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Coming Soon – Trium Circulorum

We are delighted to announce that coming soon on Fwonk* will be the new album from Trium Circulorum – aka 3dtorus and Kanal Drei. 24 Feb 2016fwonk* Blog,Comment 3dtorus,Announcement,Coming Soon,Trium Circulorum

Netklang #1 / music wanted

Here at Fwonk* we are starting 2016 with an open call for submissions for a new compilation of original tracks from exciting artists. 5 Jan 2016fwonk* Blog,Comment compilation,netmusic,submission

Netaudio / 60

Three new releases mixing chiptunes, ambient soundscapes, and ersatz 1980s sci-fi soundtracks. 6 Feb 2015fwonk* Blog,Netlabel Music ambient,bandcamp,chiptune,creative commons,netaudio,netlabel,soundtrack

Albums of the Year / 2014

Aphex Twin / Syro Aphex Twin’s long overdue return for the wilderness (ok… he did the Analord series and Tuss) is a perfect summation of his career to date. He didn’t reinvent electr… 19 Dec 2014fwonk* Blog,Comment

The Cauldron 011: December 2014

Record an original piece of music for the season. You are free to use whatever you wish to create your track. 1 Dec 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

Netaudio / 59

Three more completely free netaudio releases scoured from the finest of the interwebs. 7 Nov 2014fwonk* Blog,Netlabel Music ambient,bandcamp,beats,creative commons,flac,hip-hop,MP3,netaudio,noise,trap

The Cauldron 010: November 2014

Create your own musical instrument and record a new piece of music featuring and showcasing it. You may manipulate the recording, but at some point the original source of audio must be present in the … 1 Nov 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

Netaudio / 58

It’s Halloween, it’s Halloween, it’s Halloween!The trick or treaters of America have formed a band!Trick or treat, dance to the beat, trick or treat, dance to the beat! 31 Oct 2014fwonk* Blog,Netlabel Music

Netaudio / 57

Three more outstanding releases from the world of creative commons netaudio.This week we feature some old skool hip and trip hop, some ambient field recordings and a glitch hop compilation. 24 Oct 2014fwonk* Blog,Netlabel Music ambient,creative commons,glitch hop,hip-hop,netaudio,netlabel,trip-hop

The Cauldron 009: October 2014

Write a song for an unwritten movie or television series in the horror genre. You may use whatever you wish to complete this challenge. 1 Oct 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

Netaudio / 55

This week we have two suggestions from Phirnis and one from Heskin Radiophonic. Bad Kisser / Loss Loss by Bad Kisser Clocking in at a mere five minutes, Loss is every bit as curious as it is alluringl… 26 Sep 2014fwonk* Blog,Netlabel Music ambient,creative commons,netaudio,netlabel,post-punk,shoegaze

Netaudio / 54

Three suggestions for free-to-download music from across the internet, and from across the netlabel scene, featuring trap, alternative rock and ambient. 19 Sep 2014fwonk* Blog,Netlabel Music alternative,ambient,creative commons,glitch,guitar,idm,netaudio,netlabel,trap

Netaudio / 53

With Apple hacking everybody’s account and leaving a turd of a U2 album in your iTunes, we thought we’d recommend some free music that is good, and that you can download out of your own choice 12 Sep 2014fwonk* Blog,Netlabel Music ambient,creative commons,garage punk,netaudio,netlabel,new age

The Cauldron 008: September 2014

Download three poorly reviewed VST instruments (average two-star rating) and write a track only using them. You may however use any effects you like. 1 Sep 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

The Cauldron 007: August 2014

Create a piece of music in which every instrument is played by something unintended to be used as such. For instance, a field recording might become the lead melody, or an ambient pad might become per… 1 Aug 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

The Cauldron 006: July 2014

Decide which of these classic analog waveforms interests you the most – saw, square, triangle or sine. Now, construct a 2-4 minute song using nothing but that waveform! Effects, filtering etc. are all… 1 Jul 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

5W1H006: 3dtorus

Who? hi, i´m 3dtorus. what you see in the picture is my right hand. What? it´s electronic music; fantasy, dreams and emotions condensed and then written to this world 0´s and 1´s with a laptop. Wh… 20 Jun 2014fwonk* Blog,Interview 3dtorus,electronic,interview

The Cauldron 005: June 2014

As all Fwonk* tracks are released with a Creative Commons license allowing remixing, take samples from 3 Fwonk* tracks from 3 separate releases by 3 separate artists to create a new track. 1 Jun 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

5W1H 006: Cuckoo Spit 2

Who What Where When Why How Cuckoo Spit on Fwonk* Cuckoo Spit on bandcamp 1 May 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,Interview

The Cauldron 004: May 2014

The Cauldron challenges you to record birdsong and use it – and only it – to create a new piece of music. 1 May 2014Katarrhaktes Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

The Cauldron 003: April 2014

Take any instrument (or non-instrument) you own and play it improvisationally for 5-10 minutes. Take this session and create a new piece of music from it. 1 Apr 2014fwonk* Blog,The Cauldron Featured,The Cauldron

The Cauldron 002: March 2014

Write a tribute song to celebrate the life and work of Kurt Cobain. This can be anything from a Nirvana cover to a song inspired by his lyrics. 11 Mar 2014fwonk* Blog,The Cauldron The Cauldron

The Cauldron 001: February 2014

Record a short piece of music (1-3 minutes) of your own design using only the word ‘Fwonk’ as a guide. 3 Feb 2014fwonk* Blog,The Cauldron The Cauldron

The Best of 2013 – Instruments and Effects

So another year is nearly over, and the time has come for making lists. We asked Fwonk* regulars about their 2013. Here’s the results. What was your favourite instrument of 2013? Heskin Radiopho… 20 Dec 2013fwonk* Blog,Comment 2013,best of 2013,blog

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