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Introducing: Amplitude Problem's Frequency Modulators Orchestra

Posted on April 25th, 2017

The Frequency Modulators Orchestra, Vol. 1 is a retro-electro-jazz concept album consisting of songs created exclusively using FM synthesizers and lo-fi drums. It is an exploration of the degree to which cold, digital synthesis can be transformed into the warm, human grooves and nuanced, improvised language we expect from the great art of jazz. A zany chiptune adventure down the pixelated rabbit hole. The synth-funk soundtrack to your brain.

Making of SOUNDSHOCK, Part 2

Posted on April 15th, 2017

For this update, we’re focusing on the visual side of the SOUNDSHOCK series; more specifically, Tsuyoshi Shimokura’s handpainted album covers. Please enjoy this little retrospect told by zinger — which details the creative process of all three albums — along with prototype artwork and a final message from the artist himself.

Making of SOUNDSHOCK, Part 1

Posted on January 22nd, 2017

SOUNDSHOCK came a long way before to become the series it is now. Back in 2010, the creative mind of zinger and the united forces of Ubiktune started something that happened to be more, than just a new compilation album.

Introducing: SOUNDSHOCK 3

Posted on January 7th, 2017

SOUNDSHOCK 3 is here. FM FUNK NIRVANA!! brings you 16 new tracks by 19 uniquely talented musicians, from four different continents, using an arsenal of 17 different hardware and software FM synthesizers.

Announcing: SOUNDSHOCK 3

Posted on January 3rd, 2017

SOUNDSHOCK is back to conclude the FM FUNK trilogy.

Introducing: Danimal Cannon's Lunaria

Posted on February 9th, 2016

Danimal Cannon is back! Three years passed since the release of Parallel Processing, a collaboration album with Zef, and now we are ready to unveil his new album titled Lunaria.

Introducing: zabutom - Redux34

Posted on September 18th, 2015

Redux34 conjures up a retro-futuristic vision of strange new worlds and tells of a mysterious, somewhat melancholic yet hopeful story.