Behringer planning clones of pretty much every classic synth and drum machine ever. Pete Tong slammed by Massive Attack for ‘nostalgia nightmare’ take on dance classics. Berghain bouncer presents experimental video.
Let me in. Berghain’s famous door man Sven Marquardt has curated a series of experimental videos featuring Radiohead and David Lynch, and you can watch it above.
Record shop. Gear marketplace Reverb has launched a vinyl buying and selling website called Reverb LP. It connects the right users using software comparable to dating website match.com, apparently. Read more here.
Pete Wrong. Radio 1 and dance legend Pete Tong is touring a dance classics live show where he reinterprets iconic tracks with a huge orchestra and conductor Jules Buckley. One of the tracks in the set list is ‘Unfinished Sympathy’ by Massive Attack, and the trip-hoppers aren’t happy with it. See below for why.
Big Behringer leak. Earlier this week, Behringer’s website displayed information pertaining to a load of product design concepts by mistake. In a Facebook post (below), Behringer claim that this was all a big accident, but the leak hints that they’re working on clones of a huge range of classic synths and drum machines, including the LinnDrum, Octave Cat, Oberheim DMX and many more.
Sold. Apple has bought Shazam and it will “enable us to continue innovating and delivering magic for our users”. Read a statement on it here.
Finally another SYNTHstuff blurb. This time about the eccentric 1983 Yamaha MK100 keyboard/synth that uses a pretty unfamiliar synthesis method -> sounddemos + little article on https://t.co/BdYSiwwnFT pic.twitter.com/lvx5z5xQwz
— Legowelt Official (@DWolfers) December 13, 2017
Get to know. Synth Lord Legowelt investigates the Yamaha MK100 with a blog post and some demos on his website.