Sugar Bytes had a 50% off sale recently. JRR shop mirrored the sale, but gave an extra 15% off, so I bought a copy of Sugar Bytes’ slicing/groove software, Egoist. I don’t normally use loops, but what I like about Egoist (from what I saw in the demo videos etc) is that it is very […]Read more "Sugar Bytes Egoist"
On Friday I won a copy of VirtualCZ in a competition by online shop Plugin Boutique. It looks pretty good – a recreation of Phase Distortion synthesis as used on Casio’s range of ‘professional’ synths from the 80s. I still have a Casio CZ101 and a VZ8M (the latter of which I bought from Chris […]Read more "VirtualCZ – Phase Distortion Reborn! And a virtual Juno"
I’ve just bought the Beta of tkDelay – a vst delay plugin currently on sale for 9 euro (will be 29 euro when released). So far it seems very good.It’s a stereo delay with the usual tempo sync, ping pong etc but it’s got some nice extras like saturation, frequency shift (which can be set […]Read more "tritik tkDelay"
OK this is my first post on my WordPress blog. On this blog I will mostly be talking about my experiences making electronic music (of a mostly experimental form) using software and the occasional bit of hardware. I generally use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) package called Reaper (http://www.reaper.fm).This is relatively low cost (for non-commercial […]Read more "First post…."