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Synth Spotlight: Yamaha DX1

We're gliding into the new year on the expansive wings of the Yamaha DX1 With only 140 produced, Yamaha's DX1 is a bit of a holy grail. A precursor to the famous DX7, the DX1 is Yamaha's biggest FM synth. Manufactured…
January 12, 2023
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Sabine Brix x ACMI

Summer–Autumn (2022–23) at acmiWe’re back with another acmi + MESS collaboration! Sabine Brix’s composition is now playing in the acmi Cinemas, accompanied by Rian Smit’s animation. “For this animation, I wanted to bring to life the sense of curiosity and…
December 14, 2022
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MESS Studio Open Day

This is a free public event - all are welcome! When Sunday, December 18 Time 10:30  – 4:30 Where MESS StudioMESS is opening our doors for a free Studio Open Day! Come down and check out the MESS collection –…
Kate Antonas
December 8, 2022
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AirSticks: Meet the Maker

This is a free, MESS member-only event. When Tuesday, December 13, 6pm-8pm Where MESS StudioThe AirSticks are a wireless gestural instrument used to reconnect movement and sound invented by drummer/electronic producer Alon Ilsar and computer programmer/composer Mark Havryliv. The ingenious software development…
December 8, 2022
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Synth Spotlight: Yamaha CS-80

Studio Supervisor Alex Mraz talks you through the wonders of the iconic Yamaha CS-80.How could I not shine the Synth Spotlight on the iconic Yamaha CS-80? This is one of the more popular synths booked at MESS, and for a…
December 6, 2022
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New website and Membership Subscriptions

You may have noticed that things are looking a little different around here! Not only does MESS have a new website, we've also revised the way our membership system works. MESS has always been an experiment, and we’re always trying…
November 20, 2022