Tag: Modular

Nerd Alert: John Frusciante’s Music Studio Is Fiery Hot

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante is releasing an electronic EP, a release recorded with a studio packed with enough analog gear to make your head explode. Some may describe his studio as eternal nirvana, others may judge it simply as a pretty solid setup. Regardless, he’s got his shit down, hoarding a list of wacky audio machines, all of which include six MC202s, Roland TR Drum Machines such as the 808, a Juno 106, a large modular synth assembled by his bandmate Chris McDonald, Oberheim OB-X, 3-4 Mixers… I think you get the picture. Just please be sure to place a napkin over your keyboard before ... Read more

Rolands Adds AIRA Modular Options With SYSTEM-1m

With roots in the very origins of electronic music, AIRA is a new series of products designed to meet the evolving needs of the contemporary electronic musician. In the studio or on the stage, AIRA brings genre-defining sounds and modern performance features to a new generation. While computers dominate so many music production activities today, artists still seek inspiration through the sonic character and responsive feel of traditional analog hardware. AIRA products emphasize the spontaneous creativity and hands-on performance inspired by these vintage electronic instruments while integrating neatly into today’s computer-based production environments. At this year’s Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Roland revealed ... Read more