collaborating with machines

It was nothing like any other MPCs,” remembers Just. “The 4000 was a completely different unit. I loved it. I’m the guy who’s always an early adopter, which I pay for sometimes because sometimes there are problems, but I never understood the backlash that it received for so long. Eventually, I realized people don’t like change.

Just Blaze


the synthi educational handbook, #EMS: We have also divers strange and artificial echoes, reflecting the voice many times, and, as it were, tossing it; and some that give back the voice louder than it came, some shriller and some deeper; yea, some rendering the voice, differing in the letters or articulate sound from that they receive. We have all means to convey sounds in trunks and pipes, in strange lines and distances. View Larger

the synthi educational handbook, #EMS: We have also divers strange and artificial echoes, reflecting the voice many times, and, as it were, tossing it; and some that give back the voice louder than it came, some shriller and some deeper; yea, some rendering the voice, differing in the letters or articulate sound from that they receive. We have all means to convey sounds in trunks and pipes, in strange lines and distances.


U mad?
"Joggen im Büro:
Für Sport habe ich keine Zeit. Die Arbeit! Diese Ausrede gilt nicht mehr: Am Laufband der Firma Cardiostrong ist ein Tischchen montiert. Darauf passt leicht ein Laptop.” View Larger

U mad?

"Joggen im Büro:

Für Sport habe ich keine Zeit. Die Arbeit! Diese Ausrede gilt nicht mehr: Am Laufband der Firma Cardiostrong ist ein Tischchen montiert. Darauf passt leicht ein Laptop.”


The men who will be responsible for the music of radio and television will be neither composers nor performers, but a new kind of ›music engineer‹ who will operate the machines that compose and perform music.

— Joseph Schillinger, 1940. Zit. n. Albert Glinsky, Theremin. Ether Music and Espionage, Urbana and Chicago, 2000, p. 135.