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by balma
Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: what makes an instrument "professional"?
Replies: 44
Views: 1804

Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

When making music is your profession all your music instruments become professional
by balma
Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:59 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: what age did you get into synthesis?
Replies: 84
Views: 3367

Re: what age did you get into synthesis?

Now I'm turning 33 on NOVEMBER 12th


I got my first serious synthesizer, and ENSONIQ ESQ-1 plus, on the year 1993. SO , I started at 18...

I will love to go back ten years...
by balma
Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: Sound Production
Topic: odd little question...what're you letting master your setup?
Replies: 17
Views: 1370

Re: odd little question...what're you letting master your setup?

I always compose music thinking on the live performance. So I say: If I spend time like a DJ, mixing the audio output, you know, playing with the low, mid and high gains for each channel, monitoring this synth with headphones, etc.... I won't be able to tweak my synths!!! So on each sound, on each w...
by balma
Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: The Listening Lounge
Topic: Live Videos.
Replies: 10
Views: 642

Re: Live Videos.

I have two command stations, depending of the live act and the space I have on stage, I use one or two. | use them almost strictly as sequencers, activating notes on other synths, and triggering sampled loops on phrase samplers. But I also take advantage of the long list of percussion sounds that th...
by balma
Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: The Listening Lounge
Topic: Live Videos.
Replies: 10
Views: 642

Re: Live Videos.

modulator, how do you use your XL 7 in that setup??? Definitly a good one, I feel envy for several of your synths....
by balma
Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: The Listening Lounge
Topic: Live Videos.
Replies: 10
Views: 642

Re: Live Videos.

[youtube][/youtube]

Due to camera crappy mic, sounds veery distorted, but it looks nice...
I'm using a KORG EMX1, a command station, and two SP 808ex samplers on both extremes
by balma
Tue Oct 28, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Are people still using Hardare Samplers?
Replies: 106
Views: 15950

Re: Are people still using Hardare Samplers?

I only work with hardware. On live setups, hardware samplers are very affordable. Besides, the combination of several samplers from different labels, made on different years, with different technologies, gives you a more heterogeneous audio spectrum, besides the mixture of these gear creates synergy...