Mar 062012
 
Instagram, Chillwave, and SiriusXM U

I started listening to SiriusXM U a couple of months ago – I think it’s important to keep in touch with what’s happening in college radio (which is different than mainstream Alternative). I was immediately struck by the gratuitous use of reverb, the likes of which I hadn’t heard in decades, if at all. Reverb […]

Jan 052012
 
Moog's Detroit Minitaur Pre-Launch Event with Holy F*ck

I was fortunate to be invited to the Detroit pre-launch event introducing Moog Music’s new Minitaur analog bass synthesizer module to a small group of people. The invitation-only event was held late last month at High Bias Recordings, a studio with a great vibe, stacked high with all varieties of vintage gear and staffed by a phenomenal […]

Nov 232011
 
Twenty-One Moogfest 2011 Awards

From the viewpoint of one attendee of Moogfest 2011 (me), here are twenty-one awards from Moogfest 2011: 1. Best Music Technology Immersion Award – The Moogaplex: Not only a synth-geek haven (not that there’s anything wrong with that), but three full afternoons of great insight into the past, progression, and future of music technology. And […]