It’s been somewhat of a good year for old synths. The act of taking an old, much loved and now highly expensive old analog synth and recreating it, either in software or in hardware is nothing new. For over 20 years, people have been demanding faithful recreations of long lost pieces of vintage hardware, either […]
Some while ago, I fulfilled a personal ambition of mine to release a single to an unsuspecting public. Surprisingly, people (not many) paid for it and downloaded it from iTunes or Amazon, and some even streamed it on Spotify. I still harbour an ambition to release something on a physical format, preferably vinyl, but I’m […]
A suitably quirky and fantastically amusing Xmas greeting from our friends Dave Spiers and Chirs Macleod at GForce Software! Created using M-Tron Pro and various Optigan & Chamberlain add on packs.
At last! It’s here… Blimey, what a journey! I remember being approached by Dave Spiers of GForce Software back in January of this year about helping him out with Re-Tron and here we are, Mid July, and it finally got released to the Prop Shop yesterday. Whilst it didn’t take that long to build, it’s […]
Not a personal appearance this time, but lots of love from Richard Hilton for me setting him up with Fairlight instruments to go play with a CMI 30A and then Dave Spiers and Nick Batt confirm the winner of the latest song writing challenge and say lots of really cool and nice stuff. Big thanks […]
Ladies & gentlemen, boys and girls… Are we sitting comfortably? Good. Then I’ll begin…. A few weeks ago, I set you all the first of this year’s Forum Song Challenges. And, as usual, you guys responded with typical enthusiasm and effort, turning in some top tuneage. So, first of all, a huge thanks to you […]
Take a look at this picture. Tell me what you see. The gentleman twiddling is Darren Price of Underworld, contributor of many sounds to the impOSCar soft synth. In the background is Dave Spiers of GForce, speaking to Karl Hyde of Underworld. But I’m sure readers of this blog will be casting their eye back […]