Patch In 34: Music For Normal People?

In this episode Nate and guest-host Dave talk to host-guest Ben about his album Concrete Oasis and its titular piece, a seven movement look at urban decay and. Plus, the arrival of Dorico, a smaller Linnstrument, and Dave takes on the 2 Minute Challenge.

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Patch In 33: See Through Those Excessive GUIs

In this episode, Joo Won Park stops by to talk about no-input mixers, building a powerful/low-budget audio rig, and programming in SuperCollider and Faust. MaxMSP updates MPE support (which Ben explains in the 2MC). And Ben may have released an album…

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  • In this episode, Joo Won Park stops by to talk about no-input mixers, building a powerful/low-budget audio rig, and programming in SuperCollider and Faust.
  • We discuss his pieces Large Intestine for no input mixer and computer and Singaporean Crosswalk for laptop ensemble.
  • Also, we chat about his CMS Article about composing music on computers on a low budget!
  • Ableton has expanded the list of Link compatible apps for iOS AND desktop including Reason 9, Max/MSP, and Serato DJ – letting you sync your performances with your friends. And they’ve released the API and SDK on GitHub.
  • Some sad news; we lost synth pioneer Don Buchla on September 14th.
  • MaxMSP updates MPE support (which Ben explains in the 2MC).
  • And Ben may have released a CD… that may be on Bandcamp CDBaby GooglePlay iTunes and Spotify among others.
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Patch In 32: That High-Pass Lonesome Sound

In this episode, Ben and Nate talk with composer, luthier, and pedal tinkerer Dave Watkins about the Dulcitar, building your own instruments, improving and looping, ballet, and becoming an accidental VJ. Plus news, and Nate explains noise reduction.

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Patch In 31: My Chaos is Playing the Blues

In this episode, Jj Kidder talks with Ben and Nate about modular synths, modeling chaos, feedback loops, and improvising with a chaotic system. Plus product news, and Ben attempts to explain antialiasing oscillators.

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SoundNotion 236: A Moon Shaped Review

This week on SoundNotion, we let the fanboy flag fly with a “?review?” of Radiohead’s newest studio album A Moon Shaped Pool. We talk electronics, polyrhythmic inflections, string articulations, and how even Radiohead can do a love song.

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