John Wyndham explored

A few years ago, I started a project to produce a study of the works of John Wyndham. I did some research, bookmarked lots of sites then did nothing. I recently found all the bookmarks, most of which have since passed away in the entropic mist that is internet history. I don't know if I'll... Continue Reading →


Native Instruments releases Modular Icons

Hot on the heels of Reaktor synth Super 8, Native Instruments has released a new Kontact Play instrument, Modular Icons. It's a like the other Play instruments in it layers two sounds together with some mixing capabilities and a bunch of effects. But there's a lot more here... Modular Icons First it's released in aid of the... Continue Reading →

Native Instruments releases Super 8

While we wait for Massive X to arrive this summer, Native Instruments has released a new synth (based on REAKTOR) called SUPER 8. Not to be confused with the about to arrive hardware Super 6 from Bristol based UDO, this is a software synth offering 8-voices and a "modern take on polysynth sounds". It comes with 350... Continue Reading →

I talk NetFlix time travel shows

Over on The Doctor Who Companion I've written a blog about NetFlix time travel shows. Of course I start with Star Trek, but also Continuum, Timeless and Travelers. I even add (though unconnected) The Good Place as a bonus. The piece is: THE DWC GUIDE TO TIME TRAVEL SHOWS ON NETFLIX.

The Komplete Logic convergence

In case you're wondering, this post is about the overlap (at least in my mind) between Logic Pro X and the Native Instruments Komplete 12 software. If you've popped by the checkpoint before, you'll notice I've been dabbling with Komplete 12 and other bits of Native Instruments vast range, and the purpose of this post is... Continue Reading →

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