Portrait XO is a self-produced experimental pop artist. She experiments with innovative music technology, synesthesia, storytelling, and communicating at the intersection of art, music, science, and technology. Collaborating with the most cutting edge inventors, she discovers new forms of creativity with the most diversity.
We’ve some special picks from the NAMM Show, by Portrait XO. She’s an Electronic Music Artist, Resident Artist at SAMPLEnHOLD the regular electronic music night in LA, and recent founding member of nonprofit The IASAS (International Association of Synaesthetes, Artists, and Scientists).
Portrait XO chats with BT at the premiere of Behringer’s DeepMind 12 synth at their synth-a-thon. Includes the making of BT’s successful crowdfunding campaign, tips on breaking through creative blocks, and his contribution to music tech as a developer.
Teenage Engineering unveiled some exciting new gear at NAMM 2017 - I talked to them about their new video synth the OP-Z, and also the latest Pocket Operator, the PO-32 tonic.
Roland had some great new gear on show at NAMM - I talked to David Ahlund in depth about the SYSTEM-8 and the DJ-808.
SoundStage VR is an innovative music instrument sandbox built specifically for room-scale virtual reality. Portrait XO interviews inventor Logan Olson.
SESH is a game-changing app that’s a peer-to-peer music production market place. It lets you find recording studios, rehearsal space, gear rentals and talent for hire. Portrait XO talks to Roxertronica - fashion designer / stylist / DJ / CMO and Co-Founder of the new app.
Kitmonsters NAMM Show 2016 Review, by Portrait (Rania Kim).