Design Clipboard is a new series of articles I plan to write here on Horizontalpitch. As you can guess from the name, these...
A blog about music experiments, design, modular synthesizers, and life without presets.
Chosen Waves 021: MOWUKIS – Anything With Colors
Title: Anything With ColorsArtist: MOWUKISAlbum: Was this part of what you believed?Year: 2020Label: MARE NOSTRUM Records Was this part of what you believed? by MOWUKIS How was this track born? MOWUKIS: If I recall things correctly, this track came out of two completely different jam sessions. One was about trying out ideas on the piano, [...]Hannes
Step Into the Time Machine: MMOW, the Graphic Novel That Never Was, Pt.1
MMOW, aka Music Makers of the World was a graphic novel project I had conceived between 2009 and 2011. MMOW was supposed to take place between fact and fiction and be a mix of interviews and real-life stories, embedded in a fictional narrative frame. Unfortunately the project never came into existence, but I did make […]Hannes
Chosen Waves 020: Benjamin Mauch – (H)over
Title: (H)overArtist: Benjamin MauchAlbum: A (C)able Tethered to the SkyYear: 2020Label: Self-released A (C)able Tethered to the Sky by Benjamin Mauch How was this track born? Benjamin: “(H)over” was initially a test for myself. I wanted to write a very long sequence, one that was melodically interesting, but also somewhat [...]Hannes
Chosen Waves 019: Hélène Vogelsinger – Illumination
Title: IlluminationArtist: Hélène VogelsingerAlbum: ContemplationYear: 2020Label: Modularfield Contemplation by Hélène Vogelsinger How was this track born? Hélène: Illumination was born in March this year, exactly 5 days before the lockdown in France. But the process of its creation really started a month earlier, when I first visited [...]Hannes
Blinking Lights 005: Fuzzy Loops
Some things old and new. As mentioned in one of the previous Blinking Lights posts I do like to swap albums with other artists. So far, all these trades have brought me into possession of some wonderful albums, which perhaps I would otherwise never have found out about. I’m happy to say that the trend […]Hannes