AZS presets added to Massive X Factory Library 1.2.0 January 3, 2020 22:08

Massive X library 1.2.0 adds new presets from AZS/Sami Rabia.  These can be found in the "New In 1.2" section.   These are the presets I contributed:

  1. All Rise
  2. Arctic Abyss
  3. Beta Breath
  4. Clown Play
  5. Dream Away
  6. Drift Away
  7. Dutch Force
  8. Euro Beat
  9. Inner Nature
  10. Islands
  11. Massive Raw
  12. Maya
  13. Mellow Organ
  14. Not Scary
  15. Pucker
  16. Quartet Time
  17. Reckoning
  18. Rip Tear
  19. Round Trip
  20. Space State
  21. Space Thump
  22. Stone Wheel
  23. Strange Acid
  24. Techa
  25. Terabyte
  26. The Calm
  27. Wub Goo

Behringer Deepmind 12 Review February 12, 2019 16:35

The DeepMind 12D is a 12 voice analog poly-synth featuring Unison and a true bypass digital effects section.  Each voice features 2 analog DCO’s and an analog resonant lowpass filter, switchable between 2 and 4 poles.  There’s also a noise source though this is global and not per voice. There are 4 FX blocks for each preset, with 35 effects modules to choose from. 

Review - Novation Peak May 24, 2018 12:43

The Peak is the hybrid synth merging the two lines into one.  It’s filter stage is analog but it’s oscillators are digital.  These are not your dad’s digital oscillators however...

Nord Lead 4 Review - Sami Rabia March 28, 2018 18:19

The NL4 introduces new analog modeled filters, digital waveforms and retains all the ease of use and great build quality or the former models.

Akai MPC Live Impressions/review June 2, 2017 08:33

After having the MPC live for a few weeks, I thought I'd do a simple video on what I like about the Live, and what's missing from the O.S

Into Modular Part 2: Control March 16, 2017 10:51

Put simply, Silent way lets you send CV and Gate signals right from your DAW. The signals are generated by a plug-in, which in turn is controlled just like any other instrument in your DAW.

Reason 9 March 16, 2017 08:57

Reason 9

Since 2015 I've been getting a lot of requests to provide sounds for Reason, either with Combi's or for some of the rack extensions available for it. For whatever reason I just never got around to it, despite intending to.  This year, 2017, I've decided It will happen.

I initially planned to make some sound banks for synths like Thor & Antidote, but it seems like people want Combi's more than anything, so It looks like I'll focus on that. I think the majority of presets will use combi's for some basic things like adding EQ, some effects or doing some stacking when necessary, but I'm not looking to make huge complex combi's, at least not to start with.

As for my concrete plans, it looks like I'll be doing a Subtractor based combinator bank first. Everyone has access to Subtractor and it has a lot of mileage in it.

Into Modular Part 1 November 8, 2016 15:11

I’ve finally taken my first step into modular synthesizers by buying my first Euro-rack case.  The Tiptop Mantis case will house and supply power to several modules, which I’m free to pick and choose.

Sound Depends on Context May 28, 2016 17:39

It’s quite easy to hear the same sound in two different contexts and conclude that they are not the same sound. The fact is, the same thing has happened to me. You hear something in a demo, you get the thing and then it doesn’t quite sound as good.

My review of the Moog sub37 May 19, 2016 18:52

Check out the review I wrote for Bedroom producers blog!

An Overview of the Korg Minilogue February 2, 2016 13:57

I've done a simple overview video of my favorite aspects of the Minilogue.


Free bank for NI Monark September 7, 2015 23:34

It's been missing from my website for a little while, but It's back!

Download AZS Monark Bank

Review of Carbon Electra (for bedroom producers blog) August 16, 2015 19:46

"Carbon is quite a capable synth, very streamlined and inviting to tweak. It gets a lot of things right in its workflow where some other synths fail. As far as sound goes, Carbon Electra has the kind of sonic richness that makes it sound like a wavetable synthesizer at times and it’s also one of those synths that distracts me endlessly from my initial programming plans."

Read the full review on bedroomproducersblog

Review NI Massive July 27, 2015 13:21

At first glance it's easy enough to dismiss Massive with today's vintage analog style offerings. Computer power and analog modeling have come a long way since its release, but there is a huge world of sounds outside of what analog synthesis can provide and it's in that domain that Massive shines.

My favourite Free (or inexpensive) Plugins July 17, 2015 19:29

ex3Many cheap or even free plugins are extremely good.  Occasionally a free plugin bests just about everything out there.  Such is the case with my first plugin on the list, the TDR Kotelnikov...

Welcome to the new website! June 27, 2015 10:02

I've got an entirely new system going.  The transaction process should be smoother now, with no more dead links.  You can also create your own account to view your order history.  

Thank you all so much for your support!