Tag: synthesizer

  • PYHOF: Wendy Carlos, the Moog Pioneer

    written by shhquiet on 2011-06-03 in #lifestyle
    PYHOF: Wendy Carlos, the Moog Pioneer

    Using analog synthesizers and unconventional tools such as the vocoder and theremin, electronic music pioneer Wendy Carlos weaved the strange but majestic film scores for The Shining, Tron and A Clockwork Orange.

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  • Turn of the Century Music Box Transformed

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-03-01 in #lifestyle
    Turn of the Century Music Box Transformed

    How does an antique music box speak to and inspire someone when it's music has been rendered barely audible over decades of negligence? Ask Martin Bircher who finds the "rattling mechanical workings" and "clanking sounds" charming - so much so that the media artist is addicted to modifying these boxes to crank up the current sounds of silence!