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Spatial Frontiers III

“Todd Barton and Bruce Bayard performing as the duet, Control Voltage Therapy, continue their quadraphonic concert series at the Schneider Museum of Art. Again this month with special guest Eden Mononym. Here is a live recording of the completely improvised concert of May 22, 2015 [announced here] featuring 3 Buchla Music Easels and a special program card, ‘Pontillism’ by Todd Barton”

Buchla 259 Processing

Published on May 20, 2015 Todd Barton

“Continuing in my didactic mode here is a demo of creating different processed layers from a single sequence using just two oscillators. For better audio:

http://soundcloud.com/user7621213/buc…

This is a simple 7 stage sequence going to the Principal Osc and a low pitch bending bass from the Modulation Osc.

Using the Buchla 205 Audio Matrix I have split

Upcoming Performances by Todd Barton Featuring the Buchla Music Easel & More

via Todd Barton:

“Hi Friends,

I’m excited to announce these upcoming concerts at the Schneider Museum of Art on the SOU campus:

Spatial Frontiers
Noon, Friday, May 22, 2015
Schneider Museum of Art

Todd Barton and Bruce Bayard, with special guest Eden Monomyn. All three artists will be playing the Buchla Music Easel, each using a special program card designed by Todd which brings focus to the

Buchla Easel Switches

Published on May 18, 2015 Todd Barton

“Exploring the Preset Voltage Source switch . . . for better audio of a similar experiment: http://soundcloud.com/user7621213/
buchla-easel-switches”

Buchla AI Analog Intelligence

Published on May 16, 2015 Todd Barton

“This is a purely self-generating patch. I’m surprised by the “almost human” choices of pitch, articulation, dynamics, ornaments, vibrato, portamento and phrasing in this patch. Analog Intelligence. You, at times, can almost hear the tonguing of a single reed-like instrument, i.e. Duduk or Clarinet. The heart and brains of the patch is the Buchla Source of

Alessandro Cortini – Fire Up The Buchla

Published on May 14, 2015 sonicstate

“Part 3 of our chat with Alessandro Cortini (Nine Inch Nails live band) about his wonderful collection of instruments, and the way he works, He showa us how he uses the 200 sequencer to build a beat.”

All parts here.

Buchla 257c 277r Sculpting

Published on May 11, 2015 Todd Barton

“Back to my didactic mode: A rudimentary patch to demonstrate the simple sonic sculpting function of the Buchla 257 Voltage Processor morphing the Timbre of the 259 oscillator and using the FM in on the 277r Signal Delay Unit to add some fuzz and different accent pattern. The shifting bass and treble accents are the 266 going to the Harmonics of the 259.

Buchla Music Easel Jam – Spatial Morphology V

Sunday Synth Jam: This video, Spatial Morphology V, captures a performance by Todd Barton on Buchla Music Easel. Here’s what Barton has to say about the performance: my continued experiments with a simple Easel patch controlling the sweep and speed of a … href="http://www.synthtopia.com/content/2015/05/10/buchla-music-easel-synth-jam/">Continue reading class="meta-nav">→

Buchla Music Easel Jam – Spatial Morphology V

Sunday Synth Jam: This video, Spatial Morphology V, captures a performance by Todd Barton on Buchla Music Easel. Here’s what Barton has to say about the performance: my continued experiments with a simple Easel patch controlling the sweep and speed of a … href="http://www.synthtopia.com/content/2015/05/10/buchla-music-easel-synth-jam/">Continue reading class="meta-nav">→