Links to other music makes on the net and other things we like or think might be of interest.
A sexy red head from Massachusetts rocking the world of synths with her unique brand of sparkling techno pop. Find her on Soundcloud and Facebook.
Favourite tracks include Rocket Lover, Deja Vu and Hotbot.
The synth genius who started it all for me. Keep track of Vince’s DJ sets, remix work and news about new albums and don’t miss the chance to witness the fabulous Analog Monologues!
Andy Bell’s amazing voice and Vince’s synth genius has delivered almost three decades of top class pop. Check out the latest releases and tour news as well as peruse their extensive discography.
Online community dedicated to music making in general with a busy lively forum including market place. A great online resource for all musicians and producers with a huge vst plug in database and monthly competitions.
You can’t be into synths and not be into old school analog! Well you could be but you’d be missing out! If you want to follow Vince Clarke and countless others into the labyrinthine world of modular synths you need to get yourself along to Muffwiggler. For info, tips, buying and selling as well as just chewing the fat.
Manufacturers and retailers
Our local music instrument and technology retailer with rehearsal rooms, recording studio and cafe on site. Loads going on at weekends and regular demo nights. The staff are always knowledgeable and helpful and we have bought an awful lot of stuff off these chaps over the years.
We use a lot of Korg and have a particular fondness for their gear and software. On stage we use a Kronos 61 and would recommend Korg to anyone. Find out what the latest gear is and check for updates to hardware and software on this, the UK site. There is also a great user forum here.