Now in its seventh year, the Tokyo Modular Festival is an event where modular synth artists, sound designers, engineers, graphic artists and music lovers join forces. Exploring the creative possibilites of the modern modular synthesiser which are undergoing a resurgence in popularity across the globe, it joins analogue electronics with digital technology. The open patachable format of modulars allows for unending possibilities of creativity without the predicitability of pre-set sounds created on screens.
This year’s events will be held at Studio Mission and Contact with a focus on ‘Within and Beyond’ as the central theme. Creators this year include Clock Face Modular, Dirigent, Ableton, Tenderfoot Electronics, Vivicat Green, Roland, Umbrella Company, Leaf Audio, Oscillosaurus and Ginko.
Advance two-day passes are available for ¥5,000 while single day tickets cost ¥3,000. For the sessions held in Contact, one drink must be purchased upon entry.