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Rhodes Mk1 73 tune/toneing

Rhodes Mk1 73 tune/toneing

First attempt in shaping the tone of an electric piano. Its able to bark now:)  
Live at Boiler Room Berlin (Video+Soundcloud)

Live at Boiler Room Berlin (Video+Soundcloud)

Jacob Korn delivering an amazing LIVE show at that Groove Magazine Takeover! Jacob Korn Boiler Room Set 12.12.12 – Track ID. Jacob Korn – Mirrorflip – Dolly. Dj Yellow & Yota – Someone (Jacob Korn RMX) – Exquisite Pain. Jacob Korn – I Like The Sun (But Not On LCD´s)...
"You & Me" Kritik in Spex 341

“You & Me” Kritik in Spex 341

Clubmusik mit Holger Klein. Das Label Uncanny Valley stellt in Dresden für eine beachtliche Anzahl an Musikern ein kreatives Zentrum dar. Der wohl bekannteste unter ihnen ist der Cross-Media-Künstler Jacob Korn. Mit “You & Me” (Uncanny Valley) legt er nun sein erstes Album vor. Da Korn gerne mit anderen Menschen...
"You & Me" Review on Resident Advisor

“You & Me” Review on Resident Advisor

If Workshop, Smallville and Dial are the wise, safe old hands of deep house, then Dresden’s Uncanny Valley are here to fuck shit up with some post punk attitude and sonic scuzz. At the heart of the label since day dot has been Jacob Korn, someone who has shied away...
"You & Me" Review of Little White Earbuds

“You & Me” Review of Little White Earbuds

Jacob Korn, You & Me [Uncanny Valley] There’s a propensity for musicians to become ever more fiddly and experimental as their careers progress. It’s often irritating, but Jacob Korn’s recent experimentation with dance-floor motion sensors in the “search for an ideal format of a virtual environment” doesn’t reflect negatively on...
Uncanny House - Interview for RBMA

Uncanny House – Interview for RBMA

  Jacob Korn has kept busy since his graduation from the 2007 Academy. After releasing singles with labels such as Running Back, Permanent Vacation and his own collaborative Uncanny Valley; winning Dresden’s Advancement Award Förderpreis; and operating kinetic technology workshops with children, today he releases his first album under his own name,...
Jacob Korn - You & Me - Album Release Tour

Jacob Korn – You & Me – Album Release Tour

It might not be overstated to call „You & Me“, the debut album by Jacob Korn, long overdue. Ever since the Dresden resident decided to focus more on the House side of electronic music in 2007 he released music that is equally good as it is promising. With records out...
Elbe, Oper, Bassdrum (Feature aus De:Bug 163)

Elbe, Oper, Bassdrum (Feature aus De:Bug 163)

Elbe, Oper, Bassdrum Das junge Label Uncanny Valley mischt Dresden auf (Foto: Robert Arnold) Vom Tal der Ahnungslosen zur dicken Stecknadel auf der internationalen Musiklandkarte: Obwohl Dresden eine amtliche Techno-Tradition hat, ist der jüngste Aufmerksamkeitsschub vor allem dem jungen Label Uncanny Valley zu verdanken. Wir haben Jacob Korn, Philipp Demankowski...
DJ-Set at Beats In Space NYC

DJ-Set at Beats In Space NYC

  After playing in SF, at Mutek Montreal and New York City Jacob took the chance to stop by at the Beats In Space Radio show with Tim Sweeney. There’s a lot of new material in the mix including the title track of the forthcoming album and two new pieces forPermanent Vacation....
Video-Feature from "Slices" 01-12 is online

Video-Feature from “Slices” 01-12 is online

“Dresden has quite a lot going thru it in terms of electronic music. In particular its the label Uncanny Valley that really sticks out from the pack. One of their most notable producers is the multi-media-artist Jacob Korn…” Thx to the slices team for the nice interview. More Slices features: www.electronicbeats.net/tv/slices...
Installation "Sinneslandschaften" im Grassi Museum Leipzig

Installation “Sinneslandschaften” im Grassi Museum Leipzig

Im GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig können Besucher ab 4. März die 360-Grad-Rauminstallation »Sinneslandschaften« erleben, in der sie in einen virtuellen Raum abtauchen. Fotos: Christoph Sandig Am Sonntag, 4. März 2012, eröffnet das GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig den dritten und letzten Teil seiner Ständigen Ausstellung. Besucher können nicht nur...
"IT" in top 50 of Groove 134

“IT” in top 50 of Groove 134

“IT” is # 13 in GROOVE CHARTS März/April 2012 Top 50 Singles Pachanga Boys – Girlcatcher – Hippie Dance Kevin Saunderson – Future (feat. Inner City) – Defected Wincent Kunth – MDR 008 – MDR Juju & Jordash/Morphosis – Dekmantel Anniversary Series Part 1 – Dekmantel Chicago Skyway – Londinium – Uzuri Marcel Dettmann...
De:Bug Charts 2011

De:Bug Charts 2011

Big thank you to all the readers of De:Bug magazine for voting “SHE” as number 6 single for 2011! Source: De:Bug 159 Lesercharts Single Related articles New Video: Jacob Korn – SHE (jacobkorn.de) UV005 / Jacob Korn – She EP (uncannyvalley.de)
"She" in 2011 "Groove" top 20

“She” in 2011 “Groove” top 20

DJ-JAHRESCHARTS Die 20 besten Tracks 2011 Eines kann man wirklich nicht behaupten: dass 2011 kein ergiebiges Jahr mit vielen charismatischen Hits und einer neuen Produzentengeneration war, die die Dancefloors weltweit erschüttert hat. Großer gemeinsamer Nenner bei den Leser- und DJ-Charts war das Comeback von Stimmspuren in den unterschiedlichsten Tonlagen. Die menschliche Stimme...
"Slices" DVD Label Feature: Uncanny Valley

“Slices” DVD Label Feature: Uncanny Valley

Once, on a sunny day in Dresden… have a look!
New Video: Jacob Korn - SHE

New Video: Jacob Korn – SHE

http://www.discogs.com/Jacob-Korn-She-EP/release/2918734 Jacob Korn — She EP Label: Uncanny Valley, Uncanny Valley Catalog#: UV 005, UV005 Format: Vinyl, 12″, EP, 33 ⅓ RPM Country: Germany Released: 08 Jun 2011 Genre: Electronic Style: Deep House Credits▲ Artwork [Cover Painting] — Valérie-Françoise Vogt Layout — Robert Willner, Thomas Neugebauer Mastered By — Pure...
Gerd feat. Elbee Bad H.O.U.S.E. (Jacob Korn RMX) Review in "Groove" 132

Gerd feat. Elbee Bad H.O.U.S.E. (Jacob Korn RMX) Review in “Groove” 132

Gerd feat. Elbee Bad H.O.U.S.E. (inkl. Jacob Korn, Neville Watson, Arttu Mixes) Nicht auf dem neuen Vinyl befindet sich leider das Original von 1994. Nachdem Gerd den vor authentischer, europäischer Begeisterung für die neue amerikanische Musik berstenden Track anlässlich einer Tournee von Elbee Bad in Benelux aufgenommen hatte, verschwand das...
VA - If This Is House I Want My Money Back Vol 2, EP 1 review on Juno

VA – If This Is House I Want My Money Back Vol 2, EP 1 review on Juno

If we were to judge the forthcoming If This Is House I Want My Money Back Zwei compilation on the basis of the four tracks on this sampler, then it’s likely that the twelve track set due out on Permanent Vacation will rank highly amongst our favourites of 2011. Set for release...
Feature in "De:Bug" 154

Feature in “De:Bug” 154

JACOB KORN - Uncanny Hero Vom Tal der Ahnungslosen zum Tal der zeitlosen Deepness – Dresden mausert sich mehr und mehr zur festen Säule des House-Resonanzraums zwischen Berlin, Jena und Leipzig. Das höchste Fähnchen auf der Landkarte setzt gerade Uncanny Valley ins Elbtal – ein sympathisch pulsierendes Label, das verschiedene Protagonisten...
"She" in Top 10 of "Groove" June

“She” in Top 10 of “Groove” June

“She” in the Remix of John Talabot scored the second place in the Top 50 Single-Charts of GrooveMagazine June 2011. Together with Sneaker and the UV 004 there are 3 Uncanny Valley releases in this list. Thx everybody for playing out!!! http://www.groove.de/charts.php Related articles Review of “She” EP on Juno...
Review of "She" EP on Juno

Review of “She” EP on Juno

Hype is a funny thing. Sometimes an artist can go from unheralded underground producer to much-discussed dancefloor hero in the blink of an eye. That’s what’s happened to Jacob Korn. Less than a month ago, the Uncanny Valley man was being described by deep house nerds as one to watch;...
Resident Advisor Label of the month: Uncanny Valley

Resident Advisor Label of the month: Uncanny Valley

The new house (and techno and acid and downtempo and more) sound from Dresden. In the internet age information comes thick and fast. You simply can’t keep up, and you can’t rightfully claim ignorance. It’s right there in front of you as long as you’re willing to look. It wasn’t...
"Uncanny Valley" Portrait in Groove 130

“Uncanny Valley” Portrait in Groove 130

Uncanny Valley – Charakter zeigen, hängen bleiben. Während Dresden lange Zeit von seinem Ruf als ostdeutsche Techno-Hochburg zehren musste, sorgt derzeit eine ganze Reihe junger Produzenten wieder für frischen Wind im Elbtal. Das Label Uncanny Valley zeigt, dass die sächsische Landeshauptstadt neben mittlerweile etablierten Künstlern wie Jacob Korn oder Break...
Workshop at Art On Wires Conference 2011 (Oslo)

Workshop at Art On Wires Conference 2011 (Oslo)

Here we  are again. The young Art.On.Wires festival opens its doors for the second time. Like last year, we arrived in a very warm and wellcoming atmosphere here in Oslo. Not just because the sun is shining… Today the day starts with an introduction talk by Alexander Eichhorn, the founder of...
Workshop at "Future Everything" Manchester

Workshop at “Future Everything” Manchester

We were invited to be part of the Future Everything 2011 conference in Manchester, during which we were asked to build something from scratch. The result of this 3 day Open Workshop is an interactive audioreactive instrument built on the basis of Switchboy, a visual-framework for realtime A/V-performances in large...
Live at Panorama Bar Berlin (UV-Night)

Live at Panorama Bar Berlin (UV-Night)

Interview: Thilo Schneider. Uncanny Valley - Bitte stellt Euch vor. Wir sind das Label Uncanny Valley aus Dresden und wir veröffentlichen Tracks von Künstlern aus unserer Heimatstadt oder aus der näheren Umgebung. Bisher sind drei Compilation-EPs mit jeweils vier Tracks erschienen. Die vorerst letzte Compilation-EP kommt im Mai und ist ein...
Little White Earbuds Podcast 79: Jacob Korn

Little White Earbuds Podcast 79: Jacob Korn

Here is a podcast and an interview for “Little White Earbuds” Ever since Jacob Korn’s scorching debut on Running Back, where his “I Like The Sun (But Not On LCD’s)” burned his name into minds like the aforementioned celestial sphere into retinas, he’s steadily been adding to his impressive discography,...
AC Presentation at CTM2011 - FESTIVAL AS LAB – SYMPOSIUM

AC Presentation at CTM2011 – FESTIVAL AS LAB – SYMPOSIUM

Presentation of Automatic Clubbing at clubtransmediale 2011 Symposium // 04/02 › HAU 1 SCHEDULE 12:15 › Festival as Lab Toolkit (FALT) Presentation: Drew Hemment [UK] 13:15 › Festival as Lab Open Call Presentation of the Winning Project by Conrad Schneider (intolight) and  Adam Nieman. 14:15 › Automatic Clubbing Presentation: Thomas...
Uncanny Heroes - Video

Uncanny Heroes – Video

UNCANNY HEROES is an interactive dancefloor installation, which masterly connects club visitors, dance music and surrounding 3D graphics. It is a highly participative mix between a music live act and gaming environment. With their body movements, visitors play on the installation like on a harmonic and cooperative instrument. Visual and...
Deep in Dresden - Interview on Zero"

Deep in Dresden – Interview on Zero”

Jacob Korn is Germany’s great new house music hope, combining sophistication and rawness in his productions for labels like Running Back and Dolly. We talk to the up and coming producer about his music, his background in media art, and Dresden’s new Uncanny Valley imprint. Over the past few years...
featured in Top 50 Tracks of 2010 on Resident Advisor

featured in Top 50 Tracks of 2010 on Resident Advisor

RA winds up its year-end polls with the staff’s take on the top tunes of the year. One thing you probably didn’t see coming in 2010: the glorious return of the anthem. Unlike last year, when ultra-subtle tracks like STL’s “Silent State” made the top 5, 2010′s top 50 is packed...
Harmony Universe - virtuelles Musikinstrument für körperbetontes Lernen

Harmony Universe – virtuelles Musikinstrument für körperbetontes Lernen

Jacob Korn – Harmony Universe. Ein virtuelles Musikinstrument zur Vermittlung von komplexen musiktheoretischen Zusammenhängen unter Berücksichtigung von körperbetontem Lernen. Digitale Musikinstrumente und Musikspiele sind in ihrer Spielweise in den letzten Jahren stärker in Richtung Ganzkörpersteuerung entwickelt worden. Doch geschieht das Spielen dieser Instrumente und Spiele mit alternativen Eingabemöglichkeiten oft allein....
Music Production: Livesets/DJ

Music Production: Livesets/DJ

I played live or as a DJ in clubs and at festivals in Canada (RBMA-Toronto), Spain (Sonár Festival-Barcelona), Netherlands (Picnic at Night-Amsterdam), Sweden, Denmark (Dunkel), Norway (Fisk og VILD-Oslo), Switzerland (Formbar-Bern), Austria and Germany (Distillery-Leipzig, Panorama Bar-Berlin).  If you are interested in seeing me live, check out: Calendar of the...
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Eröffnung ANIMATION-DISC-O in den TSD

Eröffnung ANIMATION-DISC-O in den TSD

Heute startet die Austellung “ANIMATION-DISC-O” des Deutschen Instituts für Animationsfilm in den Technischen Sammlungen Dresden mit “Phonolight”, einer interaktiven Installation von Deborah Schmidt und Jacob Korn. ANIMATION-DISC-O knüpft die Verbindung zwischen vorfilmischem Wunderrad und aktuellen Animationsfilmen, Musikvideos und Performances. Anhand der Arbeiten von fünf internationalen Künstlern zeigt die Ausstellung, wie mittels Farbe, Druck oder Collage...
Sound for "26. Filmfest Dresden" Trailer

Sound for “26. Filmfest Dresden” Trailer

Did the Music Production of the 2014 Shortfilm Festival Trailer.
Sound Demos for "Detunized-Electromagnetic" Refill

Sound Demos for “Detunized-Electromagnetic” Refill

Electromagnetic ReFill is an exciting collection of Combinators and instrument patches that source their sounds from the noises of computers upon booting, reading from CD-ROM, accessing WiFi, formatting hard disks or floppies. All these often unwanted and disturbing noises were captured with a variety of contact microphones and induction coils that revealed a deep look...
Modding tube mics

Modding tube mics

Changed the stock tubes. Groove tubes sound better then the TAD. Removed the soldered grill for more transparent highs. Easy mods, what a great cheap mic this T-Bone SCT-800 is!!
Lawo Preamp modding

Lawo Preamp modding

Got this racked version of the Lawo V976 class A preamp with 3 channels (including Haufe Transformer for input and output).  76db of gain!!! similar design to Neumann, TAB, Telefunken etc. Put some additional knobs for cut and phase and some overload LEDs in.
TR-808 DIY project - attack of the clones

TR-808 DIY project – attack of the clones

Building an TR-808 clone – project documentation   First test of the xlarge´s DIY tr-808 clone with MFB seq1 – loads of modifications, work in progress. PCBs by: www.curetronic.com Project site: http://xlargex.xl.funpic.de Modifications: www.stereoping.com/tr0815-clone/?lang=de Mods described: http://www.firstpr.com.au/rwi/tr-808/                     
Im Studio bei Jacob Korn (SYNmag NR.37)

Im Studio bei Jacob Korn (SYNmag NR.37)

Hier ist das Interview aus dem Synthesizer-Magazin SYNmag vom März/April 2013.   Words: Elmar von Cramon Fotos: David Pinzer, Jacob Korn (Studiobilder) Related articles UV Funk 011: Best Of 2012 (uncannyvalley.de)
Top 5 Album + Newcomer in "Groove" Reader Poll 2012

Top 5 Album + Newcomer in “Groove” Reader Poll 2012

Top 5 Albums in Groove Magazine Reader Poll 2012: Top 5 Newcomer in Groove Magazine Reader Poll 2012: Thank you very much for voting! Related articles “You & Me” in 2012 top 30 album charts of teshno.com (jacobkorn.de) Jacob Korn @ Boiler Room (uncannyvalley.de) Happy New Year! (uncannyvalley.de) Podcast for “Trace A Line” (jacobkorn.de)
Interview für CDR Berlin (deutsch)

Interview für CDR Berlin (deutsch)

Hier ist ein kleines Interview für die Workshopreihe “CDR Berlin” für die ich ein wenig erzählt habe. Related articles “You & Me” in 2012 top 30 album charts of teshno.com (jacobkorn.de) Jacob Korn @ Boiler Room (uncannyvalley.de) New Megamix-Podcast by Jacob Korn (uncannyvalley.de)
"You & Me" in 2012 top 30 album charts of teshno.com

“You & Me” in 2012 top 30 album charts of teshno.com

Number 23, jacob korn, you & me, uncanny valley (listen/buy it) uncanny valley have many a talent in their extended family, but the first to breakthrough with an album all his own was jacob korn. well, it was sort of all his own, because every track also featured a high profile guest either on vocals or beat work...
"You&me" in Groove 139 Album Top 5

“You&me” in Groove 139 Album Top 5

Number 5 in Album Top 10 in “Groove” magazine this month! Thx!
Podcast for "Trace A Line"

Podcast for “Trace A Line”

We talked about him just a month ago for the release of his You & Me album, Jacob Korn hits the headlines again with this exclusive and very well-executed podcast. Like most members of the Uncanny Valley label based in Dresden, Jacob discovered music production through hip-hop, jazz and IDM, three quite different genres of music that he started combining with...