synthesizers

PROFILES

This Artist Uses Old Phone Equipment to Unlock the Secrets of Music

Brooklyn artist Antenes explores interactions between humans and technology by manipulating a vintage switchboard and soloing on rotary dials.
Keagon Voyce
6.23.17
Features

Ableton Co-Founder: “We Need a Revolution in Music Education”

Technology must be accessible to the next generation of artists, Gerhard Behles says.
Max Mertens
6.2.17
nba

The Immortal Life of John Tesh's NBA Anthem "Roundball Rock"

The goofy, glorious, extremely 90s NBA anthem hasn't appeared on television in 15 years, and yet it has also never left.
David Roth
6.1.17
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
5.15.17
good things

MIDI Is the Fucking Greatest

Fight me.
Jordan Pearson
3.17.17
music videos

[Premiere] Get Lost in British Landscapes in This Serene Music Video

The new music video for Heinali’s “Anthracite” track takes you on a tranquil trip across the British countryside.
Kevin Holmes
2.28.17
Music

[Premiere] A New Instrument Plays Waves of Sound, Light, and Water

Electronic artist and instrument-maker Marielle V. Jakobsons debuts her new music video for a track off her upcoming album ‘Star Core’.
DJ Pangburn
8.2.16
In Memoriam

Bernie Worrell of Parliament-Funkadelic Has Died at 72

The Parliament-Funkadelic and Talking Heads member was a synth innovator who defined generations of music.
Noisey Staff
6.24.16
Features

The Story of the Synth that Changed Pop Forever

We investigate what it is about Roland's Juno-60 that's made it one of the most important synths of all time.
Yousif Nur
5.27.16
Music

Get Inside the Mind of a Theremin Master

Electronic artist and thereminist Dorit Chrysler talks about teaching kids how to play theremin, and collaborating on ADULT’s new record.
DJ Pangburn
5.26.16
Photos

Analog, USA

Picture the epicenter of electronic music. Does Durham, North Carolina, come to mind?
Meg Neal and Evan Rodgers
5.25.16
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
5.23.16
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