Tag: Oval

  • 6 Electronic Tracks That Kick Butt Without a Kick Drum

    6 Electronic Tracks That Kick Butt Without a Kick Drum

    There’s nothing quite like a four-on-the-floor beat to get your feet tappin’, heads bobbin’, and butts movin’. But as any truly clued-in musician knows, sometimes less truly is more. In fact, there are many creative ways to produce rhythmically forward-driving music without that dependable low-end kick pulse. So let’s look at six tracks broadly fitting […]

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  • Compact Discs as Expanded Instruments: Pioneers of Hacked CD Sound Art

    Compact Discs as Expanded Instruments: Pioneers of Hacked CD Sound Art

    History and Context of the CD The Compact Disc (CD) was introduced into commercial ubiquity on October 1, 1982, alongside the world’s first-ever CD player, the SONY CDP-101. Billy Joel’s sixth studio album, 52nd Street, was selected to be the first recording issued on this new digital audio format, which is hilarious considering that particular […]

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Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk