The vintage revival scene of the 1990s has grown into a worldwide phenomenon as electronic musicians have begun to turn away from laptops to embrace the sound, physicality, and unpredictability of modular synthesizers. I Dream of Wires, co-written and produced by house music veteran Solvent, takes us along for an informative history of the modular synth and a look at the musicians who are part of its comeback, including Trent Reznor, Carl Craig, Vince Clarke of Erasure, and many more.Q & A with director Robert Fantinatto
North American Premiere
Short Documentary - Box of Sound
Chuck Przybyl / USA / 12 min.
Chicago-based circuit bender and musician Antoine Kattar turns a cigar box into a synthesizer in this film that lovingly documents every step of the process, from concept to music.