Noisey News

Suzanne Ciani Is the Winner of the 2017 Moog Innovation Award

The composer and synthesizer pioneer is the first woman to receive the distinction.
Kyle Kramer
thumps news

The Haxan Cloak Shares a Haunting Track in New Video Interview

"Transposition #4" is a beatless synth work that's both disturbing and enticing.
Alexander Iadarola
Festivals 2017

Michael Stipe to Unveil Rare Audio-Visual Installation at Moogfest

The former R.E.M. frontman is busy creating something special ahead of the ever-inventive festival this May.
Noisey Staff

The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Shanti Celeste, Justin Carter, Call Super and more make our list of the week's best things.
Britt Julious

Remembering Mort Garson, the Plant-Loving, Moon-Landing, and Sadly Forgotten Electronic Music Pioneer

We look back at the life and work of a man who reshaped the sound of the 20th century.
Robert Greer
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Holly Herndon, Dan Deacon, Gunnar Haslam and More Musicians Mourn the Death of Pauline Oliveros

Musicians from across the globe offered their memories and reflections on Pauline Oliveros.
Britt Julious
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Jean-Jacques Perrey, Electronic Music Pioneer and Early Moog Musician, Has Died

Perrey's song "The Savers" with Gershon Kingsley was one of the first songs created with a Moog synthesizer.
Britt Julious

How Bruce Haack Went From Composing Children’s Music to Making One of Canada’s Weirdest Electronic Albums

Stream the Telephone Explosion reissue of 'The Electric Lucifer,' his 1970 masterpiece about the battle between heaven and hell.
Michael Rancic
Internet Exploring

Bedroom Cassette Masters Want That Lo-Fi Electronica Your Uncle Graham Recorded Back in 1984

The Bedroom Cassette Masters Series proves that just because it looks and sounds like vintage electronica, it may not actually be vintage electronica.
Noisey Staff
thump news

Trent Reznor Owns Moog's Rare New Minimoog Model D Synth

Reznor is among the first to obtain one of the recently re-released synths.
Britt Julious

From Laurie Anderson to Grimes, Here's 26 Reasons Why Moogfest 2016 Stood Out

North America's most cutting-edge electronic festival took over Durham, North Carolina for four days of music and more.
Max Mertens
festivals 2016

Seven Sets at Moogfest 2016 That Expanded Our Consciousness into New Realms

For every act at the Durham festival that you could lose your mind dancing to, there was something seriously cerebral to sit around and contemplate.
Kyle Kramer