How's it going! Today we are gonna take a look at the Cherry Audio Surrealistic MG-1 Plus! Whew, that was a mouthful. Turned out to be an earful too. I was pleasantly surprised by this thing. I briefly owned the Radio Shack/Realistic MG-1. It ended up having some issues with the output so I got rid of it. But I loved the sound so much that I copped a mint condition Moog Rogue when the opportunity presented itself. The Rogue is the "pro" version of the MG-1 with a few differen
Hey, you all knew this one was coming eventually. My favorite piece of hardware production gear (overall second only to Ableton!).....the thing that first fueled my addiction. The venerable, Akai MPC. Here is a look into my favorite 5! 1. Mpc Live Pound for pound, this is the best MPC in my opinion. Multitrack recording, 2GB of ram, internal solid-state drive, USB connectivity, etc. Plus it's portable because of the on-board battery. This thing is a monster. I'm amazed every
Hello all, today I released my latest piece of work; "Redux" It was a project I started a few months back. Basically a creative voyage through the year. Just me, my samplers and synths. Please check it out below!!
#1. Roland D50 I’ve always had a soft for this synth. I think the metallic bass patches are what I gravitate towards. This is one of the hardest to program synths I’ve ever owned. I was blessed to have owned an original and a reissue/clone version (D05). Though tedious to program, the effects section is money and the sounds have a harsh yet warm feel. This is the early 90s soundtrack synth. #2. Yamaha DX7 What can I say that hasn't been said about this thing. King of the FM s