28.8.10

Pain and painting ~ a short and incomplete guide to painter biopics


Biographical movies about famous painters are always about pain. The suffering makes these visionary prophets of art more Jesus-like and sometimes it also deepens their work on an emotional level, but believe it or not.. even Bob Ross suffered!

26.8.10

Zimbabwe



"Yes I know that the slave masters are trying to bring down the African countries."

20.8.10

Out now: Boomski - She was a rough rider




The Tao of FM Synthesis #3 ~ Basic combinations and extra hands

One of the things that can be confusing about FM synthesis is the simple fact that each synth is different. The FM controls are never quite the same. For example, we’ve been talking about ratios in episode 2. You may remember that the ratio between the pitch of the ‘basic sound’ and the pitch of the ‘effect sound’ is extremely important in FM.