Time again for the Japanese Techno Girl Love TR-727 & TR-707 & TB-303

January 11, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

A Japanese woman’s bride practice

The operating check of TR-727 is carried out.

- Roland TR-707 (DrumBeats) DIN-SNYC MASTER
- Roland TR-727 (Percussion) DYN-SYNC SLAVE
- Roland TB-303 (AcidBass) DYN-SYNC SLAVE
- BOSS BX-800 (8ch Mixer) We Love Noisy Mixer !
- BOSS RSD-10 (Delay) Small Pretty Kawaii
- ???? HeavyMetal (Distortion) It does not know well.

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Akebono Collection – sample-based emulation of the Akebono Koto Synthesizer

January 9, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

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Icebreaker Audio has announced the Akebono Collection, a sample-based emulation of the Akebono Koto Synthesizer, a unique suitcase instrument from Japan.

Akebono was released exclusively in Japan some time in the 1980s. It was designed as a portable practice instrument for Koto players, and as such it features many unique features that are intended to make performing in the traditional style a lot easier than using a MIDI keyboard.

All sounds were meticulously sampled and integrated into in a custom Kontakt instrument that emulates the performance options available on the original hardware.

Akebono Collection features

  • All 15 instrument sounds and 13 percussion sounds sampled.
  • 24-bit 48kHz sample quality.
  • Original performance features emulated with custom scripts.
  • 7 impulse responses of the original speaker.
  • 5 custom and easy-to-use effects: Amp, EQ, Mod, Echo, and Dynamics.

The Akebono Collection for Kontakt is available to purchase for £12.50 GBP. Requires full version of Kontakt 4 or 5.

Get it here >>

Japanese Techno Girl Love MC-202 & TB-303 & TR-606

October 29, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Awesome :-D

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A Japanese woman’s bride practice

MainPhrase 「SAKURA 」 A traditional children’s song of Japan

- Roland MC-202 (Sequence & “SAKURA”) DIN-SNYC MASTER
- Roland TR-606 (DrumBeats) DYN-SYNC SLAVE
- Roland TB-303 (AcidBass)  DYN-SYNC SLAVE
- BOSS BX-800 (8ch Mixer)  I Love Noisy Mixer !

by PuneumaRecord
http://www.pneuma.sakura.ne.jp/
http://pneuma.sblo.jp/
https://twitter.com/KousokuNabla

Japanese artist Olive Oil meets Maschine

September 26, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Don’t forget to turn your captions on. Japanese beat mastermind Olive Oil chops, arranges, and mixes his tracks entirely in MASCHINE.

Video details below:

http://www.native-instruments.com/mas…

He and his brother, visual artist Popy Oil, are part of Oilworks – an independent artist collective manufacturing and distributing records, clothes, paintings, and more from their shop in Fukuoka. To celebrate this new MASCHINE video, we’re giving away a custom MASCHINE hand-painted by Popy Oil. Visit MASCHINE on Facebook tomorrow and enter to win.

Pink Floyd “The Great Gig in the Sky ” performed by Vocaloid

August 29, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

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ボーカロイドにピンクフロイド「虚空のスキャット」を歌わせてみた。
made Vocaloid sing “The Great Gig in the Sky ”
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Japanese beatmasters love Maschine

August 23, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Learn how Maschine elevates the game of five Japanese beatmasters in this exclusive video. http://www.native-instruments.com/mas…

Beat warrior DJ Baku, performance duo Hifana, Fukuoka’s talented Olive Oil, the international touring Kaito, and five-time DMC world champion Kireek all use Maschine to elevate their productions.

Live Techno Jam in Tokyo

February 18, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

A live recording of some Tokyo-style micro house.
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Recorded live in one take in Harajuku, Tokyo, JP. Rhythm Droid is a live house and techno artist based out of Tokyo and Los Angeles. Thirteen year veteran of laptop-free club music. This song will be reworked and featured on the forthcoming debut album “Rhythm Droid” to be released 2013.

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Roland Synth Story Tour

October 25, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Roland has come a long way since its inception in 1972. Its synths, drum machines and effects have been used on some of the most famous records ever and have helped artists push sonic boundaries, creating new sounds and even radical new musical genres.  Taking part over three dates in November, the Roland Synth Story tour will explore this rich history through a roster of artists and experts. Roland says that it’s an exciting opportunity for visitors to learn more about the company’s synths, speak to three musical icons and even get their hands on some classic Roland vintage gear.

The panel of experts, including Richard Barbieri (Porcupine Tree and Japan), Graham Massey (808 State) and Jody Wisternoff (Way Out West) will all talk about their experiences creating electronic music as well as discussing their favourite Roland synths. They’ll also be on hand to answer questions and chat to visitors after the event. All three guests are intrinsically linked to the history of the synthesizer. Richard Barbieri’s first ever synth was the Roland System 700, and he’s never looked back. His band, Japan, notched up numerous hits in the ’80s and they became a cornerstone of the influential synth-pop movement.

Graham Massey infamously named his band ’808 State’ after the famous Roland TR-808 drum machine, which – along with the TB-303 – was an essential component to the way the band produced their music.

Jody Wisternoff uses a stable of Roland synths, including the Juno-106 and the legendary Jupiter-8, to make progressive house and breaks as one half of Way Out West. Their music didn’t just hit the charts, it also found its way into TV shows and video games.

Guests will also have the chance to get their hands on some rare and ultra-covetable Roland gear, including the following: Jupiter-8, Juno-60, Jupiter-6, Jupiter-4, Juno-106, JX-8P, D-50, JD-800, JV-1080, JP-8000 and XV-5080.

Dates and Venues

  • 26 Nov. – The Roland Music Academy, Walsall College, Walsall
  • 28 Nov. – The Roland Music Academy, Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College
  • 29 Nov. – Huddersfield University, Huddersfield

Pricing and Availability:
Free but spaces are limited and demand is high (two tickets per person)

More information:

TANSU Synth DEMO

October 8, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

Released last week, here´s the first demo of the new iOS synth

Description:

The iOS application – which is named “TANSU (dresser)”, is a miniature
version of a Modular Analog Synthesizer. This synthesizer is the same as the
one used and mastered by Hideki Matsutake of LOGIC SYSTEM.

The sounds that were sampled and used for the VCO (Voltage Controlled
Oscillator) come directly from the actual “TANSU” owned by Hideki Matsutake
himself.
In addition, it also contains many original LOGIC SYSTEM recordings. The
application condenses the fun, experience and sound of an actual modular
synthesizer onto the small screen of an iPhone!!

What will the sound be like when using the application? This application is
focused on providing the user with the feeling and excitement of using the
actual synthesizer for which it is based.

Not only for a techno fan, but for any music lover!! Feel what it is like to
create your own music!!
Try this application to experience the “the birth of sound and music.”

Get it here >>

Forest and Trees – experimental sound installation

October 3, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

“Forest and Trees” is an installation of moving images and sounds employing 12 digital photo frames.
The animation and its sound effects playing through the internal speakers of each frame gradually
come together to form music.

This work will be exhibited at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.

“Search for New Synesthesia”
mot-art-museum.jp/eng/schedule.html

This video is list version for vimeo.

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youtube.com/watch?v=P0EGtHNHp2s

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