"Two pieces, 'Bottomliner' and 'Under', were started before my computer days, about six years ago, on a DA88," he explains. "For a while I was in this very awkward inbetween land, working partly on DA88 and partly on computer, and this was an awfully clumsy period. I really despise digital tape recording, it's so fragile. So then over the years I went through various versions of Logic, from 4 to 7.1. There's still quite a lot of hate going on for me in working with computers, but I think programs have improved a great deal. The objections I used to make have been taken on board more by programmers. Programs are less menuintensive than they used to be, and Logic is a very evolved program. I also think that plugin instruments today are very much better than the early ones."more
"So Trent bought the building, and moved all of his studio gear into it. Studio A has an 80-input SSL console in it, two Studer 24-tracks, a Digidesign Pro Tools and Macintosh system, and a massive collection of keyboards and guitar pedals. Studio B in the back is equipped with Mackie digital consoles, a bunch of [TASCAM] DA-88s, and a lot of synths."more
"I've got an 8100 Power Mac that was basically outdated the second I bought it. I use Performer, and I have four 760 Roland samplers. I have a Korg TR rack sound module, a Korg O1RW sound module, a Korg X3R, an old Proteus FX and a Roland JD-1080. I've got a Roland R-8M. My keyboard is a Roland D-70. I have an old Ensoniq ASR-10 sampler. I have a Tascam DA-88 and a Mackie 32*8 mixing console, plus a couple of Lexicon reverb units."more
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