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Modular Music

Music made with modulars. Because that’s what we got the thing for in the first place, didn’t we?

In the 80s, when I was a kid, we used to have this thing on TV called “intervallo”. It mostly consisted in slow, soothing music over photos of pictoresque Italian locations.

Here’s an example:

Recently I decided to reinterpret this concept – somehow turning it upside down – using pieces of music from my Kurodama project. This is mostly to create an outlet for my musical sketches and bits of footage that I record here and there. These videos will all be roughly 1min long, which is an interesting length for quick experiments and prevents me from getting lost in the minutiae that come with making longer tracks.

Intervallo #01

In the 80s, when I was a kid, we used to have this thing on TV called “intervallo”. It mostly consisted in slow, soothing music over photos of pictoresque Italian locations. Here’s an example: Recently I decided to reinterpret this concept – somehow turning it upside down – using pieces of music from my Kurodama [...]

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Modular Spaces pt.4: Focused Desks

In the previous instalments of Modular Spaces we’ve been looking at all sorts of places for musical creation: wardrobes, corners and even people’s workplaces. This time, it’s the most obvious location you can imagine: the desk. The two people featured in this article have one thing common: their desks are clean, minimal [...]

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Chosen Waves 017: Lucid Grain

The world of modular synthesis is sometimes a world made of solitary exploration, of musical monologues. You don’t encounter many projects that involve more than one person, let alone “modular bands”. It’s neither good nor bad and there’s many things that could be said about this, but I’ll leave that [...]

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