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Howard Jones is playing a series of dates in North America this fall . On most of the dates, he’ll be performing Humans Lib & Dream Into Action albums in their entirety. I’ve copied the basic info from his tour page and pasted it below. Both albums were remastered in... Read more →


An FYI for my bay area, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale readers - my friends Robert Edgar and Jack Hertz will appear Friday October 14th at the Art Institute of California/Sunnyvale at 7:00 pm. Visit the Facebook page for more info. If you live in the area stop by and support this... Read more →


I was first introduced to Armen Ra’s music through the radio show and podcast Spellbound, a brief program of music for theremin where I heard the song “Dle Yaman”. The song is both beautiful and haunting. I immediately bought his album Plays the Theremin which is simply fantastic. Most of... Read more →


Early last week I got a message from Denver Sound Designer James Kojac of Syndicate Synthetique. "I happen to have a pre release DSI/Linn Tempest sitting in front of me… I figured you may want to swing by and check it out.” Duh! Of course I jumped at the chance... Read more →


Back in late August Tara Busch (http://analogsuicide.com/) released The Rocket Wife EP. Sales of the album benefit the Bob Moog Foundation. The album is available on bandcamp and I’ve embedded a preview below. It’s a great EP with some cool ethereal tracks featuring Tara’s awesome synth work and vocal stylings.... Read more →


Puremagnetik just released a new sound library of high quality multisampled wooden marimba instruments called MalletPak One. This Micropak was created in collaboration with Richard Lainhart. In addition to being an award-winning composer, author, and filmmaker – Richard also spent a number of years as a jazz vibraphonist. Puremagnetik conducted... Read more →


I picked up the Speakeasy CD by dRachEmUsiK at the merch table at Electro-Music 2011 and it’s now in my favorites playlist. dRachEmUsiK is the most recent project by international, award wining electronic musician, sound designer and producer Charles Shriner. I first met Charles last year at EM2010 and really... Read more →