I went to visit BASTL INSTRUMENTS in february 2017, and took the opportunity to shoot a documentary about them. It's rather like a community than a company, so it wasn't easy capturing the whole picture. ... more
CUCKOO is me taking synths, bleeps, dance and pop to the stage. Original songs in a soundosphere inspired by the sounds of early video games.Come dance with me and check it out
Here's a collection of OP-1 sounds that I've designed and sampled mostly from the Analog Keys, through the Elektron Analog Heat for a further subtle lift, some lushness and crispness. ... more
Hello. Recently I've had the opportunity to chat with incredible Magnus Lidström, the lead developer at Sonic Charge, creator of Microtonic, Synplant, PO-32 Tonic, the CWO effect in the OP-1, and many other electronic music synth related software. ... more
AndrewBrewer: great interview!
tylth: transferring patterns from microtonic to the PO without cable; what kind of wizardry is this?!
This is how you change modules in a modular system. In this case a Bastl instruments Rumburak. ... more
Hello! I played at Bast-linstruments' monthly Bastl Jam in february of 2017, in the heart of Brno, at the venue Kabinet Muz. What a great night for electronic music! Here's an excerpt of the set, where I'm performing "Friend Song". I'm using just an Octatrack for this song. (The OP-1 on the table is used for an improvised session later in the set.) ... more
Say hello to Bastl Instruments ... more
It's 2017, and I'm accellerating. A lot of stuff coming up. Time to just do it, and do it, and keep doing it! ... more
Please view in HD = audio is higher quality in HD. ... more
In 2017 I went on tour with Albatrosh again! Something that I'm always happy to do, even though it's such hard work. It might very well be that we crossed our 400th show this tour. We've done it since 2009. Or is it 2008?? ... more
Jamuary 2017 has reached day 28. Here's a jam on the Analog Keys. ... more
bogdan: It's endearing to me that you can see how much use this keyboard gets based on the heatmap-like visible finger-oil-residue on some buttons. Pleasant little ditty.
Juice: cool to see cuckoo on em411. i've often enjoyed your synth tutorials
Jonas78: Nice lil jam, liking the upward modulation-stick hook up to distortion or how'd you call it for the occasional grit, brightness.
Hello, I'm True Cuckoo. A synth -player, -improviser, -tutorial maker, -industry enthusiast from Norway. Here are a few moments throughout my live performances during the years. Melodic electronic music. Often intense. But there's room for chill moments too. If you want to book me, go to ... more
On day 19 of Jamuary2017 I'm sketching out a song called "Something Went Wrong". I'm using the beautiful Una Corda NI Kontakt Pack. The fruit of a collaboration between Native Instruments and piano artisan David Klavins, who designed this beautiful new piano instrument. And a few tracks on the Analog Keys. ... more
Today I got the chance to jam with super talented Anja Lauvdal. We brought our two Analog Keys and just jammed for like 2-3 hours straight. Here's one particularily nice snippet. ... more
For todays jam I challenged myself in making a simple patch on the Continuum, to sound kinda raw and chippy. And making a little jam with that ... more
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