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What is a Modular Synthesizer? Let’s Dial Up Some Noise!

You’ve seen iconic figures in electronic music such as rock legend Kieth Emerson or German film score composer Hans Zimmer surrounded by great walls of modular synthesizer panels with cables criss-crossing in every direction. You’ve heard Wendy Carlos’ early Moog synth on Switched On Bach. So, just what is a modular synthesizer? In The Beginning There was the… Read More »