Peter Zinovieff and Sonic Boom on Electronic Calendar: The EMS Tapes

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In 1964, in the garden shed of a house in Putney, Peter Zinovieff- a mathematician, engineer and inventor- installed the first computer housed in a private residence and changed the history of electronic music forever. Over the years, composers, musicians and bands ranging from Harrison Birtwistle and Karlheinz Stockhausen to Paul McCartney and David Bowie to Pink… Read more »

Matt’s Mixtape, Vol. 1

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I love electronic music and I’ve been told my taste is often “left of center”. I also love to obsessively search for records. I tried to dig up 4 tunes you may or may not have heard, and write a quick description about what I like about them.

Controller Scripting in Bitwig Studio, Part 4

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In the last installment we successfully implemented some transport control in our script to play, stop and record from our controller, as well as input notes. This article will focus on creating and using observers to get information from Bitwig sent to our controllers. This is useful if your controller has any type of LED feedback. You… Read more »

Interview with DeWayne Blackbyrd McKnight (George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters)

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DeWayne Blackbyrd McKnight is an electric guitarist and funk practitioner who has shared the stage and studio with legends the likes of Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters, George Clinton’s Parliament Funkadelic, Miles Davis and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. I caught up with Blackbyrd after a stint on the road with the P-Funk Allstars to… Read more »

Analog Rytm: Programming With Polymeter

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The Analog Rytm is still Elektron’s new kid on the block. With eight analog voices, each with an oscillator section, multimode filter, and overdrive circuit, it’s a club music powerhouse that’s quickly become adopted by big named artists such as Aphex Twin, Plaid and John Tejada. One of the useful features of the Rytm is… Read more »