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John K-N commented on Ben Burnes's blog post Don’t underestimate the power of thanking and recognizing your fans.
"This is an awesome thing to do, Ben. And I'm very glad you posted it here.  I try to send a personal thank you out when someone buys my albums - and I also like to wait a bit."
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"8.28.14  -  “How fortunate am I” Excellent excellent poem, Steve.  Resonated with me."
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"discs look nice! "
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"Just google Metasonix for a Not Safe For Work excursion into bizarre pedals and modules.  Their amp head is the best/worst... the F___ing F____er.  With tons of graphics.   It appears they dropped that entire line - all the current…"
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"I reviewed one of their earlier pedals for Grooves Magazine some years ago. I found it....interesting. LOL I loved the concept (and found the documentation hilarious), but try as I may I couldn't really wrangle any useful sounds out of it, or…"
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"But, you probably can't show pictures of the Metasonix pedals on a family friendly site..."
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"What do you guys think of Metasonix fx pedals? I know that I really like the sound of their synth modules…vacuum tube oscillators! They made a complete synth for a while called "The Wretch Machine". I think you can hear on some NIN…"
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"You know my take: get 'em all..."
Fellirium liked John K-N's blog post Pausebox 0101 - I'm in Robot heaven!
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John K-N commented on Allen Fehr's blog post colliding galaxies
"kinda ambient jazz.  I'm enjoying this."

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John Koch-Northrup / jkn

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Tell us about yourself!
I release organic ambient techno and own the Relaxed Machinery label, work in IT mostly with EDI, collect music, and read a lot.

I've also helped put together this multi-label/multi-artist community with a lot of help from friends.

More than you ever wanted to know is on my bio page at my label Relaxed Machinery.

or you can read a lengthy interview with me by Michael Foster/Ambient Visions.

I also enjoy taking photos, especially macro.
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At 11:54am on August 9, 2014, Jaja said…

Happy happy happy birthday, dear John. We wish you all the very best in love, life and health.

At 5:18am on August 4, 2014, synth4ever said…

Thanks for the welcome John, look forward to contributing some ambient content! :)

At 6:55pm on July 23, 2014, Manos said…

No problem John...thank you so much!!!!

At 8:03am on July 9, 2014, Igneous Flame said…

Cheers John for featuring the photography stuff !

There's nothing like getting a new camera to inspire new things. I've added a filter adapter to my Sony RX100, so I'm playing with an InfraRed filter, graduated color filters and the like.

At 4:03am on May 16, 2014, Madlen Korps said…

Thank you John!

At 10:41pm on April 21, 2014, Robby Baby Dark Poet of Amour said…

Hello there :) Just wanted to drop off a hello and how do you do. Hope things are going well for you :)

At 10:28am on April 18, 2014, Jaja said…

Thanks so much John. Goog egg : ) That sounds crazy haha !!!!

Happy Easter!

At 12:33pm on April 16, 2014, William Hartke said…

Thanks for the welcome! Looking forward to all thereat info and music here!!!

At 7:34pm on April 9, 2014, Robby Baby Dark Poet of Amour said…

I thought of you when I saw this pic...for some reason, they called it "sh*tbot" LOL!

At 4:02pm on April 3, 2014, Jaja said…

John, thank you for featuring my stars album!! Have you seen, i made the interview for you : ) send you greetings on the wings of spring : )

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