Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged fm3

Thursday, April 7 2011

FM3: Chan Fang: Buddha Machine 3

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


Thursday, April 23 2009

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?


Wednesday, December 24 2008

The Zendesk FM3 Buddha Machine Wall

A company called Zendesk stumbles into the sublime.


Wednesday, December 20 2006

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.


Wednesday, November 29 2006

FM3 and Dou Wei: Hou Guan Yin

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


Monday, October 31 2005

FM3: Buddha Machine

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


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
PopMatters' LUCY Giveaway! in PopMatters's Hangs on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.