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Belgium's Herrmutt Lobby Uses Joysticks to Control Synths

Nerds!

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Yes, I am a nerd. That’s why I got all excited when I saw Belgian electronica duo Herrmutt Lobby using joysticks to control virtual synths.

Looks like they’ve got a little portable DJ control console, a 16-pad MPC style controller, a KAOSS Pad 2 for effects, and one of those joysticks with mad buttons that you use to play fighter jet simulators.

Just a few machines and some busy hands making sweet, sweet glitchy jams.

This is my first introduction to this pair of Belgians, and they’ve made a great impression. They’re at least partially associated with some of the Error Broadcast roster that I love so, and they fit right in with analog beats that carry darkness.

Have a listen to their collaboration with MC Non below. Glitch+raps=gooood.

“I’m Lost”

http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F11055048 Non+Herrmutt Lobby – Im lost by Herrmutt Lobby

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Written by M

February 24, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Posted in Music

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  1. Belgium's Herrmutt Lobby Uses Joysticks to Control Synths > MTV ……

    Here at World Spinner we are debating the same thing……

    World Spinner

    March 1, 2011 at 9:16 pm


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