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Strange Logic

1176 and LA2A

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.

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An Arp Odyssey — New in original box.

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.

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Diy Synth Choices — The Final Three

I love analog synthesisers. I’ve always have. In fact one of the main reasons Vox Robot started was as a good excuse to build, tinker, and play with a few of the little beasties. As luck would have it analog synthesizers are having a bit of a renaissance. Is ridiculous to think that we have at least an order of magnitude more choice in absolutely every facet of building a big modular than the hip kids of the 60 and 70’s. Continue reading Diy Synth Choices — The Final Three

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The one that got away. Sequential Circuits Prophet 5

 

One great regret – of the many – is the Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 that I never bought in 1986 as it sat collecting dust at Music Magic. I let it get away.

Yes, the Prophet 5 is indeed a legend. The list of its users is a who’s who of musical heavy hitters. Continue reading The one that got away. Sequential Circuits Prophet 5