Archive for October, 2006

Laptop Jam 06.2

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

The SF Bay Area Reason User Group had another cool laptop jam at Lennon Rehearsal Studios in the SOMA district. Everyone’s weekend schedule was pretty loaded recently, so we decided to organize a mid-week get-together. Besides the usual suspects (Ed, Mark, and me), Rick and Tony (along with his classmate John) came by […]

121st AES Convention SF

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

The 121st Convention of the Audio Engineering Society met at the Moscone Center in San Francisco last week, and I managed to make it in to check out a few of the lectures and see all of the goodies. I love gear, and have way more than i need, so normally, i’m not overwhelmed […]

Minerva 8 Polyphonic Synthesizer

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

If you’re a regular on the Propellerhead Software User Forum, then you may have already downloaded this new ReFill. It’s a specialized combinator dubbed the Minerva-8, a Malström based synthesis system that uses three simultaneous oscillators to simulate an analog synth.
This is nothing new - a lot of people stack Malströms in a combi […]

Recording The Beatles

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

I finally seen Bryan Kehew and Kevin Ryan’s much anticipated book, Recording The Beatles. It’s the ultimate guide for gear freaks about the legendary recordings at Abbey Road, and goes into great detail about the equipment and engineers and rooms. It’s an amazing wealth of information and dispels many of the prevailing myths […]