• Presets for Massive from Prime Loops

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    I am neck-deep in the music production for my forthcoming album Four Track, and just starting the process of redesigning the bass parts for all 13 songs. In preparation for the task I just read most of the manual for Native Instrument’s incredibly popular Massive...
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  • Bespoke Synth

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    A few months ago at the A3E conference, I was fortunate to spend an evening with Ryan Challinor. Ryan was my collaborator on the free SetListFire Max for Live patch, and he is currently developing an ambitious new piece of music-creation software called Bespoke. Calling...
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  • The Future of the Keyboard Synthesizer

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    The chromatic keyboard was historically the first “traditional” musical interface to be successfully paired with electronic sound generation. Today we’re smack in the middle of an era where “alternative” interfaces like grid-controllers are becoming massively popular, and minds are exploding everywhere with the myriad possibilities...
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  • NAMM 2015 Highlights

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    NAMM has just ended and the web is stocked with fresh gear-related news. Music manufacturers from around the world have been sharing their latest efforts and helping shape the future of the instruments we play. I’ve dug through much of what’s happening and selected a...
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