THIS WEEK:DEMENTIO 13 Dementio 13 is an Cardiff based artist making wonderful electronic soundscapes in a variety of styles. His music has always held an intriguing fascination for me,moving from 'gentle & reflective' to 'knock yer fillings out' in a matter of moments. Insightful collages of sound from an alchemist's lair if you like. July 15 see's the release of the release of his new…

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The Casio Rapman

Of all the vintage digital toys cluttering up my home studio, perhaps my favourite is the Casio Rapman, which I reviewed for Making Music magazine in 1991 (see below). Until working with Swami Baracus on last weekend's Immersion Songwriting event I'd never seen it used by a really gifted rap artist. It struck me that its collection of cheesy oldschool riffs deserved to be shared…

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