Todd Barton

music, composition, buchla synthesis


Quadraphonic: Easels in Space Nov. 7

November 7 @ 11am a rare convergence of 4 electronic musicians performing on 4 Buchla Music Easels in quadraphonic audio space at the Schneider Museum of Art! at Southern Oregon University There have not been 4 Easels in performance since the Electric Weasel Ensemble in the 1970’s. This is a rare and exciting free event! […]

RIP: Don Buchla 1937-2016

For me, Don Buchla fundamentally and universally changed the way we hear and listen to electronic music. His genius lives on in his instrument designs, endless . . . Here is the recent NY Times article And here the NAMM oral history site

Phantasma for Ray: CD release

I’m delighted to announce this new double CD tribute album to the genius and imagination of musical inventor, Raymond Scott.  Auralfilms conceived and produced this project by inviting composers from around the world to contribute a 1-2 minute track. 56 composers jumped on board and you can hear and purchase tracks by clicking here. I’ll […]

New Release: Buchla 200e course

I’m happy to announce that my recent video course on the Buchla 200e system, through is now available for download or streaming. In the works, is my next course on the Buchla Music Easel.

2018: Quite the Year!

This summary courtesy of David McNamee of Blue Tapes label and big thank you David for producing my album, Multum in Parvo and sharing the gig at Cafe Oto in London!!! Lots of news this week on the Todd Barton front! BBC Radio 3‘s esteemed Late Junction recently broadcast Todd’s critically-acclaimed Music and Poetry of […]