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I've been going through all of the patches on my Virus TI2 and using my web app to keep track of the ones I like. 200, so far, and I'm only through the "O's" in the Pad category. Phew! A lot of the patches are very idiosyncratic and/or distracting, but some of them are just amazing. Cremoma HS is my favorite so far. In fact, it inspired me to record something for the first time in months. Only 17 more categories to go. I don't expect I'll find as many that I like in the non-Pad categories,…Continue
I've just recorded what may be the most beautiful thing to have come out of my fingers and equipment, which I've called Thing 002. It's on my main page and at Soundcloud. It feels to me like it came directly from my sadness with little interference from my mind. I'm still too close to it to be objective - if I everamobjective - but I think it stands up OK. It's a little incoherent like my sadness, but after several…Continue
I'm going to be shopping for an audio interface and want recommendations. I've got 6 outputs on my Virus TI2 (eat your hearts out :-P), though I doubt I'll be using them all at the same time, but you never know (I don't). I have a MOTU MIDI Express XT, so I should be covered for MIDI, but I'm pretty clueless about audio interfaces. I won't have a lot to spend, but I don't want to buy trouble by going cheap. I do have one USB 3.0 port, but no Firewire. Any suggestions?
...that i listen to my own music more than that of anyone else's? OK, define "weird," I know, but I just don't feel like I have time or head space to seek out much more than what stillstream.com offers. I am always rewarded in some way by listening to that station and often learn something, such as when mike metlay's daughter performs during her Mystery Bubble shows. Such elegant simplicity (but don't tell her).
Anyway, how do you dj types spread your attention around so…Continue