The Matrix, Reloaded.

After futzing with a MiniMoog for a few days, I started thinking to myself “you know, I should really get myself an analog synth. Just to play with.” Then it occurred to me that I already have an analog synth, just to play with, that I never use. About a …

Playlist, "Something Wonderful" 10/12/2015

Aaaaaaand it’s pledge drive season, too. You can still call in to support community radio! 608-256-2001 or wortfm.org! (show currently archived at http://archive.wortfm.org/  for another week or so) Disclosure “Nocturnal (feat. The Weeknd)” from Caracal (Deluxe) (Universal-Island Records Ltd.) Hot Chip “Need You Now (Percussions Edit)” from Need You Now …

Me vs. LANDR

LANDR, an online automatic mastering service, just announced a major upgrade to their service.  Their claim is that it provides “more focus, color and dynamics” and “rivals professional engineers.” That’s a bold claim.  A claim that cannot go unchallenged. Brian Hazard of Resonance Mastering already did a pretty in-depth comparison …

Gearfest 2015

Another year, another trip to Sweetwater’s GearFest in the sweltering Indiana sun.  This year I guess they had nearly as many attendees as Summer NAMM, which is fairly impressive.  Especially considering the frequent and unpredictable massive downpours that would occasionally shutter the gear tents and send attendees running for shelter. …

Vignette, With Etherwave

I was at the grocery store this past weekend, wandering around the bulk aisle wearing my battered, vividly green “Keep your hands off my Theremin” tshirt, which I had snagged as swag from Moog at gearfest a few years back. As I was trying to figure in my head out …