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Studio Snapshot: Editing Guitars

Our new album is shaping up to be dark, raw and PUNK AS HELL. Guitars and synths battle it out whilst heavy metal drums, modular bleeps and industrial percussion go head to head in all-out WAR…it’s shaping up to be a killer!
A major feature in this album is the way BIG GUITARS and BIG SYNTHS co-exist…there’s only so much “sonic room” a sound can occupy, and when two massive “frequency hogging” sounds are playing the same riff, things can get complicated…

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ANGELSPIT 2015 USA SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

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Dates have been announced for Angelspit’s new live set and stage show – and more dates TBA!

With special guests The Gothsicles

May 21st Columbus, OH @ The Shrunken Head : DETAILS
May 22nd Phila, PA @ Dracula’s Ball (The Trocadero) : DETAILS
May 23rd Erie, PA @ Basement Transmissions : DETAILS
May 24th Detroit, MI @ Small’s : DETAILS
COME COMING!

Studio Snapshot : SCI Prophet 5

Brand: Sequential Circuits International
Model: Prophet 5
Link: http://www.vintagesynth.com/sci/p5.php

BLURB:
This synth is hailed as a classic. It is a stunning machine. It can make gentle pads, hollow whispering leads, thumping basses and screeching horrific noises. It’s sound is absolutely glorious! We have owned ours for about 8 years, in this time it’s dropped it’s memory several times, broken down, almost set itself on fire and breathed AWESOMENESS into every track it’s touched. The Prophet 5 is a very temperamental Diva, but when she works, Gods and Demons run for cover…!

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Studio Snapshot : Doepfer A-189-1 Bit F*cker

Brand: Doepfer
Model: A-189-1
Link: http://www.doepfer.de/a1891.htm

It’s shiny! It’s new! It fucks up yer shit REAL good!
Doepfer finally make a bit-crusher and it’s AWESOME! it does a bunch of other stuff as well…no idea exactly WHAT it does, but it does them with that clinical precision we’ve come to expect from Doepfer.

You can control 2 functions via CV, and when it comes to BitCrushing…that equated to some lovely alien DOOOM!
When we first got this thing we put a random CV through it as you would a Sample’n'Hold to randomly open a Filter…but we were randomly controlling Bit Crushing – I’ve never heard anything like it – fantastic!

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Studio Snapshot : Doepfer A-129 – Vocoder’o'ROCK!

Doepfer A-129 : Vocoder’o'ROCK!

Brand: Doepfer
Model: A-129
Link: http://www.doepfer.de/a129e.htm

BLURB: Vocoder = Awesome blah blah Cylons, Earth Wind and Fire blah blah blah afro stevie wonder hot juicy sex with a Synthi blah blah blah…

F*ckin’ awesome. everyone needs 2! We also have a WARP FACTORY which is great, but the Doepfer is seriously AWESOME!! It paints your voice in a thick layer of luscious “vocoder honey”. We only have the very basic set up. We would buy the complete set up, but we keep spending all our money on huge elaborate photoshoots…and whores and drugs and fast cars…

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MASSIVE GUITARS

…you need:

1 Demon Childe Guitarist
1 Demon Guitar, Pedal and Rig
Lashings of ROCK
Killer Riffs (to taste)
2 * condenser mics
2 * SM57s

Place guitar rig in the middle of the room. Position so the back of the amp is 3 feet from the back wall with the speakers facing the room.

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HARDCORE PONG CHALLENGES THE YOU TO A NICE GAME OF GLOBAL THERMONUCLEAR WAR

hp-sqr-4 copyRock the USA for $8K….
The Electrified collaboration of Angelspit and The Gothsicles team up to form HARDCORE PONG – an album of pounding 4bit beats with ten new tracks and remixes from top artists.
Aided by a Kickstarter video which features a shot-for-shot remake of two iconic scenes from The Matrix and War Games, The distorted duo have already funded their campaign in three days. HARDCORE PONG  now train their aimbots at more ambitious goals.
After hitting their initial goal of $2000 in 2days, with the Cyclopean stretch goal of $8000 on the horizon, HARDCORE PONG announces a US tour of cosmic dimensions! Synthetic blips & scorched out chips mutate the nation! Shows will be “live” in name only, as the concepts of time and space will be sonically compressed inward.
We are working on some very cool live interactive ideas to massively involve the audience – so the crowd become a part of the band“, says Angelspit’s Zoog Von Rock. “Our Kickstarter takes audience participation to an insane level”, adds Brian Graupner from The Gothsicles, “from personalised ring tones (AVATARI), to inviting fans to send an abusive video messages to be spliced into a song (15 Seconds Of Flame), to writing a track based on your theme and contributing vocals and appearing in the video (U R HARDCORE)
Check out the HARDCORE PONG Kickstarter today!

HARDCORE PONG: ANGELSPIT’S DOEPFER MAQ16/3 ANALOGUE SEQUENCER

Doepfer MAQ16-3ANGELSPIT’S DOEPFER MAQ16/3 ANALOGUE SEQUENCER $1,100

Zoog’s Doepfer MAQ16/3 Sequencer. Used on Hardcore Pong and EVERY Angelspit album from Krankhaus onward. Also comes with Merch Pack + Signed Hardcore Pong Poster Hardcore Pong Tshirt + Digital Download.

“Absolutely love this sequencer. This is the grey version with MIDI and CV/GATE. I use this for bleeps and complex pads – you can do so much with it. ”

- Zoog.

* This item will only ship to the USA *

Read more about it here

Check out the Hardcore Pong Kickstarter here:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thegothsicles/hardcore-pong

 

HARDCORE PONG: ANGELSPIT JOYSTICK CONTROLLER

ANGELSPIT JOYSTICK CONTROLLER $550

The one and only – Angelspit’s “Games” controller, designed and built by Zoog. Used on Hardcore Pong, Angelspit’s The Product, Hello My Name Is and Carbon Beauty. Also comes with Merch Pack + Signed Hardcore Pong Poster Hardcore Pong Tshirt + Digital Download.

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HARDCORE PONG: TAMA TS 204

Tama-Techstar-Tech-Star-TS204TAMA TS 204  $250

Zoog’s TAMA TS-204 Analog Drum Module used extensively on Hardcore Pong plus Angelspit’s The Product. Also comes with Merch Pack + Signed Hardcore Pong Poster Hardcore Pong Tshirt + Digital Download.

The TS204 is a two channel percussion brain with one analog synthesizer channel and one analog clap channel. The TS204 gives you an 808-style clap and a drum synth channel capable of huge bass drum sounds or Snare-style filtered snare sounds.

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