SynthFan.info http://synthfan.info We idiolize & critize Mon, 01 Jul 2013 15:12:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=108 Musical Tribute: Beat Dis http://synthfan.info/2013/06/14/musical-tribute-beat-dis/ http://synthfan.info/2013/06/14/musical-tribute-beat-dis/#comments Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:05:15 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3440 Beat Dis is a performance by Bomb The Bass; a band formed in London around 1990 by Tim Simenon, a producer and musician. The band stood at the beginning of

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Latest Live 9 update fixed Rewire http://synthfan.info/2013/05/09/latest-live-9-update-fixed-rewire/ http://synthfan.info/2013/05/09/latest-live-9-update-fixed-rewire/#comments Wed, 08 May 2013 23:27:23 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3431 In a previous article, dated from the 10th of March no less, I mentioned that Live 9 introduced a nasty bug: due to a bug in its Rewire engine Live

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Musical tribute: Skyrim theme music http://synthfan.info/2013/05/07/musical-tribute-skyrim-theme-music/ http://synthfan.info/2013/05/07/musical-tribute-skyrim-theme-music/#comments Tue, 07 May 2013 13:17:18 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3422 I haven’t been posting much lately, that’s because I’ve been extremely busy with work. Most of you probably haven’t noticed it, but Synthfan.info has moved to a new server, I’m

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Musical tribute: Star Trekkin’ http://synthfan.info/2013/04/05/musical-tribute-star-trekkin/ http://synthfan.info/2013/04/05/musical-tribute-star-trekkin/#comments Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:00:19 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3407 The Firm is an act created / performed by John O’Conner who would later be joined by Grahame Lister. They produced several songs in the 80′s, most of them with

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Two weeks in Live 9; the good, the bad & the workarounds. http://synthfan.info/2013/04/01/two-weeks-in-live-9/ http://synthfan.info/2013/04/01/two-weeks-in-live-9/#comments Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:57:03 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3346 Two weeks ago I dove right into the Live 9 adventure, an opportunity which was hard to resist when looking at all the extra bones Ableton has been throwing at

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Musical tribute: Pure analogue electronica… http://synthfan.info/2013/03/29/musical-tribute-pure-analogue-electronica/ http://synthfan.info/2013/03/29/musical-tribute-pure-analogue-electronica/#comments Fri, 29 Mar 2013 12:00:38 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3187 This is one of those videos which music really managed to grab me during playback. From the build up to the display of the beautiful equipment right down to the

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Musical tribute: Komm, süßer tod (甘き死よ、来たれ). http://synthfan.info/2013/03/22/musical-tribute-kom-susser-tod/ http://synthfan.info/2013/03/22/musical-tribute-kom-susser-tod/#comments Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:00:21 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3171 When it comes to synthesizers I’m a big fan of both Ableton Live and Reason, and when it comes to animation I’m a big fan of the Neon Genesis Evangelion

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Musical tribute: Primadeluxe http://synthfan.info/2013/03/15/musical-tribute-primadeluxe/ http://synthfan.info/2013/03/15/musical-tribute-primadeluxe/#comments Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:00:24 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3032 In the 60′s – 70′s (way before my time mind you) there was a Dutch television program called the “Fred Haché show” which completely redefined television standards. It was a

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Reason 7 announced http://synthfan.info/2013/03/12/reason-7-announced/ http://synthfan.info/2013/03/12/reason-7-announced/#comments Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:16:28 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3116 Leave it to Propellerhead Software to come up with a big announcement when no one was really expecting it. It is coming; beta tests are going to start soon: Reason

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Go Go Gadget MIDI extraction! http://synthfan.info/2013/03/12/go-go-gadget-midi-extraction/ http://synthfan.info/2013/03/12/go-go-gadget-midi-extraction/#comments Tue, 12 Mar 2013 06:08:57 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3062 One of the new features in Ableton Live 9 is the so called “Convert to MIDI” option. In previous versions we could slice audio to a MIDI track, which basically

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Warning: Live 9 breaks ReWire! http://synthfan.info/2013/03/10/warning-live-9-breaks-rewire/ http://synthfan.info/2013/03/10/warning-live-9-breaks-rewire/#comments Sun, 10 Mar 2013 21:36:49 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=3016 If you upgraded to Live 9 and suddenly got runtime errors whenever you started another DAW (like Max stand alone, or Samplitude) then there’s no need to panic. This isn’t

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WordPress Tribute: A word of thanks! http://synthfan.info/2013/03/10/wordpress-tribute-word-off-thanks/ http://synthfan.info/2013/03/10/wordpress-tribute-word-off-thanks/#comments Sun, 10 Mar 2013 19:44:16 +0000 ShelLuser http://synthfan.info/?p=2994 When I started with this awesome hobby (more like a passion) of sound synthesis I quickly knew that I wanted a website; something to share my experiences and stupidities. A

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