Or: how I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Ableton LIVE
This long time Apple user has written off Logic Pro X.
If you are reading this you probably know that Logic Pro has been Apple’s flagship DAW since they acquired eMagic in the early aughts and then kept the software and quickly killed the hardware. I’m still using my 2 long suffering end-of-life Unitors 8 but that is a story for a different day.
The CRE8Audio Nifty Bundle is small, versatile, easily portable bundle at a very reasonable price. At 267.99 (as of this writing) it is —as far as I know— the cheapest first step one can take into the magical mystical world of eurorack modular synthesis.
1977 may be the best year for movies of the late 20th century. Here are just a few: Star Wars (episodes names came much later), Annie Hall,Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Saturday Night Fever (the movie that gave us Fran Dresher — yes look it up), Smokey and the Bandit, A Bridge Too Far, The Spy Who loved Me, The Deep, The Exorcist II, Orca (who knew one could be scared by a 70’s movie with Bo Derek), Airport 77; I could go on but you are all bored by now.
This little wunderkind should be everyone first step into the very deep hole of modular synthesis. The hole is deep and expensive, but at around $500 US this very capable tiny semi-modular will keep you busy for a long long while.
If you are reading this, a window or windows of your car have disappeared into the door of your car never to be seen again. You heard one single clunk as the window was going up (usually) and the next time it slid down was the last time you saw it. Continue reading Of driving dogs and broken windows. Oh BMW.→
An Arp Odyssey – New in original box. Until very recently the only place you could have read this headline is eBay. And in the very unlikely event that you have come across such a listing, one would be expected to pay 9 million dollars and your first male heir. However now a small company from Japan has decided that is a good idea to have another go at it.
As I write this, I can’t help but feel that NAMM this year found a hot tub time machine. First it was the mighty trio from Moog. And now even more blasts from the past. This one is a Prophet! Continue reading Prophet 6. Yes please!→