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I Dream of Wires - A Documentary about modular synths in the making

00:00 Nov/30/1999

Whether you consider yourself to be a DJ or a producer, a music fan or musician, a technology enthusiast or not, you probably have a fair idea of  what a synthesizer is. And you're pretty right in thinking that it's an electronical instrument with piano keys and different kind of knobs and buttons for producing sounds. But you might've not heard about modular synthesizer. There's a good chance you've heard the sounds of a modular synth, but actually never heard of the concept and where it all began. Soon all your potential questions will be answered...

A documentary about modular synths is going to come out in June, 2013. 'I Dream of Wires' is a four-hour film was written and directed by Robert Fantinatto, with Ghostly International regular Solvent, real name Jason Amm, working as a producer and co-writer, as well as composing its soundtrack.

According to the report by Self Titled , the documentary will feature interviews with a number of artists and label bosses, ranging from Planet E chief Carl Craig to Trent Reznor, Vince Clarke, Chris Carter, Legowelt, John Tejada, Container, James Holden, Deadmau5, Factory Floor‘s Dominic Butler and Mute founder Daniel Miller among others.

Also: Check out the trailer of the legendary Moog synth company's new analogue masterpiece!

 To get an idea of what you're in for, you can watch the 12-minute trailer!  Listen to Solvent’s “Themogene,” which features on the film’s soundtrack, on SoundCloud.

Photo: Benjamin Haines

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