The debut album offering from Robin Ogden (better known as producer OGRE), 194 is equally both homage to the scores of John Carpenter and Vangelis, and analogue reverie of brutalist 80s sci-fi. More of a back to the future than kitsch throwback, 194 re-affirms the importance of analogue music within twenty-first century culture. 194 by [...]
We’re not shy about our love of all things 80s, and Goldfrapp’s Rocket clip has taken us right back to a cloudy pastel world of big hair, synth optimism and glittering disco. We might just stay here for a while. Who’s in?
The source images of this fascinating video by experimental image/sound-maker Brian O’Reilly come from a video synthesizer called the Rutt-Etra Scan Processor from the 1970s, while the sound comes from manipulations via custom software designed by O’Reilly himself and co-designer Chandrasekhar Ramakrishnan. Synth and programming geeks might get a little bit more out of this [...]