If you know my work for Mutable Instruments and other modular synth companies, you know that I’m a big proponent of...
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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
Chosen Waves 018: Lucid Grain – Lost Memories
Welcome back to another episode of Chosen Waves! Before we get to the track and what the artists have to tell us about it, a little service announcement. As you might notice in a minute, this format has changed. We’re going back to what we initially had envisioned this to be: a way to showcase […]Hannes
My relationship with eurorack
We’re really happy to present you this first guest post on Horizontalpitch by Claude Aldous. Claude creates a very interesting print-only fanzine called Deft Esoterica. If you’re into exploratory, experimental sounds, I urge you to check it out here: deftesoterica.bandcamp.com. Together with his partner Ola he plays in an [...]Hannes
Blinking Lights 004: One Last Thing
I’ve recently started to do album trades. It’s a fun way to discover new music and get in touch with other musicians. Through such a trade I got this lovely album, by the Portuguese musician João M. Santos, who goes under the name The Daily Misconceptions. It’s exactly the right amount of dreamy moods, bell-like […]Hannes
A Look Back and a Look Forward
We started this blog in 2015, on april 1st. It could have been an april fool, but our intent was actually pretty serious. We set out to create a magazine in blog form, that would provide the community with in-depth articles about making music with Eurorack modular systems and talk about artists who chose to […]Hannes
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 [...]Hannes