Articles tagged fm3

FM3: Chan Fang: Buddha Machine 3

The problem with the latest edition of FM3's Buddha Machine is simply that the novelty is gone.

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Reinventing the Music Box (Again)

FM3 updated its minimalist masterpiece to include new loops and a fun new pitch controller. But where does this progression stop, and what does it mean to the Buddha Machine's reputation as an instrument of simplicity?

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A company called Zendesk stumbles into the sublime.

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Various Artists: Jukebox Buddha

The common thread of the Buddha Machine is simply not enough to provide the sense of purpose necessary for an effective ambient release.

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29 Nov 2006 // 1:00 AM

FM3 and Dou Wei: Hou Guan Yin

Could we really have been expecting them to top the Buddha Machine?

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31 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	FM3: Buddha Machine

The Buddha Machine is a counterargument to the age of downloading housed in a little plastic box.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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