Enter the laboratory of a 1950’s electronic studio with Berna 2.0

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Long before Bob Moog and Wendy Carlos brought electronic music to the mainstream beeps, sweeps and noises were being pioneered inside European radio laboratories. Berna 2.0 attempts to emulate that exciting new world of oscillators, filters, modulators, tape recorders and mixers with a fabulous amount of realism and historical accuracy. Berna Built by sound artist […]

ETHER: another weird object from Soma Labs – it captures electromagnetic waves

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While we’re waiting on the fascinating Pulsar-23 to emerge Soma Labs keeps us entertained with other gadgets and instruments. This one is called ETHER and is a wide-band pocket receiver that turns the electromagnetic landscape around you into a live soundscape that you control and manipulate by walking around and waving it. ETHER They describe it […]

Synthetic Sound Labs give the humble Music Thing Radio Music a 5U upgrade

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The Music Thing Radio Music is a cool little Eurorack sample player. Stick some samples in the SD slot in the front and then you can dial through the samples like you would radio stations. It’s fun and simple and a 75 quid Eurorack kit. Synthetic Sound Labs (SSL, although not that SSL) have transformed […]