Electronic music

  Electronic music, its history in a concise overview   The history of electronic music is a long one. This article will highlight the milestones, thus providing a concise overview.     An important development…

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Ron Boots

  The Story of Ron Boots   Introduction His favorite bands and artists include Simple Minds, David Sylvian (from the band Japan), Pearl Jam, Marillion and film composers John Williams and Maurice Jarre (the father…

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Zalza

  Zalza Zalza was featured in episode #73, broadcast on 27 January 2017   Track played (from the album “Out of Memory”) 1. Press CLR For Clear   About Zalza Eric Alexander Bulér Forrest, better…

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Andrulian

  Andrulian Andrulian was featured in episode #62, broadcast on 11 November 2016   Track played 1. Sunday Constitutional (from album Sunday Constitutional, 2016)   About Andrulian Andrulian is an artist who explores the realms…

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Ded.Pixel

  Ded.Pixel Ded.Pixel was featured in episode #52, broadcast on 2 September 2016   Tracks played (all from the album “Form.Follows.Function.”) 1. Are.We.Still.Here? (Original Mix) 2. Malignant. (Original Mix) 3. Nil. (Original Mix)   About…

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Levente

  Levente Levente was featured in episode #52, broadcast on 2 September 2016   Tracks played (all from the album “The Dowland Shores”) 1. Human Is 2. Stigmata 3. Imperial Truths   Bio Levente (Levente…

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Vieon

  Vieon Vieon was featured in episode #52, broadcast on 2 September 2016   Tracks played (all from the album “Fly By Light”) 1. Fly By Light (Original Mix) 2. Extant (Original Mix) 3. Transmission…

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A.V.A Live Radio

  A.V.A Live Radio: a wonderful American radio station!     With this post I would like to draw your attention to a wonderful American radio station: A.V.A Live Radio. This radio station is dedicated…

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Mastering music

  Mastering music with iZotope Ozone 6 Advanced   Today it’s time for a somewhat technical story, but I think it’s a nice one. Nice for your ears, that is. It’s about the process of…

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A Mind Trip

  A Mind Trip – Dreamworld & Other Playlists   Review by Kent Manthie, Independent Review There’s some groovy ambient music spinning our way and it is the product of none other than Brainvoyager, a one-man…

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Interview Brainvoyager

  Interview Brainvoyager by Jacqueline Jax   Host Jacqueline Jax of A.V.A. Live Radio interviews Brainvoyager for her radio show ‘Behind the music with Jacqueline Jax’, May 2015     How did you get your…

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First encounter with EM

  First encounter: a nice little story   Prologue   As ‘Brainvoyager’… …my father produces electronic music nowadays. You can discover his music here on this website. In this post about his first encounter with…

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Enigma

  The Story of Enigma   Enigma is a German new age band formed in 1990 by Michael Cretu, David Fairstein and Frank Peterson. The Romanian-born Cretu conceived the Enigma project while working in Germany,…

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The Theremin

  The Theremin, the very first electronic instrument   The theremin, originally known as the ætherphone/etherphone, thereminophone or termenvox/thereminvox, is an early electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the thereminist (performer). It is…

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Kraftwerk

  The Story of Kraftwerk   Kraftwerk, (“power station”) is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf, and fronted by them until Schneider’s departure in 2008….

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Brian Eno

  The story of Brian Eno   Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, (born 15 May 1948 and originally christened Brian Peter George Eno), professionally known as Brian Eno or…

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Biosphere

  The Story of Biosphere   Biosphere is the main recording name of Geir Jenssen (born May 30, 1962), a Norwegian musician who has released a notable catalogue of ambient electronic music. He is well…

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The Music Sequencer

  The music sequencer: what is it and what can it do? A music sequencer is a machine that ‘plays’ musical performances. It tells equipment that can make musical sounds (ie, play pitches, chords, or…

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Burial

  The Story of Burial   William Emmanuel Bevan, better known by his stage name Burial, is an electronic recording artist from London. His music contains elements of dubstep, 2-step garage, ambient and house music….

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Vangelis

  The Story of Vangelis   Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou (Greek: Ευάγγελος Οδυσσέας Παπαθανασίου; born 29 March 1943), professionally known as Vangelis, is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock and orchestral music….

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Introduction making Music

  Introduction making Music – Tutorial part 1   Here is a concise tutorial, consisting of seven parts and therefore divided over seven individual posts, about the composing, orchestrating, and recording/production process of music. It is intended…

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Instruments

Instruments – Tutorial part 2 Here is a concise tutorial, consisting of seven parts and therefore divided over seven individual posts, about the instruments, composing, orchestrating, and recording/production process of music. It is intended for beginner…

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Musical Synthesis

Musical Synthesis – Tutorial part 3 Here is a concise tutorial, consisting of seven parts and therefore divided over seven individual posts, about the composing, musical synthesis, orchestrating, and recording/production process of music. It is…

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Learning about Instruments

  Learning about Instruments – Tutorial part 4   Here is a concise tutorial, consisting of seven parts and therefore divided over seven individual posts, about the composing, orchestrating, and recording/production process of music. It is…

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Home Studio

Home Studio – Tutorial part 5 Here is a concise tutorial, consisting of seven parts and therefore divided over seven individual posts, about the composing, orchestrating, and recording/production process of music. It is intended for beginner…

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Mixing and Editing

Mixing and Editing – Tutorial part 6 Here is a concise tutorial, consisting of seven parts and therefore divided over seven individual posts, about the composing, orchestrating, and recording/production process of music. It is intended for…

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Useful Links

  Useful Links – Tutorial part 7   Here is a concise tutorial, consisting of seven parts and therefore divided over seven individual posts, about the composing, orchestrating, and recording/production process of music. It is intended…

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Steve Roach

  The Story of Steve Roach   This biography concerns Steve’s life and career until June 2003. As a pioneering cornerstone of ambient-atmospheric-electronic music, internationally-renowned artist Steve Roach has dedicated nearly three decades to exploring…

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Ableton Live 9

  Ableton Live 9 shifts the focus back   It’s been four years since Ableton Live 8 was released. Can you believe it? Empires rise and fall in less time than that. Despite this apparent…

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Spectrasonics Omnisphere

  Spectrasonics Omnisphere software synthesizer for Mac & PC     Spectrasonics’ ambitious new sample-based power synth explores the realms of psychoacoustics and organic synthesis while running on a Steam engine — what can this…

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Miscellaneous

  Miscellaneous: when it doesn’t fit in the other Categories       Speak your mind here I don’t know right now what to put here. But it definitely doesn’t fit into the other categories. Is there something I…

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