ON THE DOWNLOAD: WESTERN WARS

-Lilly Wave, ‘Western Wars’ Lilly Wave, a Pulsewidthmod side project that’s a bit more synthpop proper than the Krautrock-ian sturm und drang bleep-bloop she usually delivers, offers up righteous rage, dodgy didactism, and blunt, necessary naivete. ‘Western Wars’ casts Noam […]

CVLT NATION INTERVIEWS END RESULT PRODUCTIONS + FEATURE

EXPLORATIONS OF NEW WAVE Two of the releases from End Result Productions can be placed within an exploratory New Wave setting. Taking elements from the darker side of the ‘80s music scene in the UK, combining these with dark synthpop […]

REGEN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM

PulseWidthMod to release new album with End Result Productions Baltimore industrial artist PulseWidthMod has announced the release of its next album, titled Entelechy; with music and lyrics written and produced solely by Maeghan Donovan, the artist has described the band’s sound […]

ON THE DOWNLOAD: ERROR

Pulsewidthmod, ‘eRRor’ On the Baltimore Uprising-themed “#fearwillkeepthelocalsystemsinline,” Pulswidthmod doled out the dead-eyed synth sounds of John Carpenter and Nine Inch Nails to convey Orwellian dread as our city was under a curfew. This year’s follow-up “Right of Passage” feels more […]

artist interview at iHeartSynths.com

    013: pulsewidthmod I♥SYNTHS: Who is pulsewidthmod? pulsewidthmod is the solo project of Maeghan Donovan. Her set is emotive and the sounds are constantly evolving sequences that vary from ethereal to abrasive percussions. The result is an eclectic mix of tones […]

TOP TEN BALTIMORE PROTEST SONGS OF 2015

1. Young Moose feat. Martina Lynch, ‘No SunShine’ 2. Old Lines, ‘Midnight In Baltimore’ 3. Abdu Ali, ‘Keep Movin [Negro Kai]’ 4. Dboi Da Dome, ‘Fuck 12’ 5. PulseWidthMod, ‘An Awakening’ 6. Damond Blue, ‘Oh Baltimore’ 7. JPEGMAFIA, ‘I Wipe […]

SYNTH EXPLORER PULSEWIDTHMOD MAKES A RECORD ABOUT THE UPRISING

 Two days before Freddie Gray‘s death, Maeghan Donovan, who records sprawling synthesizer excursions as PulseWidthMod, began her album about the Baltimore Uprising—she just didn’t know it yet. At a pre-party for the dance event Vague Output on April 17, Donovan wove […]

BEST SOUNDTRACK TO THE REVOLUTION: PULSEWIDTHMOD

During the uprising, plenty of Baltimore musicians, inspired by the history happening all around them, cranked out some really great protest tracks. The one that stuck with us the most was ‘An Awakening’ by Maeghan Donavan, who records as PulseWidthMod. […]

ON THE DOWNLOAD: AN AWAKENING

‘An Awakening’: Jammy John Carpenter synths matched with a vocal declaring, “There has been an awakening, have you felt it?” swiped from the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” teaser. A subtle protest song made clear only by the tags on […]