PATCH & TWEAK is a 368-page book where you will learn the secrets of modular Synthesizers with the help of interviews, workshops & more! The book is available now!
Good news coming from Kim Bjørn, publisher of the great PUSH TURN MOVE book. His new book PATCH & TWEAK which is all about the world of modular Synthesizers is available now. It’s made in collaboration with Chris Meyer from the Learning Modular YouTube channel. It gives musicians a deep look inside the world of patchable synths, explain the important topics, gives patch ideas and includes many interviews with modular artists.
On 368 pages everything is beautifully illustrated in colour and guarantees long reading nights. In less than 3 months is Christmas and so you can think about a possible gift. PATCH & TWEAK may possibly be perfect for this occasion.
PATCH & TWEAK provides an opportunity for new and experienced users to become true masters of their modular systems. In the style of its predecessor, PATCH & TWEAK contains inspirational interviews with significant creators and major artists that share their passion for modular. Explore their systems, philosophies, patching secrets, and performance tips.
PATCH & TWEAK has a foreword by Suzanne Ciani, is written by Kim Bjørn and Chris Meyer, and edited by Paul Nagle. Besides a comprehensive introduction to synthesis and its history, the book covers systematic sections on concepts, purpose and creative possibilities of specific modules. Enjoy colorful diagrams, presentations of both popular and rare modules, semi-modular and software, as well as techniques on patching and how to get started. PATCH & TWEAK takes the reader on a unique journey of discovery, resulting in clarity and expanded knowledge of modular synthesis.
Interviews With Modular Artists, Creators & Brands
Hans Zimmer, Robert Rich, Bana Haffar, Caterina Barbieri, Russell E. L. Butler, Ian Boddy, NODE, Robin Rimbaud / Scanner, Hataken, Lady Starlight, Andrew Huang, Richard Devine, and many more. Interviews with Modular creators and brands, which are particularly evident to the scene, are featured in specific interviews, including: Verbos Electronics, Fraptools, Mutable Instruments, WMD, Make Noise Music, Intellijel, Endorphin.es, 4ms Company, Noise Engineering, Rossum Electro-Music, Erica Synths, and Music Thing Modular. Others including Doepfer, Buchla, Serge, Moog, Synthesizers.com and many more will also be featured.
SuperBooth 2018 Interview
On this year’s Superbooth in Berlin, the team gives visitors a little preview what you can find inside the book. I took advantage of the presence of those responsible and interviewed Kim Bjørn and Chris Meyer about PATCH & TWEAK.
PATCH & TWEAK is available now for 64€.
Available here: PATCH & TWEAK