I've been very remiss in not updating this blog, so here goes.Citron sales haven't exactly set the world on fire, but I didn't expect them to. Without any promotion, purchasers will belong to an extremely exclusive club. Thanks very much to S1gnsOfL1fe, Northstar11 and Frantz for their support.
I purchased Rapture in a discount promo last week, and added some extra banks. This looks like it will prove to be a very useful addition to the arsenal and has already been used on a track (see later).
I added Harmor to my Image Line portfolio last week but haven't had much time to play with it yet. The demos would indicate that this is a very powerful synth indeed. I'm looking forward to playing with this later.
Last Saturday I finally replaced my Oxygen 49 with an Axiom 49. This keyboard feels like a higher quality item than the unit it replaces (and it looks cool too). It should make the process of composing much easier, whenever I get around to it. It's a good fit on my workstation desk too.
I also bought a Waldorf Rocket. This is my first hardware synth for over 30 years. The range of sounds that it is capable of is pretty impressive and I haven't really scratched the surface yet. I need to figure out how to integrate it with my sequencer.
Last Saturday I went to see Los Endos with my son. That was a very enjoyable gig, with a particularly rousing and noteworthy rendition of The Return Of The Giant Hogweed.
Last Monday I completed the 2013 edit/remix/master of Ghosts. I managed to fit Rapture onto the final section. The mix itself was tricky sonically, having to EQ the Pro-53 sync lead patch, and then shape the mastering to keep it clean, but I have been informed that this process was a success.
My next remix will be Drown, but I have problems with the flute-like patch from Kore Player. I'm not sure how I'm going to tackle that yet.