Category Archive for: ‘Review’

Maschine

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Well, as followers of my blog no doubt know, I’ve long been a huge fan of “grooveboxes” for making music.  I’ve owned most of them over the years, and always found their self-contained nature inspiring and downright fun to play.  So I was pretty interested a couple of years ago when Native Instruments announced Maschine, which was touted as a …

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Sound Quality: Live versus Logic

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As a lot of people know, I tend to frequent a lot of various music-related forums throughout the day.  Every now and then (approximately every 18 minutes) I end up running into a thread discussing which DAW sounds better.  Or as some people like to say, which DAW has the best sounding “Summing Engine”.  Now, I’ve looked into this in …

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…and tigers and bears.

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Well, despite all the warnings not to, last night I updated my OS to OSX Lion.  Just thought I’d share some of my thoughts on it so far for those still on the fence, or wisely waiting a little bit longer.  The main thing that made me decide to give it a try was seeing that the latest beta of …

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Touching Matters

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So, like millions of other people, I now own an iPad.  I like Apple products, I admit it, but even I was a bit skeptical if I really needed one when they were first announced.  I have a current MacBook Pro, and an iPhone4 that I use all the time, and it was tough to see a use where the …

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A New Friend

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Recently I decided to get a new guitar to replace the Ibanez S540FMTT I’ve been using for almost twenty years.  Honestly, the S540 is my baby, it’s been through thick and thin with me, but I was just feeling the urge to get something new.  Been taking a break from strictly electronic-based music, and I really wanted to focus on …

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Traktor S4 – Long term use

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Well, I’m not totally sure I’m going to sell it yet, but it’s definitely something I’m considering.  I have a feeling we’ll see an update around Winter NAMM, so I’m waiting to see how responsive NI is to user requests before I make up my mind.  If I do sell, likely somewhere around $799. As for it being a love …

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