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From modular synthesis, standalone synthesizers and Eurorack, to unusual electronic instruments, Buchla, Ciat-Lonbarde and the arts. Esoteric Modulation is a fortnightly podcast that is about all the latest exciting gear and news of electronic music and the arts. We cover a wide array of interesting equipment, synths, modular and the slightly unusual esoteric side of electronic instruments. We have regular guests covering news, instruments, and art projects that merge sound and visual arts together in interesting ways! We answer listener questions, feature our favourite acts on Bandcamp, and look at the latest up-and-coming events not to be missed! So keep your finger on the pulse, and don't miss a show by subscribing to our Podcast on your favourite service or hit our website for more information!

From modular synthesis, standalone synthesizers and Eurorack, to unusual electronic instruments, Buchla, Ciat-Lonbarde and the arts. Esoteric Modulation is a fortnightly podcast that is about all the latest exciting gear and news of electronic music and the arts. We cover a wide array of interesting equipment, synths, modular and the slightly unusual esoteric side of electronic instruments. We have regular guests covering news, instruments, and art projects that merge sound and visual arts together in interesting ways! We answer listener questions, feature our favourite acts on Bandcamp, and look at the latest up-and-coming events not to be missed! So keep your finger on the pulse, and don't miss a show by subscribing to our Podcast on your favourite service or hit our website for more information!
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United Kingdom

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From modular synthesis, standalone synthesizers and Eurorack, to unusual electronic instruments, Buchla, Ciat-Lonbarde and the arts. Esoteric Modulation is a fortnightly podcast that is about all the latest exciting gear and news of electronic music and the arts. We cover a wide array of interesting equipment, synths, modular and the slightly unusual esoteric side of electronic instruments. We have regular guests covering news, instruments, and art projects that merge sound and visual arts together in interesting ways! We answer listener questions, feature our favourite acts on Bandcamp, and look at the latest up-and-coming events not to be missed! So keep your finger on the pulse, and don't miss a show by subscribing to our Podcast on your favourite service or hit our website for more information!

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English

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07736067989


Episodes

008: The Anatomy of a Live Modular System

9/4/2019
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In this weeks episode, we run over Ben's Eurorack Case set up he put together for a live performance at the Deer Shed Festival. We break it all down. We talk performance set up philosophies, zonal methods, sound examples of those zones, effects chains and the selection of modules and how they were used! Ben has kindly organised high-quality audio, videos on the modules and information over on his Patron Account for free access go to: bit.ly/DivKidLiveCase Shown Note Times Intro:...

Duration:01:06:21

007: From HAINBACH With Love

8/22/2019
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In this week's Esoteric Modulation we talk to Berlin-based electronic music composer and performer HAINBACH. We talk the beautiful world of test equipment and its creative flow, limitations and minimalism, we all lust after the Cocoquantus and we talk about HAINBACH's latest release Old Suns! Apologies to the few that heard the unedited version, this is the fully edited version. Also, this episode has a few pops and clicks in the audio, we had a bit of a battle with the audio this...

Duration:01:01:09

007: From HAINBACH With Love

8/22/2019
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In this week's Esoteric Modulation we talk to Berlin-based electronic music composer and performer HAINBACH. We talk the beautiful world of test equipment and its creative flow, limitations and minimalism, we all lust after the Cocoquantus and we talk about HAINBACH's latest release Old Suns! Apologies for the pops and clicks in the audio, we had a bit of a battle with the audio this week! Show Note Timings Episode 006 The Art of Scanner Show Note Timings Into: 0.00 Quick Artist Bio...

Duration:01:09:15

006: The Art of Scanner

8/8/2019
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In this week's Esoteric Modulation we talk to Robin Rimbaud AKA Scanner. We have a great in-depth conversation about his music practises, how he traverses multi-faceted projects, his career journey, and the importance that visual art takes within his life. We also talk about his latest Bandcamp release 'The Great Crater' Sit Back and get ready for a really interesting show! Episode 006 The Art of Scanner Show Note Timings Into: 0.00 Show Run-Down: 0.40 Guest into: 1.17 Robin explains...

Duration:01:12:36

005: Effects & Improvisation

7/24/2019
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In this week's Esoteric Modulation we talk about effects, the implications of different DSP's, Whether to go in the rack or out and using effects as an instrument. We take a look at a Tate podcast that talks about art and music improvisation. We have a listener question on can something easy to produce or a mistake be art. And we round it off with our Bandcamp artist of the week Matthew Shaw. Episode 005 Effects & Improvisation Show Note Timings Into: 0.00 Show Run-Down: 0.40 What Ed...

Duration:00:53:39

004: Esoteric Engineering The SOMA Way!

7/11/2019
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In episode 004 we talk to Vlad Kreimer, head of Romantic Engineering at SOMA laboratory. We have a deep dive conversation on what is esoteric engineering, we then go on to talk about the his creative processes in building instruments. We talk Lyra 8, Pulsar 23 and the Enner, we talk about human connection, his own art practice and much more! This episode is a great journey into a truly creative mind that has designed instruments for his own art practice, only to find there has been an...

Duration:01:01:13

003: Quad in LA and the Evening Hopefuls!

6/27/2019
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In episode 003 We take a deep dive into quantising with the Analogue Solutions Generator. Then we turn our attention to the mighty Haken Continuum, we go through the feel of the instrument and its sounds. For our ‘Arts Segment,’ we turn our attention to Suzanne Ciani and her quadraphonic performance at Los Angeles Public Library 2018. Moving on to the ‘Listeners Questions’ we cover more Quad. Our featured artist and album are Hainbach and his album ‘The Evening Hopefuls’. And we round it all...

Duration:00:58:56

002: SUPERBOOTH and The Dark Sparkler

6/6/2019
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In our first full-on episode, we say hi and talk to our uber-guest Kyle Swisher aka Dark Sparkler. We talk Superbooth, Belin, The Impulse Command, Wrong Sound Stage, DPW - Shape, Metro Modular - Buchla format modules, Buchla Quad, and the Soma Labs Pulsar 23. We also talk to Kyle about his Buchla Easel and choreography projects. Then we move onto his latest album 'I NO BEAST / I NO ANGEL'! Some Links and notes that you may find interesting!: Berlin, a great home for Superbooth and...

Duration:01:04:57

001: The Pre Show Special

6/4/2019
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The Esoteric Modulation Pre Show special looks at all the topics that we will be covering in the coming Shows. We talk about what inspired the show and how it came to be. We explain our show segments, News, Modular, Esoteric Instruments, Art Projects, Listener Questions, Bandcamp Artist of the Show, and the Don't Miss Out section. We then go on to talk about our history and backgrounds. From modular synthesis, standalone synthesizers and Eurorack, to unusual electronic instruments, Buchla,...

Duration:00:49:45