The Pain Machinery – “Hours + Hours” (The Klinik)

September 15, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

In this cover The Pain Machinery takes on The Klinik’s classic song Hours + Hours – take it way >>

You may also want to check out TPM’s latest release:

The Pain Machinery and Complete Control Productions proudly present the new
TPM album Restart. More potent than ever before, the sound takes influences from
classic UK synth punk, Chicago acid house and Belgian industrial disco,
combining them with a futuristic groove. Featuring guest appearances from //TENSE//
among others. This is music both for the mind and for the (darkest) dancefloors.
Audio/video teasers are available here. View the press release here.

The vinyl edition of Restart is limited to 300 copies (the first 100 on clear blue vinyl).
A download coupon for the digital version of the album is included.

 

Track list (vinyl edition):

A1. Liquid Silver A2. Kick A3. Outside A4. Wired

B1. Running Red B2. There Will Be Blood B3. Damage B4. Like Ice (Vinyl mix)

 

Track list (digital edition):

01. Liquid Silver 02. Kick 03. Outside 04. Wired
05. Running Red 06. There Will Be Blood 07. Damage
08. Like Ice (Digi mix) 09. Running Red (Bonus Beats)

Available 29 June on LP, Cassette and Digital formats. Buy here (vinyl),
here (digital) or from various other outlets.

Roland ProMars synth playing Gary Numan’s “Are Friends Electric”

September 14, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

First cover using the Roland Promars analog synthesizer. Tubeway Army used to use Minimoog for the lead part. The Promars has two VCO’s (and a sub oscillator) even thought it is more limited than the Moog.
This is a cover based on the live version.

The ProMars CompuPhonic is essentially a classic, monophonic version of the Jupiter 4. It has 10 preset sounds (not too great) and 10 user programmable preset patches. The preset sounds include Bass, String, Clavi, Piano, Voice, Trombone, Sax, Trumpet, Synth I and Synth II. A very standard and well laid out set of knobs, sliders and edit controls give you the power to create some really cool sounds.

There are two individual VCO oscillators that can be de-tuned, a nice VCF (filter) with its own ADSR, a typical VCA envelope section, a nice LFO and a pitch/mod wheel that can effect the LFO, VCF or VCA. It even has a noise generator.

The Promars Compuphonic makes a unique alternative to other Roland SH-type synths since, although it has very SH-type controls and layout, its sound and preset capabilities are more like the famous Jupiter synths and at a fraction of the cost. Nice wood casing and Vintage appeal.

Gear used.
Upper: Roland Promars MRS-2
Mid: Roland JP8000
Lower (Midied to the JP): Kurzweil PC1x

Backtrack recorded on Pro Tools.

Original song composed by Gary Numan

OTO VS THE ROBOTS (KRAFTWERK COVER)

July 2, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Nice Kraftwerk cover featuring the OTO Bisquit:

oto biscuit+electribe emx (only waveshaper fx)

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Using true 8-bit converters, digital processing and analog resonant filters, Biscuit opens up a wide range of sounds from harsh distortion, digital and aliasing artifacts to warm and fat 8-bit sounds.

Producers, deejays, musicians and sound lovers can use BISCUIT to extend their sound creation possibilties.

Teenage Engineering OP-1 cover of Daniel Miller’s “Warm Leatherette”

June 25, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

A cover of warm leatherette by the normal put together on a teenage op1.

“Warm Leatherette” was released as the B-side to “T.V.O.D.”, the only single by Miller’s musical project The Normal. It was the very first release on his Mute Records label, and an early example of the then-burgeoning industrial music genre. The lyrics of the song reference J.G. Ballard’s controversial 1973 novel Crash.

Miller plays a series of sawtooth waves on a $150 Korg 700S synthesizer. It was recorded in his apartment using 2 ReVox B-77 tape machines. With ‘Mute 1′ written on it, it sold thirty thousand copies

And here’s the original version:

“O.K HERES A PUZZLE, THE NORMAL,ROBERT RENTAL BECOMES DANIEL MILLER.
THERE WAS NO VID FOR THIS SONG,SO I MADE ONE UP FROM A LIVE CLIP FROM WHEN DANIEL MILLER GIGGED WITH ROBERT RENTAL AS THE NORMAL,THIS WAS THE ONLY SINGLE FROM THE NORMALSO ENJOY.”

Swedish synth act Diskodiktator returns with an Elegant Machiner cover album

June 13, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Diskodiktator’s Johan Billing has returned from the silent part of the world with a new musical project. Johan Billing did a full cover of the debut album from S.P.O.C.K last year. This summer it’s all about the first album by Elegant Machinery.

Billings vehicle for this project is again Diskodiktator Electric Orchestra with whom he is currently working on “Degraded Faces” bringing you 10 tracks of Elegant Machinery covers as you’ve never heard them before.

Listen to it here:

Making a cover of Duran Duran’s “Save a Prayer”

June 11, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Synth spotting featuring a Duran Duran classic:

This is but a small part of the “process” in making my next Cover. It is a bit long, made a mistake so had to start again. A few more tracks (guitar) to record, then in a few weeks I’ll upload.

U2 Tribute (Live Electronic Performance) – Pride + Vertigo

May 15, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

2 Electronic covers of songs by the band U2, arranged and performed by Gil Assayas. The songs are “Pride (In the Name of Love)” and “Vertigo”.

Sui Sibi Se Se – Of Love and Robots

April 24, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Background information:

In the studio working on a cover of Kraftwerk’s “The Robots,” which will be featured on the forthcoming Of Love and Robots EP. This (almost) all modular EP features covers of classics by Kraftwerk, Gary Numan / Tubeway Army, Giorgio Moroder, and more.

Sui Sibi Se Se – Of Love and Robots EP. Music for your self.

YMO SEOUL MUSIC COVER

July 27, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Enjoy :-)

Scott Weiland Performs Depeche Mode’s “But Not Tonight”

May 24, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

http://youtu.be/SmyLHs9FoKw

BEWARE: Scott Weiland Performs “But Not Tonight” on Jimmy Kimmel Live :-)

Stone Temple Pilots, often abbreviated to STP, is an American rock band from San Diego, California that consists of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass guitar, vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitar), and Eric Kretz (drums, percussion). The band’s early hard rock, grunge-reminiscent style of music found them immediate success in 1992 with the release of their debut album “Core”. Further releases from the band have shown a variety of influences, and as such the band is considered to transcend the genre barrier.

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