Mysterious old sound machine that I would like to hear more about


Old and forgotten obscure synthesizers

I’ve always been fascinated by sound, music, and by any device able to produce (pleasant) sounds. I raised up in the 70’s and 80′, and I witnessed the biggest change in technology of (not only) sound creation, spanning from analogue to digital domain. I still remember when I was messing around music stores and fairs to test keyboards that most of musician not too young should remember well: Korg Mono/Poly, Crumar Trilogy, Yamaha DX7, Kawai K5, and some strange device that I couldn’t focus anymore, like a kind of drum guitar that I faintly resemble to be a Korg brand.

However, aside the notorious machines above mentioned, there are many other that didn’t have the deserved fame, and sometimes didn’t even leave the prototype state. It would be nice if someone could gather all these forgotten machines in an exposition. Sure that no one will do that (who would care?)…

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Advanced Spin FX Tutorial | Video Copilot


“In this in-depth tutorial, we’ll create a dynamic spin animation inside of After Effects without any 3rd Party plug-ins. Whether you are a beginner or advanced user, this tutorial is packed full of helpful information and major tips, you must see!”

– Andrew Kramer | Video Copilot

Stones Throw Records Presents: Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton


Stones Throw Records will tour the film Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records) in North America with post-screening live performances in partnership with audio design company AIAIAI, who we’ve just launched a DJ headphone with. After each sneak preview there will be a Q&A with Peanut Butter Wolf and/or film director Jeff Broadway with after-party performances by Peanut Butter Wolf, J Rocc, Jonwayne and Knx.


Wed 2/26 – San Francisco @ Noise Pop HQ
Fri 2/28 – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune / The Vogue Theatre
Sun 3/2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall / Indie Screen
Mon 3/3 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle (Performance only)
Tue 3/4 – Boston, MA @ Middle East / Brattle Theatre
Wed 3/5 – Montreal, QC @ SAT / Rialto Theatre
Thu 3/6 – Toronto, ON @ Coda / Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
Fri 3/7 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick / Emagine Royal Oak Theatre
Sun 3/9 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle / The Logan Theatre


The tour will wrap up in Austin, TX as an official selection at the SXSW Film Festival where Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton will play three times during both the film and music sections of the Festival. Following the film’s final screening on March 15th, Stones Throw will host the label’s showcase at the North Door venue.


March 7 @ 9:30pm SXSatellite: Alamo Village
March 13 @ 9:30pm Vimeo Theater
March 15 @ 4:00pm Stateside Theater


Walter. Breaking Bad Art by Jay Donohue





Walter. Art prints inspired by a trip to the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh with my girlfriend Christina, and one of my favorite shows, Breaking Bad. Prints and other products available here for purchase:

Fashion Branded Montana Spray Can Prints by Antonio Brasko


Trapped Magazine


We love Graffiti and Street Art so we wanted to share with you this unique “Spray Can Concept” by graphic designer Antonio Brasko. Classic Montana spray cans get a nice fashion and streetwear designer update. The branding is changed to your favorite fashion brands out there, including Supreme, Nike, Givenchy, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and many more. Designer Antonio Brasko has worked with big clients including Nike, EA, adidas, Dr. Martens, Adobe and many others. Brasko spends his free time on creating original personal work, involving his favorite brands. Above is his Montana spray paint concept, featuring the iconic cans covered in full on branding by Nike, adidas, Supreme, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. To purchase these prints check out Antonio Brasko.

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