Several weeks ago I was asked by Marc Weidenbaum to take part in a remix project for Tablet Magazine, an online publication on Jewish art, life, and culture. The idea was to take Klezmer songs and remix them for Hanukkah. Originally he tried to get traditional public domain tunes, but when that proved too impossible, […]
Made a little time-lapse movie and a tune to go with it. The tune is a snip of one of these ten-to-fifteen-minute long recordings I make while messing about with knobs and switches on the modular. I’ll record these things, then go through and steal bits and pieces that work as loops and phrases and […]
Recently on the Muffwigglers modular synth forum, the subject of making “finished songs” was brought up. The idea is that it’s easy to spend hours and days with a modular synth creating noises and short loops of music, but it’s very difficult to put things together in a way that has a beginning, middle and […]
A short thing made for a little video. It’s arranged in Ableton Live, the synth is Sonic Charge’s Synplant, and the numbers came from a Speak & Spell. “Four” and “Six” are from somewhere else, actually, but I don’t remember where. Here’s the movie. Roscoe Riley is a book series that I illustrated. The final […]
faking the modular with Reaktor
soundtrack to a busy day
Three versions of “Drive” over the years.
I noticed one day I had a plethora, a teeming smorgasbord even, of digital telephone ring sounds. So I squeezed a few of them into lemonade.