Archive for the 'Technical' Category

The Matrix, Reloaded.


After futzing with a MiniMoog for a few days, I started thinking to myself “you know, I should really get myself an analog synth. Just to play with.” Then it occurred to me that I already have an analog synth, just to play with, that I never use. About a dozen years ago I bought, for a stultifyingly low $80
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Me vs. LANDR


LANDR, an online automatic mastering service, just announced a major upgrade to their service.  Their claim is that it provides “more focus, color and dynamics” and “rivals professional engineers.” That’s a bold claim.  A claim that cannot go unchallenged. Brian Hazard of Resonance Mastering already did a pretty in-depth comparison of their early version.  I thought it might be interesting
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Gearfest 2015

Another year, another trip to Sweetwater’s GearFest in the sweltering Indiana sun.  This year I guess they had nearly as many attendees as Summer NAMM, which is fairly impressive.  Especially considering the frequent and unpredictable massive downpours that would occasionally shutter the gear tents and send attendees running for shelter. My agenda this year was a lot less educational and
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