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December 13, 2015

Dirty House Track: Time To Shut Them Down

New treat from studio @blancodisco… can you guess the samples source? A dirty deep house track with synthpop hooks. Have a listen.   Devices used in making of this track in no particular order. Roland JX-03, Dreadbox Erebus, Waldorf Streichfett and Legowelt’s SMACKOS CLAPERNICUS for some retro claps.    

November 11, 2015

Track: Something For My Love

Moody and Bittersweet. Synths abound per usual. Devices used in making of this track in no particular order. Roland JX-03 – Synth Bass and 8th Note Progression Stab Dreadbox Erebus – Deep Bassline, Arp and Klonky Melody Waldorf Streichfett – String Pads, duh Elektron Analog Four – 2nd Bass, Counter Melody, Deep Dub Chord and […]

September 27, 2015

Track: The Harvest Moon

Today (09.27.15) marks this year’s harvest moon rising in north america. www.almanac.com/content/shine-harvest-moon Outside of the science, this is the first track I’ve produced using Elektron’s new Overbridge technology. It was a breeze to track both A4 and RYTM as a Jam session in one pass as individual tracks into Ableton Live all without a soundcard […]

July 25, 2015

Track: Electro Techno Styles… ‘Cubic Zirconia’

This is my first track with the newly acquired Dreadbox Erebus monosynth, hailing from Greece of all places. The bassline and the eerie drone noises came from that machine. The lead lines came from the Elektron Analog Four. A Waldorf Streichfett takes on ‘string’ duties. Drums were a combination of Elektron RYTM (808 synthesis and […]

April 19, 2015

Track: Industrial Inspired, ‘I Know Of The Evil’

Here we have some retro sounding preachers hating on Rock n Roll on this quasi industrial style track. You’ve probably heard some of these before. Some nice FM synthesis bass sounds and brass stabs add some funk to the groove. A simple piano line adds light melodic contrast to the more angry and aggressive  tonal […]

March 29, 2015

Electro Track, All The Tracking Stations Are Ready

Here’s my slice of a mellow Electro style jam. Dark Synth overtones and metallic drums pulse through this 105 groover. Produced and Mixed @blancodisco, March 2015