Author: GerenM

When Things Go Away

I don’t like change much. And, I especially don’t like changes that deprive me (and others) of creative tools and options. Twenty-two years ago, when I was first seriously starting to use software synthesizers, my creative partner and I were doing a lot of work with products from Native Instruments (specifically Reaktor, B4, and Traktor).…

By GerenM September 9, 2022 0

Korgs I’ve Owned Part 8 — Opsix: A New Approach to FM

This is post 8 of 8 in the series “Korgs I've Owned” On numerous occasions, I’ve alluded to having a love/hate relationship with Korg keyboards. With the exception of a few scant hours with a modular Moog in college, and some experimentation designing various circuitry of my own shortly after, my synthesis adventures in general,…

By GerenM August 19, 2022 0

Lemondrop, Very Pretty …

The newest addition to my studio … er … collection of music creation gear is the nanobox|lemondrop from 1010Music. It’s a very portable granular synthesizer that I initially mentioned in passing in a post back in March. So, just what is granular synthesis? Wikipedia has a good general explanation: Granular synthesis is a sound synthesis…

By GerenM August 1, 2022 0