FM3 Announces Third, “Chang Fang” Edition of Its Buddha Machine

FM3 have completed the third edition of their popular Buddha Machine series. Due out in December, Chan Fang (translation: “Zen Room”) drops the drone tones of previous releases for four extended classical loops.

According to the company’s site, “All tracks were composed and performed on the Qin, a seven-string zither revered as the grand-daddy of Chinese instruments. Deep sonorous tuning and complex harmonic overtones give the Qin a contemplative and soothing voice.”

We don’t have any samples of the machine yet, but we do have more photos and a video of someone performing with a Qin…