Tag: Music Tech

  • (Repost) The Soul Sounds of Ma Bell: An Interview with Evan Doorbell

    (Repost) The Soul Sounds of Ma Bell: An Interview with Evan Doorbell

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    Image Credit: “Phone booth” by magnetbox is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Originally published on March 17, 2020, it is without question the most popular post on <the old site>. Evan’s site got a big upgrade this year, so it seemed fitting to pull this one for the next Repost. I’ve updated the links to reflect the changes,…

  • Happy end of #Marchintosh! (Meet Lucy)

    Happy end of #Marchintosh! (Meet Lucy)

    So the pull of Nostalgia was strong this month… After getting MaG3 updated and trying to get Master Tracks Pro running on it I knew I had two choices – either brute force the bugs and foibles of getting it to work on a PowerPC (the G3 iBook) or get a system that was designed…

  • The Costa Conundrum (a Synthesizer Mystery)

    The Costa Conundrum (a Synthesizer Mystery)

    Image Credit: Helmes Celesta, RCA Studio B by Adinda Uneputty, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. Lately, I’ve been haunting Synthchaser’s Tube of Yous Channel because I’ve been thinking a lot about ARP’s early synths. Not the normal ones that everyone thinks of like the 2600 or the Odyssey – I’ve been obsessed with…

  • Okay, Put Your Phones On Man… (Part Two)

    Okay, Put Your Phones On Man… (Part Two)

    Image Credit: “headphone graffiti!” by demcanulty is licensed under CC BY 2.0. You can find Part One here. We left off last time with some basic terminology and topology about headphones and introduced Harman Curves for calibrating your headphones to better match the response of ‘the average listener’. However, we need to talk about one other thing you’ll…