synthesizer

Features

Ellen Allien Can See the Future

We caught up with the BPitch Control boss at a synthesizer exhibition in Berlin to hear about her time traveling path towards fame.
Thomas Vorreyer
6.30.17
audiovisuals

A Video Synth Pioneer Dusts Off Her Groundbreaking Audiovisuals

Denise Gallant is playing her early analogue video synthesizer at Coaxial Arts in LA.
DJ Pangburn
6.2.17
Animation

Radiant Animation Shows How Giorgio Moroder Discovered The Synth

The video is a visual interpretation of Moroder's dialogue on Daft Punk’s "Random Access Memories."
Nathaniel Ainley
6.1.17
Music

Is This the Most Awkward Dance Party Music Video Ever?

Dance your androgynous sweater off with Moscow-based experimental sound artist Maria Teriaeva’s first-ever music video.
Sami Emory
2.13.17
thump news

This Adorable Synthesizer is the Size of Your Wallet

Mixing and matching is easier than ever.
Britt Julious
7.16.16
Art

Generative Electronic Music Inspires a Series of Digital Matrices

An exclusive sneak-peek at artist Birch Cooper's latest digital fluorescent structures.
Benoit Palop
3.28.16
Music

This Synth Lets Anyone Compose Just Like Bach

Meet Luisa Pereira’s Counterpointer, a synth that creates three-voice melodies according to the rules of counterpoint.
Gabrielle Bruney
3.13.16
thump news

Keith Emerson the First Synth Rock Star Dies at 71

The keyboardist for Emerson Lake and Palmer brought new prominence to the synthesizer.
Michael Barron
3.11.16
Australia

Artist Makes Synthesizer from His Own Stem Cells

But hey, it's just Guy Ben-Ary’s way of fulfilling a childhood dream to become a rock star.
Anya Tchoupakov
11.25.15
Music

Hear a Synthesizer Generate Sound from a Pyrite Disc

Moscow-based artist Dimitry Morozov made a synthesizer out of fool’s gold. Check out the sounds.
DJ Pangburn
9.30.15
Art

Hear a Yaybahar Vs. Synth Jam Session

The Yaybahar meets the Elektron synthesizer.
Becky Chung
3.28.15
Words

Check Out the Yaybahar, a New Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Digital Synth

Magical.
VICE Thump
11.5.14
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