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"
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"
I’ve been playing games from the DiRT series of rally games (in turn, a successor of the Colin McRae Rally series) for quite some time. More specifically, I enjoyed playing both DiRT 2 and DiRT 3, at least for what they were: action games in which you steer something resembling a car over a road […]Read more "Review: DiRT Rally"
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"
It’s time for another group of short game reviews – similar to what I already did in the past. Most of them are ones which I’ve bought for a reduced price, with them being already aged at the time – and for those for which this isn’t true, you can get most of them pretty cheap already, […]Read more "Another round of super-short game reviews"
Recently, Nicholas Payton wrote an article entitled “Will The Real Black Messiah Please Stand Up”. It turns up, he had simply been looking in the wrong places, thus completely forgetting non-black messiahs acting as a black messiah – such as “Mostly Other People Do The Killing”.Read more "Review: Mostly Other People Do The Killing – “Hannover”"
It had been quite some time that I enjoyed an album so thoroughly, let alone an album of electronic music. I became aware of Isotherme‘s work via my twitter surroundings, which, via scatterfilter, have drifted into a more electronic direction in recent time. However, I didn’t become aware of it before an announcement for his […]Read more "Review: Isotherme – “Nail”"