Oh Dear Indeed!
And so my dream has come to fruition…! Here’s the rig I’ll be using for the gig at La Vita Bella on September 20, or near enough; what you see here is no fewer than six different controllers all running the same Ableton Live session. One Ableton, two Novation, and three Akai, with lots and lots of shiny blinky buttons to press and cause all manner of sonic mayhem. Details will follow soon—enjoy the blinky shininess in the meantime, and keep the afternoon and evening of Septem
Pink Pearl Portable!
As some of you know, my old studio was a horridly ugly and bad-sounding room with no space for collaborators to join me. It was a tiny, enclosed womb, if a womb was dirty and dark and uninspiring. I called it Subterranean Scumbarge Studios for obvious reasons. Late last year, I cleaned up the room, changed the monitoring system, got rid of a LOT of equipment and stripped it down to the bare essentials, and renamed it Pink Pearl. One of the biggest challenges, though, was buil