The story of early electronic instruments, and the nearly forgotten Canadian music pioneer who created the first synthesizers. As told through interviews with three modern-day modular synth musicians. A musical documentary about modular synthesizers, and a tribute to Hugh Le Caine. Shot and edited by Travis Boisvenu. Produced by Ryan Gibson.
MODULO screened at Resolution 2014, Sled Island Festival 2014, and was nominated for Best Director – Documentary at the Ottawa Independent Video Awards 2015. Featuring: Arturo Brisindi (AKA Hard Science) Edmund Eagan Mike McGrath (AKA Muff Wiggler) Thanks to the CBC, Soshal, The Library and Archives Canada, The Science and Technology Museum, Artengine, CHUO, Weird Canada. Listen to the CBC radio version produced by Ryan Gibson: soundcloud.com/ryanpaulgibson/modulo-ottawas-synth-secret Modulo was featured in issue 17.2 of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community journal. Look further here.