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Review - Novation Peak May 24, 2018 12:43

The Peak is the hybrid synth merging the two lines into one.  It’s filter stage is analog but it’s oscillators are digital.  These are not your dad’s digital oscillators however...

Akai MPC Live Impressions/review June 02, 2017 08:33

After having the MPC live for a few weeks, I thought I'd do a simple video on what I like about the Live, and what's missing from the O.S


Review of Carbon Electra (for bedroom producers blog) August 16, 2015 19:46

"Carbon is quite a capable synth, very streamlined and inviting to tweak. It gets a lot of things right in its workflow where some other synths fail. As far as sound goes, Carbon Electra has the kind of sonic richness that makes it sound like a wavetable synthesizer at times and it’s also one of those synths that distracts me endlessly from my initial programming plans."

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Review NI Massive July 27, 2015 13:21

At first glance it's easy enough to dismiss Massive with today's vintage analog style offerings. Computer power and analog modeling have come a long way since its release, but there is a huge world of sounds outside of what analog synthesis can provide and it's in that domain that Massive shines.

My favourite Free (or inexpensive) Plugins July 17, 2015 19:29 4 Comments

ex3Many cheap or even free plugins are extremely good.  Occasionally a free plugin bests just about everything out there.  Such is the case with my first plugin on the list, the TDR Kotelnikov...


Review: Audient ID22 June 29, 2015 21:47

Audient is a British company, founded in 1997 who have a reputation in the pro-audio industry for their top flight analog consoles and their ASP008 Mic-pre racks (now updated to the ASP880). They have recently taken their expertise in high end audio and applied it to creating the new, relatively affordable at $699 & high quality audio interface the ID22.