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Knobcon Is Coming

Knobcon Is Coming

The unique festival fully dedicated to the synthesizers – Knobcon presenting the Jack to the Future event will be held for the fifth time this year and take place in Chicago, Illinois from 9 to 11 September. The 3-day performance welcomes all the enthusiasts from all over the world. Let’s begin with the very essence of this venue…

Knobcon 2016 Chicago

Knobcon synthesizer festival includes the whole range of live performances, workshops given by developers of electric musical instruments or let’s put it this way – the emotions and impressions will storm the minds of all the synth fans. The visitors will have a chance to approach the most incredible and legendary instruments, to communicate directly with the creators and to be the first ones who learn about the newest sound synthesis developments. The visitors will also have an opportunity to purchase the instrument at a special price.

The program is scheduled:

  • 1 day – the opening, registration;
  • 2 day – master classes, presentations, banquet till late night;
  • 3 day – exposition, unique workshops, live performances; closing.

And there are some topics of the festival workshops:

  • Synthesizer Myths lecture (presented by Marc Doty)
  • History and Theory of Additive Synthesis (presented by Jon Sonnenberg)
  • Birth of the Prophet VS (presented by Chris Meyer)
  • Experimental Music: Composition with an Arduino MIDI Controller (presented by Elliot Inman)
  • MIDI: What's it All About? (presented by Amos Gaynes)
  • BeatPPL, SynthSummitShow – live podcast recording
  • How to build AstroNoise module or Standalone Circuit with Synthrotek

The official website of the venue.

Published: 23:17 01.09.2016
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