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An Especially Savage 16:18 with the EMS Putney

The EMS Putney is a particularly unruly beast, as I proved in an EP of Putney Improvisations a couple of years ago. Today I was fiddling around sampling it, and it seemed to be in a particularly industrial, savage, scary mood. And it definitely varies every time I turn it on. Today was a day […]

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New Bandcamp Release: EMS Putney Improvisations

I’ve put a new album up on Bandcamp: For Delia Derbyshire 2011-03-10 This EMS Putney came into my hands when I purchased it from Iowa City South East Junior High School in 1997. It is one of the unique artifacts of electronic music. The Putney & it’s close relative, the attache-case-housed Synthi, were workhorse synths […]

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Putney Bloody Putney

I just received 10 brand new patch pins for my EMS Putney VCS3. In honor of that I’ve recorded a 5 minute experiment. You’re hereby given permission to sample this under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial Attribution License. Meaning you have to have written permission from me to sample it for commercial purposes, but it’s free […]