This past week we finally got to do some real engineer work over at the studio. Fam brought in a client with a nice drum set and we were able to use our Pots and Pan ic techniques which we haven't for what seems like ages! Feels good to get down and dirty again. Hopefully, things open up so that more sessions like this one can be had. The biggest takeaway I got from this session is how much our mic locker has expanded in the last few years. I remember when having a Sennheiser
This week I take a look at My Fave 5 Hardware synths! This time I do it a little differently, I break them up into three different categories: Budget, Intermediate, and Big Boy! Check out part one below and stay tuned for the other two in the series!
The last couple days I got a chance to use my beloved MPC 4000 after months of not using it. This thing is like driving a Cadillac! I got a new found love for it after copping and using the Roland MV8800 for a few weeks. The MV is great don’t get me wrong, the features are pretty robust for the time period it came out in ( 8 audio tracks, 512 ram, internal hard drive, built-in library of Synths, sounds and legacy TR drums, etc.) But two things that really bother me about the
A few weeks ago I was able to get a pretty decent condition Roland MV8800. It had a few surface scratches so I got a pretty good price on it. I haven’t used one of these for nearly 10 years! After a couple hours, i was back in the groove like I never left. The sounds and effects built into this unit are amazing! You can use them as a serial or parallel. Only issue I’m having is getting more than one audio track working at once, i know it’s something I’ll figure out in the nea