Category: Music

Hint, Hint, Hint….

It’s that time of year again, and time to think about what to get your favorite electronic musician for the holidays. In this video, Daniel Fisher from Sweetwater gives a quick overview of seven affordable options – most of these are under U$400, and all are under U$600. It should be noted that I have…

By GerenM November 18, 2022 0

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