I first discovered Pasha Alpturer’s work through Component Recordings (US) a few years ago (his release “Zero Point” was what convinced me to send demos to this long-standing independent label).  Alpturer’s carefully concocted soundscapes are built on patience and solid technique.  Digging into his catalog revealed a lot more projects than I had expected – […]

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Nathan Moody

Nathan Moody is a humble and powerful voice in modular synthesis, and he is a respected artist in many genres and circles. I knew of Nathan via social media, admired his penchant for analog circuit routing and outdoor adventure in the Bay Area (California), but it was his dedication to informative music tech blogging on […]

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Anima Mundi and Art

Sitting in a bedroom studio without external stimuli I had once conceived of a name for a project and track title.  I conducted some minimal research and discovered that neither had existed previously online in relation to music.  Yet a few weeks later a major artist announced the release of a new project with the […]

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Tools, Options, and Process Flow

There is a thought that too many tools = too many options = more process = less instinct = over complication = wasting time in creating art.  Like most artistic mediums, electronic music is a culture of gear heads, of seeking out impossible-to-find analog equipment, or perhaps a rare VST produced by a genius programming […]

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