The christmas season does have advantages – like receiving gifts which, in the best case, are a Korg Volca Kick. This latest offering in Korg’s highly interesting Volca series of small, low-priced synthesizers, follows suit on the Beats, Bass, Keys, Sample and FM. “Kick”, so that means it can only do kick sounds, making it […]Read more "A New Synth – Korg Volca Kick"
Starting with version 9, Steinberg has discontinued the 32bit versions for their main DAW product line “Cubase”.
Read on what that means for me – and for Cubase users in general.Read more "Cubase breaks the 32bit barrier – and doesn’t look back."
Here’s my seasonal wish/gift list – the things you might want to wish for if you are or give if you know a synth/music kinda guy.Read more "A Seasonal Gift/Wish List for the Synth People"
So I got this Elektron Analog Rytm, on my quest to assemble (possibly) an all-analogue setup for making a synth album. Before I start diving into the feature lineup, and still later into some hands-on experience, I’d like to start with a Prologue: Why I got it Hardware drum machines/groove boxes had been almost removed […]Read more "Review: Elektron Analog Rytm"
SPL have made a passive mastering EQ – the PassEq – and then done a VST version of it. Does this even make sense? I decided to find outRead more "Review: SPL PassEq VST"
Yesterday, Cubase told me this: What had I done? In the project for Erlanger Programm, I had tried to open the folder for the b part. (For those of you not familiar with Cubase: you can arrange tracks in your project view in folders, which you can then open and close, thus allowing you to […]Read more "Erlanger Programm – Lack of Progress by Unsatisfactory DAW"
It was early in 2014 when the following thought crossed my mind: “Why is it necessary that for digital photography, I do not only carry around a lens and an image sensor, but also a GPS, a large touch display, a complex microcontroller – all in all, things that a smartphone owner tends to carry […]Read more "Review: Sony ILCE-QX1 SmartShot Camera"