Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Revenge of the clones

Uli Behringer has been stirring up the synthesiser fanbase but good of late. In numerous posts on the Gearslutz forum, he proclaims his love for vintage hardware synthesisers and, astonished at some of the prices that the second hand market commands, has taken it upon himself to mass produce low priced clones to make the hardware of yesteryear available to all. If the quality and price is right, this could be the most disruptive force in decades.

Sunday, 18 February 2018

2018 - Unsealing the door on the bunker

It has been quite a long time since I posted on this music blog, but quite a lot has happened in the year since I have and I deserve to provide an update,

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Hungry like a Rhythm Wolf

The Rhythm Wolf is a drum machine released several years ago at the NAMM show. In a post-Volca world of musicians keen to get hold of analogue equipment in a relatively small and cheap package, it seemed to provide a good alternative to Korg’s grooveboxes and Roland’s (at the time) non existent competition.

I managed to get hold of one for very cheap on the second hand market and thought I would share my experiences of using one and why I ultimately sold it.