Distortion: A Historic and Technical Perspective Sunil Solanki takes a look at the historical development and uses of distortion in music, along with a technical analysis of different types of distortion. Musical examples will be used to illustrate and help demonstrate these concepts. Sunil Solanki has been involved with electronic music for over 20 years. Starting…

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Performing and Touring with Modular Synths With 2 decades of experience Christina Sealey (ORPHX) knows a thing or two about the joys and pitfalls of touring with these wonderful and unique instruments.  Christina is also performing at our Saturday evening concert! Christina Sealey has been creating electronic and experimental music for over two decades, primarily as part…

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A special DRONE:KLUB Gathering for attendees of the Toronto Sound Festival 2017 – Canada’s premiere 2 day festival of synthesized sound with “displays, seminars, concerts and bring your own stuff”. Both droners and audience are welcome. Please note that the Toronto Sound Festival is a ticketed event. You can register here: https://www.torontosoundfestival.com/register/ If you’re attending…

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808 – 101 Dustin Good will be taking us through a history of the classic 808 drum machine and it’s impact on modern music. Dustin has been an active member of the Toronto synthesizer community for many years.  He is a multi-instrumentalist who has embraced electronic instruments as tools for improvisation and sonic exploration.  He…

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Swimming in Analog Toronto Producer Douglas Romanow opens up a few of his recent album tracks to talk about his approach with synthesizers in contemporary track production. Q/A afterwards. Douglas Romanow Record Producer/ Mixer/Songwriter at Aporia Records and Bluewater Music Group. Musical Director for Canadian Country Music Awards. Record Producer 🇨🇦🇺🇸 Kinnie Starr /Nightmare Air…

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Steve Castellano Steve has presented at every Toronto Sound Festival!  His talks always have lots of well researched information and are presented with a great sense of humour and style.  This year Steve took on what for some would be the daunting task of building the TTSH clone of the classic ARP 2600.  He is…

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We are truly excited to announce the first of many speakers for the 2017 Toronto Sound Festival! Emmy nominated composer Amin Bhatia has been both a synth programmer and a film score composer for over 30 years. His prizes at the Roland Worldwide Synthesizer competitions won him international fame in his youth, leading to projects…

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Posters are ready!  Eric has done a fine job on the design!  We have an amazing line-up this year with amazing sponsors!

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