German electronic musician, Techno producer and label owner Recondite aka Lorenz Brunner shares his essentials in the studio and on the road.
Laurie Rowan is an award winning illustrator, animator and director from South of England. Laurie’s work combines creativity and technology animating wobbly pastel creatures to music.
1. WATCH (SWATCH, CHECK HERE ) : Around 12 years ago, an old friend spontaneously gave this watch to Julian at a party. He said it’d suit him well and he was probably right. We love that minimalistic early 90s graphic design. 2. RECORDER (OLYMPUS, BUY HERE ): This tiny audio recorder is the tool of our choice when it comes to field recordings or sampling sounds for our music. For years now, it has been a constant companion. Its product design always reminds us of Mickey Mouse or sometimes even a cyborg panda bear. 3. INSTRUMENT (OTOMATONE, CHECK HERE ): Otomatone might be the most poetic electronic music instrument ever built. A cute smiley face combined with the shape of a quaver and a monotone sound generator. This gadget by the ingenious japanese company Maywa Denki instantly builds up an emotional relationship to you. Though, it’s quite hard to play. Facebook Soundcloud Bandcamp