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It can’t all be about experimentation. Every once in a while you have to leave the lab and put it into practice.

“…an album of inspired soundscapes. Feel free to stream it first if you have any doubts. Rest assured that mere seconds into the first track, you will know that you are in capable hands.” – Ted Stahl

On “Xenography” a vast array of synthesizers, piano, nylon string guitar, Moog Guitar, shakuhachi and voices pure and processed, come together to create a soundtrack for travels to oblique destinations.

Learn more about my musical endeavors at chrisstack.com


 

The Eaton-Moog Multi Touch Sensitive Keyboard

Bob Moog MTS schematic
In addition to my time as Marketing Manager at Moog Music, I also did some printed circuit board design work for Bob back in the 90s. The Eaton-Moog Multi-Touch Sensitive Keyboard is the main project on which I worked. [read more]


1,000,000 Views on YouTube

Just passed a major total views milestone.  Thanks to all of you who watch.

youtube views


Selected Videos

The core of what I do here is creating videos that delve into some of the under-explored areas of electronic music production. Below are some of my newer videos, mixed with some old favorites. More are curated under the “Videos” menu above, and even more are available on the ExperimentalSynth YouTube Channel.




More littleBits videos [here]
ExperimentalSynth littleBits article on CreateDigitalMusic [here]




I recently rediscovered a video I shot in 1991, said by some theremin experts to be the best recording of Bob Moog playing a theremin currently known.


More on the Vo-96 [here]


More DSI Pro 2 (and Prophet 12) videos [here]

In Performance

It can’t all be experimentation. Sometimes you have to get out of the lab. I’m very happy to relate that music resulting from my recent collaboration with Alina Quu was used in a performance by Lindsey Kelley Dance. The event was a huge success. Sold out both nights.

excerpt from eidetic

choreography by Janice Lancaster Larsen

LINDSEY KELLEY DANCE – performed by Amy Borskey, Lindsey Kelley Brewer, Kala Hildebrand, Alexis Miller – at the Masonic Temple, Asheville, NC March 20, 2015

music by Alina Quu and Chris Stack

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