Making music as a couple

The first thing anyone comments after I tell them I make music with my husband is: "Oh, that sounds so nice to do together as a couple". Yes, it is really nice. We're often wondering why not more spouses form bands? As a husband and wife, living together for many years, you are already a... Continue Reading →

An in-depth look at the Elektron Analog Four CV capabilities

The Analog Four is a four-voice analog synth. Its biggest asset is Elektron's renowned step sequencer. Contrary to many people's expectations, you cannot use it to sequence other gear via midi. However, the A4 have four very flexible control voltage (CV) outputs that makes it a very nice buddy for a modular or other CV... Continue Reading →

Playing the Eigenharp outdoors

I recently bought a battery pack to be able to use some of my music gear outside or when travelling. A couple of days ago we had a lovely autumn day here in Lyon, and as we didn’t have anything important planned we decided to spend it in a nearby park. A perfect opportunity for... Continue Reading →

The day we switched instruments

A cold, freezing evening in January. Static electricity from all that wool we have to wear these days was a potentially lethal combination with all our knobs and sliders. Living i Norway, we had barely seen sunlight since October. We were out of ideas and inspiration. Our cat was grumpy from staying indoors, and so... Continue Reading →

Getting started with Axoloti

I was a backer of Axoloti, a crowdfunded micro-controller board with inputs and outputs for audio and midi, as well as both USB client and host capabilities. The board is programmed with graphical patching software in similar to Max/MSP. I received my board shortly after I got my Eigenharp, and so I was too busy with EigenD and my new... Continue Reading →

The making of a Tic Tic song

On sunday the 23th of August I wake up to a video in my newsfeed of syrian refugees being shot at with teargas at the macedonian border. Children are crying, and the images show total despair. Meanwhile, in Norway, there is an ongoing election-campaign. Our Minister of finance, Siv Jensen, is urging our country´s municipalities... Continue Reading →

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