Haunted Ink

By Michael Heumann | For fans of Pye Corner Audio, Children of the Stones, modular synths, and science fiction

my first experience with a Buchla Music Easel

Only You Can Stop ‘The Expanse’ From Becoming the Next Canceled Sci-Fi Classic

Syfy’s epic space show <i>The Expanse</i> is a smash hit among science fiction fans, drawing praise from websites like io9 and Ars Technica and from …

Science Fiction

Choosing the Right Oscillator for Your Eurorack

The staggering assortment of oscillator modules available for Eurorack synthesizers can make choosing the right module an exasperating process …

Sound Design

10 Essential Werner Herzog Movies, From Divine Wrath to Gonzo Docs

10<p>By ,<p>For nearly 55 years, he’s chronicled the weird, the wild and the obsessed ... and with two new films coming out in April (<i>Queen of the Desert,</i> …


Seven ‘wyrd’ TV programmes from 1977 – a golden harvest of folk horror

With the spring equinox upon us, it’s the time of the year when ceremony, the esoteric and the occult are once more released into the social heart of …

Sigur Ros Buchla Easel Cover Untitled #1 Vaka

#metromodular #MM3203A #testeagle Its a binding post for interfacing eurorack with test equipment and banana synths

Remembering the Great Sci-Fi Artist Jean ‘Mœbius’ Giraud

French comic artist Jean Giraud succumbed to cancer on this day in 2012.<p>Better known to the world by his pen name “Mœbius”, Giraud began illustrating …

Science Fiction

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time - Page 5 | Pitchfork

• EG<p>Evening Star<p>10<p>Though it contains Brian Eno’s signature lolling synthesizers, <i>Evening Star</i>, more than much of his ambient work, has a feeling of induction. That welcomeness owes much to King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp’s warm noodling and plucking; he’s like a wedding musician if the whole world …


Harvard Scientists Theorize That Fast Radio Bursts Come From Alien Space Travel

Could these mysterious flashes of radio waves come from a planet-sized device to power alien spacecraft?<p>Fast radio bursts (FRB) are perhaps the most mysterious phenomena we observe in the cosmos. Earlier this year, astronomers announced they had pinpointed an FRB for the first time in a dwarf …


Reïncarnation of the patchmatrix :) #emssynthi #robhordijk #modularsynth #vintagesynth #synthesizer #gearporn #livesetup #revival


NASA Released Its Software for Free. Here's What You Need to Download.

Who Doesn’t Like Free Stuff?<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, and everything is available for free download, without any royalty …


Eurorack Coded CV Sedra+Espinoza Morphing Formant Filter by Ren

Motomouth 12HP Eurorack Compatible, Single Coded Control-Voltage Input, 16 Vowel, Sedra+Espinoza (DABP) Analog Morphing Formant Filter

AFG2 Now Available!

The newest version of the Livewire Synthesizer Audio Frequency Generator is in stock at participating dealers (list below).<p>Updated features …

#modular #rossumelectromusic #morpheus #mutableinstruments #braids Morpheus Filter Sequence test🙂


Rethinking Durrington Walls: a long-lost monument revealed

Durrington Walls, two miles from Stonehenge, is named after the Neolithic henge that calls the location home. But with ongoing research revealing a …


Movie Review: The Girl With All The Gifts tries to put a fresh spin on overripe zombie clichés

<i>The Girl With All The Gifts</i> is anchored by one central image, one striking enough to show up on the poster and pop up every few scenes in the film itself: a beautiful little girl in a Hannibal Lecter mask. Devoid of context, the image is intriguing, promising something utterly original and deeply …


Open Source Project Brings Ableton Link To Modular Synths

Developer <b>Vincenzo Pacella</b> has shared an open-source project to bring <b>Ableton Link</b> to modular synthesizers.<p>The project, pink-0, is a hardware shield …

UI Design

Eurorack Module Manufacturers

Eurorack module manufacturers around the world. Compiled by circuitburst. Last update: Mar 13, 2017. Massive thanks to MODULARGrid: …

Sci-Fi Sundays: Amazing Science Fiction, April 1958

This week I got a chance to un-pack this collection. I've had it for about 10 years now and it has been in boxes the whole time.<p>I absolutely love …

Science Fiction

2.18.17 #er301 #whimsicalraps #threesisters #makenoisemusic #doepfer #mangrove #monome #kria #verbos #ansible

So You Want to Read Alternate History: Here’s Where to Start

All of us have probably wondered how the world might have changed had history gone in a different direction. Alternate history authors make these …

Science Fiction

Synthrotek Ribbon Eurorack Module Touch Interface - MST

Archaeoacoustics – The Mysterious Sounds of Ancient Places

Many of us like to visit the ruins of ancient monuments and temples, trying to picture what went on at these places. But it tends to be a silent …


‘The Expanse’ Isn’t Just Awesome TV—It’s Transforming TV

<i>The Walking Dead</i>, <i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Outlander</i>: Some of the best genre fare on TV is based on books. Yet, until relatively recently, most authors had …


Thought Your Mind Was Blown by Arrival? Wait Until You See the Clues You Missed

Production designer Patrice Vermette and set decorator Paul Hotte take us behind the scenes.<p><i>With voting open for this year’s Oscars, we’re taking a closer look at some of the craftspeople nominated for the year’s best films—from the people who re-created the Golden Age of Hollywood for the Coen</i> …

Paramount Pictures

The unsound methods of AUDINT

AUDINT – whose name is an abbreviation of Audio Intelligence – is a research cell with a double aim: to conduct theoretical and artistic experiments …

World War II