Google demo I/O Braid, a touch sensitive smart-cable

I/O Braid is research project from Google. Their demo shows how a headphone cable embedded with touch sensitive conductors could be used to control music with a pinch, pat, squeeze or swipe on the fabric…

Aphex Twin’s son special guest features on new track

Electronic music pioneer and twisted genius Aphex Twin experimented with creating a track using only Korg instruments and tech. Aphex Twin, real name Richard D. James, has joined up with Korg to create a new…

How to Use Stomp Boxes With Synths For Outboard Effects

From Future Music Magazine: The Roland TB-303’s place in the electronic music Hall of Fame is certain. Its central role in Acid House saw it used and abused for years to come. Here we show…

Midweek Music Suggestions – 01/09/2010

Hello RouteNote readers. Once more we find ourselves together on a Wednesday. Would you like some new music to entertain some ear drums? Today I’ve got two new artists for you to listen to and enjoy or ignore and hear of again. It’s entirely up to you.

Lou Reed is Back Performing His Experimental Music of 1970s

Lou Reed is re-releasing a digitally remastered version of his 1975 album “Metal Machine Music”. Reuters has reported that despite the absence of melody and vocals and the unending presence of feedback, the 68-year-old rocker…