Ephemera - 15th January, 2018

It’s been a while since I’ve done an entry here. I’m going to start dipping a toe back into blogging, beginning with writing these old weekly round-ups! I doubt anyone is reading at the moment, but it’s a nice little thing to do for posterity’s sake.

Reading

The 25 best reissues and retrospectives of 2017

January is always reserved for listening to year ends lists for me, and the Factmag ones this year are killer. Top picks from this list for me are Midori Takada’s Through The Looking Glass, Metro Area’s self-titled release, and number one pick Noir Et Blanc.

Make: Analog Synthesizers

I’ve been picking up some DIY electronics skills over the last few months, and I’ve decided to dive into building my own synthesizer with this book as a guide. I’m still waiting on the parts to arrive so I can get started, but in the meantime it’s a wonderful introduction into the inner workings of an electronic instrument.