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(Modulate This) Artist Spotlight Concerts Howard Jones

Howard Jones Classic Albums Tour – Fall 2011 North America

Howard Jones is playing a series of dates in North America this fall . On most of the dates, he’ll be performing Humans Lib & Dream Into Action albums in their entirety. I’ve copied the basic info from his tour page and pasted it below. Both albums were remastered in 2010by Howard Jones and Robbie […]

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(Modulate This) Artist Spotlight Concerts

2nd Fridays at Art Institute California/Sunnyvale: October 14th, 7:00 PM Jack Hertz and Robert Edgar

An FYI for my bay area, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale readers – my friends Robert Edgar and Jack Hertz will appear Friday October 14th at the Art Institute of California/Sunnyvale at 7:00 pm. Visit the Facebook page for more info. If you live in the area stop by and support this great series. Mark Mosher Electronic/Experimental […]

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(Modulate This) Artist Spotlight Music Monday Theremin

Music Monday: Armen Ra “Plays The Theremin”

I was first introduced to Armen Ra’s music through the radio show and podcast Spellbound, a brief program of music for theremin where I heard the song “Dle Yaman”. The song is both beautiful and haunting. I immediately bought his album Plays the Theremin which is simply fantastic. Most of the songs have sparse accompaniment […]

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(Modulate This) Artist Spotlight Synth: DSI Tempest Videos

A First Look at the DSI Tempest Drum Machine with Sound Designer James Kojac (Syndicate Synthetique)

Early last week I got a message from Denver Sound Designer James Kojac of Syndicate Synthetique."I happen to have a pre release DSI/Linn Tempest sitting in front of me… I figured you may want to swing by and check it out.” Duh! Of course I jumped at the chance to see one of the first […]

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(Modulate This) Artist Spotlight Bob Moog Foundation Music and Science Advocacy Music Monday

Music Monday: Tara Busch “The Rocket Wife EP” A Benefit for the Bob Moog Foundation + Remix Contest

Back in late August Tara Busch (http://analogsuicide.com/)  released The Rocket Wife EP. Sales of the album benefit the Bob Moog Foundation. The album is available on bandcamp and I’ve embedded a preview below. It’s a great EP with some cool ethereal tracks featuring Tara’s awesome synth work and vocal stylings. Give it a listen below and please […]

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Ableton Live Artist Spotlight Puremagnetik Sound Design Sound Packs

Richard Lainhart’s Sound Design Work with Puremagnetik

Puremagnetik just released a new sound library of high quality multisampled wooden marimba instruments called MalletPak One. This Micropak was created in collaboration with Richard Lainhart. In addition to being an award-winning composer, author, and filmmaker – Richard also spent a number of years as a jazz vibraphonist. Puremagnetik conducted a great interview on the […]

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(Modulate This) Artist Spotlight Music Monday

Music Monday: Speakeasy by dRachEmUsiK

I picked up the Speakeasy CD by dRachEmUsiK at the merch table at Electro-Music 2011 and it’s now in my favorites playlist. dRachEmUsiK is the most recent project by international, award wining electronic musician, sound designer and producer Charles Shriner. I first met Charles last year at EM2010 and really enjoyed seeing his live performances […]