I originally discovered Love Hultén via his retro gaming console designs. Someone had sent me a post of his via Instagram and I was hooked! After following his account for quite some time and delving a little deeper, I became infatuated with his custom synthesizer casings, like the Carrier 37 and Prism 37, custom made wooden cases for the Korg Minilogue, a four-voice analog synthesizer. Everything is produced, polished, and assembled by Hultén himself in Gothenburg, Sweden. Synth History: How did Love Hultén start? Hultén: I attended a local school of design in 2010 and discovered the passion for woodworking. And as a young boy, I used to tear electronic toys apart trying to understand thei
9/2: Musician and producer Kelly Lee Owens answers some questions.
8/5: James Murphy talks about his favorite synths, his first live gig and New York City. Read the interview here.
8/3: The Synth History Podcast is out! Episode one is on electronic music pioneer Wendy Carlos.
7/3: Love Hultén makes retro futuristic inspired custom synthesizers. Read the interview and learn about his process.
6/26: Synth History Vol. 3 is up on Spotify. Featuring DEVO, Yello, Afrika Bambaataa, Brian Eno, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Patrick Cowley and more.