org/docs/grid/Monome Arc: https://monome.org/docs/arc/Korg Monotron Delay: https://www.korg.com/uk/products/dj/monotron_delay/Befaco Hexmix: https://www.befaco.org/en/hexmix/Mackie CR1202: https://knowtech.tv/the-mackie-1202/Mutable Braids: https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/braids/Mutable Plaits: https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/plaits/Ableton Live: https://www.ableton.com/Max For Live Granulator: https://www.ableton.com/en/packs/granulator-ii/Prisma App: https://prisma-ai.com/Katsushika Hokusai: https://www.christies.com/features/Hokusai-7458-1.aspxAlgorithmic Painting sold for $432,000: https://www.dezeen.com/2018/10/29/christies-ai-artwork-obvious-portrait-edmond-de-belamy-design/Grayscale Supercell: https://grayscale.info/supercell/Mutable Shades: https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/shades/Dada Life Endless Smile Plug-Ins: http://www.dadalife.com/plugin/Sport Modulator: http://www.toppobrillo.com/sportmodulator2.htmlShadow Boxing - Doc Scott: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGj-bNTEIl0Autechre NTS Sessions: https://autechre.bleepstores.com/release/98703-autechre-nts-sessions-1-4NOTE: The tune Mylar refers to is '32a_reflected', and here's a really good article about how the 'trick' is more complex than just a reversing of one channel: https://aestheticcomplexity.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/32a_reflected/James Holden and the Animal Spirits Album: https://open.spotify.com/album/1OiBJ2dEBhgza6geCcYslZJames Holden - The Inheritors: https://open.spotify.com/album/6ljTPjGb8hwaRT6HPJYbfbLaser Harps: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laser_harpColin Benders: https://colinbenders.com/Boiler Room: https://www.youtube.com/user/brtvofficial/videosManuel Göttsching on Making E2-E4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3fkGe8C6g0Manuel Göttsching's E2-E4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys0HyevZpQgPhew.
Thanks to episode sponsors http://signalsounds.com and http://thonk.co.ukLINKS FROM JAMES:https://www.thewire.co.uk/news/47326/darkstar-collaborate-with-liverpool-s-migrant-communitieshttps://www.differenttrains1947.com/trackbedhttps://thequietus.com/articles/11268-darkstar-news-from-nowhere-reviewhttps://www.residentadvisor.net/reviews/17886DARKSTAR’S CATALOGUE, STREAMABLE ON WARP SITE:https://warp.net/artists/91408-darkstarTHEIR WARP 30TH NTS SHOW:https://www.nts.live/shows/wxaxrxp/episodes/darkstar-rotten-sods-and-odds-23rd-june-2019LINKS TO OTHER STUFF DISCUSSED:Tim Exile's Endlesss app livestream: http://Discover.endlesss.fmThat 1 hour of Endlesss I mention: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/444503124News From Nowhere Album: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/News_from_Nowhere_(Darkstar_album)Hyperdub Label: https://hyperdub.net/Richard Formby: https://twitter.com/RichardFormbyRevox Tape Machines: https://www.revox.com/en/classics/reel-to-reel-machines.htmlIzotope Iris https://www.izotope.com/en/products/create-and-design/iris.htmlNeumann KH120: https://en-de.neumann.com/kh-120-a-gDigitakt: https://www.elektron.se/products/digitakt/Roland Juno 60: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roland_Juno-60NI Maschine: https://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/maschine/production-systems/maschine/Eventide H3000: https://www.soundtoys.com/plugged-in-h3000/Eventide PitchFactor: https://www.eventideaudio.com/products/stompboxes/pitch-delay/pitchfactorEventide TimeFactor: https://www.eventideaudio.com/products/stompboxes/delay-stompbox/timefactorLexxx = Alex Dromgoole (mix engineer): https://www.discogs.com/artist/395544-Alex-DromgooleKonk Studios: https://www.konkstudios.com/"K-risp modular" (it was Paul) aka Krisp1/Oakley modular: http://www.krisp1.com/storeRoland JP-08 (mini Jupiter 8): https://www.roland.com/uk/products/jp-08/James McVinnie (Organist): https://www.jmcvinnie.com/TC Voicelive: https://www.soundonsound.com/reviews/tc-helicon-voicelive-3Korg R3: https://www.soundonsound.com/reviews/korg-r3-synthvocoderMyspace (hah): https://myspace.com/North (album): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_(Darkstar_album)Sugar Bytes Effectrix (vocal effect from North album): https://sugar-bytes.de/effectrixVisit Slaithwaite (slawat!): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SlaithwaiteThe best meal of my life was the beef-sandwich-in-gravy at: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g2078453-d4041206-Reviews-Crumbals_on_the_Corner-Marsden_Huddersfield_West_Yorkshire_England.htmlMPC2500: https://www.soundonsound.com/reviews/akai-mpc2500Valhalla Ubermod: https://valhalladsp.com/shop/delay/valhalla-uber-mod/Valhalla Room: https://valhalladsp.com/shop/reverb/valhalla-room/Elektron Octatrack: https://www.elektron.se/products/octatrack-mkii/OTO Reverb and Delay Pedals: https://www.otomachines.com/"UAD Quad": https://www.uaudio.com/uad-accelerators/uad-2-pcie.htmlThat time I put my Juno thru PitchFactor and TimeFactor in series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip4aap5cu1cFoam Island Album: https://warp.net/releases/115970-darkstar-foam-islandInherent in the Fibre (it was 'Yehgetme?'): https://warp.net/updates/darkstar-inherent-in-the-fibre-short-filmPDA party with Mischa Mafia: https://www.nts.live/shows/pdaKeezy iPad app: https://keezy.com/Deer Shed Festival: https://deershedfestival.com/Proving that kids love to hear their voices sampled since '83: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daLceM3qZmIThe KLF: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_KLF4TLR (fourtet live sets on spotify): https://open.spotify.com/artist/5iL1nEyS7dk7ogGGosP91v?si=tLbe3n4-TyGIP7HkTJMQFgMy blog about volunteering in Calais: https://helprefugees.org/news/want-volunteer-calais-unsure/
Thanks to episode sponsors http://signalsounds.com - check them out for all your modular/synth purchasing needs.▶ Buy Finlay Shakespeare’s Ace Album: https://editionsmego.bandcamp.com/album/domestic-economy / http://editionsmego.com/release/EMEGO-261▶ Buy Finlay's incredible modules: https://www.futuresoundsystems.co.uk/▶ Visit Machina Bristronica in Bristol, in 2020: http://machinabristronica.uk/▶ How I played Moogfest with just an iPhone https://youtu.be/PEC_JL5pf10
https://www.nts.live/shows/tom-fursehttps://twitter.com/tom_furseTom's "Interludes" Album (all written on an OP-1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZ_1c2Au7JEhttps://www.thehorrors.co.uk/https://16n-faderbank.github.io/http://www.freerotation.com/Live Set at Deer Shed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZLVZWxhw5whttp://www.raymondscott.net/http://www.novachord.co.uk/https://www.elektron.se/https://isotonikstudios.com/product/chance-ten-probability-based-inspiration/https://klevgrand.se/products/dawcassette/https://somasynths.com/lyra-organismic-synthesizer/The Great Stalacpipe Organ: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm1_aCjrC5oThe Minute of Cave-Organ Music that makes Mylar weep (it's Chopin - first 45 seconds): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsjN2AK8l1ohttps://www.thehouseofkush.com/https://www.spitfireaudio.com/labs/http://yuriturov.com/xynthesizr/http://thechurchstudios.com/http://www.140db.co.uk/ben-hillierhttps://www.korg.com/uk/products/synthesizers/ms_20mini/https://www.ableton.com/en/blog/james-holden-human-timing/http://winter-modular.com/https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/grids/https://mutable-instruments.net/modules/marbles/https://www.noiseengineering.us/shop/zularic-repetitorhttp://www.vintagesynth.com/sci/p5.phphttps://bleep.com/artist/78-boards-of-canadahttps://www.innerclocksystems.com/new%20ics%20litmus.htmlhttps://www.floatingpoints.co.uk/ http://www.vintagesynth.com/misc/vcs3.phphttp://www.vintagesynth.com/arp/arp.php
The first 1000 people to use this link will get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/mylarmelodiesThanks to episode sponsors Signal Sounds: https://www.signalsounds.com/LINKZ!🠞 https://www.hazelmills.com/🠞 https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/🠞 https://www.afrorack.org/🠞 Oceans of Heaven - Eddie Parker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hI2RjDpWnys
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Started
Jan 21st, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 15th, 2020
Release Period
Monthly
No. of Episodes
18
Avg. Episode Length
About 2 hours
Explicit
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