After being an emerging name in Romania’s Drone/Doom Metal scene under the name Tauusk and releasing several albums, Răzvan...
A blogzine about modular synthesizers, music experiments and life without presets
After being an emerging name in Romania’s Drone/Doom Metal scene under the name Tauusk and releasing several albums, Răzvan Lazea-Postelnicu turned to the modular for further inspiration, attracted by its extended sonic palette. His new project Topographer inherits some of the traits found in his previous musical journey, keeping [...]Hannes
“Ambient is un-rock and roll because it’s built up by layers, whereas rock is about jamming: instruments fit together like cogs, forming a rhythmic engine that kicks your ass. Ambient is kind to your ass. It’s sofa rock, Erik Satie’s ‘furniture music’.”
“Modular Synthesizer Videos Are the YouTube Rabbit Hole You Won’t Want to Leave” says this article on Pitchfork, and we have a hard time disagreeing.Hannes
Austin Cairns, who lives in the San Francisco Bay area, has been making music under the moniker R Beny for some time now. You probably have seen his videos around, as he is also an active youtuber. His name gets mentioned surprisingly often when talking about modulars and ambient music and been inspiring many people to follow a similar [...]Hannes
Blinking Lights is a space for short intermissions. Things grabbed from the internet. Short and shiny. Few words leaving space to more pictures and sounds.
This fist Blinking Lights brings you episode four of a podcast by Nuun on radio.computer dedicated to modular music.
Blinking Lights is a space for short intermissions. Things grabbed from the internet. Short and shiny. Few words leaving space to more pictures and sounds. This fist Blinking Lights brings you episode four of a podcast by Nuun on radio.computer dedicated to modular music.Hannes
We’re back! It’s been quite a while since our last post, but you know… life happens. For all of you who still visit this place from time to time: thanks a lot! You owned yourself our heartfelt gratitude! For everybody else: welcome to Horizontalpitch! The last years have been quite a bit of a journey for all of us here (both [...]Hannes
You’ve all probably seen it by now, Behringer has jumped into the synth market and is about to release a polyphonic analogue keyboard synth. This would be a totally unrelated story, if not for one sentence by Richard Devine, who, in the first teaser video, describes this new synth with the words: “It sounds very [...]Hannes
Cover photo by Ian Wallman If you’ve never heard about Scanner then you’ve probably been spending the last 20 years on the un-illuminated side of a far away planet listening to … well … basically nothing. Calling him prolific and multi-talented is almost an understatement. Since the beginning of his career he’s released [...]Hannes
<a href=”http://jericho2k.bandcamp.com/album/modular-diary-2″>Modular Diary by Jericho</a> Horizontalpitch: First of all, tell us a little bit about Jericho. What is Jericho and how long have you been active with this moniker? Jericho: My real name is Sebastian Steininger. I’m from Nuremberg, southern Germany. [...]Hannes