18 Apr 19
Sound Books

https://soundcloud.com/djwhacked/star-trek-dj-whacked-90s-edit A remix of the Theme into from the Star Trek Series where I was a fan of during the 90s. The song was also one of my creations during the 90’s when I was just having a Roland keyboard and an Ensoniq sampler. I enjoyed using Mr. Data, Wharf and Captain Picard’s voice to […]

14 Apr 19
The Only Child 1988

I went over to Elaine’s house last night to pick up some grease that she makes. I got over there and sat for a while. She is ugly man. I had been figured this out when I first met her for an outing at the LaBar Bat. After that outing, we really didn’t talk anymore. She does have some nice tidies though, but she doesn’t look clean. She has this dirty look about her. I really can’t see myself reaching over and kissing her.

27 Mar 19
The Waveform Transmitter

This week’s Waveform DJ mix comes from a true legend of Midwest techno; none other than DJ Hyperactive himself. The Waveform Transmitter’s Simon Huxtable presents.

14 Mar 19
Headphone Commute

Visit with the Denmark based musician behind the Manual moniker, and his collaboration with Jason Kolb as the Billow Observatory

07 Mar 19
American Dreams & American Damage

” This album came together quickly in 1985. It began as experiments in learning how to use some of the new technology that I had gotten: the Sampler (Ensoniq Mirage). I was deeply engrossed in its functions and capabilities. It seemed to be endless in what it could do and sound like. It could create […]

19 Feb 19
Aaron Hooper's Blog

How Kanye West approaches sampling Sampling is the crutch of the vast majority of Hip-Hop music but I can’t think of anyone who has made as big of a stylistic impact on Hip-Hop sample techniques this century as Kanye West. Kanye’s first groundbreaking sound revolved around sped up, primarily sung, soul samples. This instantly recognizable […]

14 Feb 19
AÉNL Media

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11 Feb 19
Sam Ash Used Gear

In good condition. Ensoniq TS series workstations were introduced in 1993.  They are the culmination of the line that started with the ESQ-1 and progressed through the SQ-80, and VFX series. The TS series contains the most advanced features, most powerful sequencer and sound engine, and has powerful effects processing.  The TS-12 has a Fatar 76-note hammer action […]

07 Feb 19
Sam Ash Used Gear

The Ensoniq VFX Synth was initially released as a performance type synth in 1989. It was soon followed by the release of the VFX-SD, which included some updated waveforms (drum waves), a 24-track sequencer and a floppy drive. Both models were equipped with the Ensoniq Signal Processing (ESP) chip for 24-bit effects. The VFX-SD also included […]

29 Jan 19
Go AudiO

Sample Magic SM101 MIDI Elements Synthwave Drums MULTiFORMAT SM101 takes us on an analogue adventure with 10 hardware-sourced drum kits inspired by the sounds of synthwave. Fusing elements of 80s pop, new wave and electro, these authentic drum kits are packed with iconic drum machine sounds and paired with classic MIDI drum grooves to ensure […]

18 Jan 19
Complex Distractions

Photos by Isolde Woudstra It doesn’t take long to fall hard for the electro-pop music world of Lars Meijer. Maybe just a song or two. Maybe just the first thirty seconds of a song. His strong ability for melody, propulsive rhythms, and a knack for creating a sound that feels familiar enough that you connect immediately, […]

16 Jan 19
Parklife DC

Guster (Photo by Alysse Gafkjen) Boston rockers Guster perform at 9:30 Club on two nights, on the heels of releasing eighth studio album Look Alive. The second of those two nights is sold out, but you can still buy tickets for Guster at 9:30 Club on Friday, Jan. 25.

31 Dec 18

This is a great solution for replacing a old floppy drive. It works like this: The gotek has built in 999 locations where you can place a floppydisk image. This image contains the contents of one floppy disk. These pre made images are usually easy to find on the Internet, but you can easily make […]

30 Dec 18
Library of Libraries

*Ooh, we haven’t had a ‘Last Time At The LoL’ in ages, Clicky… /lights up…* It’s back to work for me at the Tower tomorrow, Dear Reader, so this will be the last LoL post for 2018. It was Cade’s suggestion… */drags… We played ‘ping-pong’ back at the start of 2017… /plumes smoke… Nearly two […]

19 Dec 18
Brian Kelley

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! Just wanted to share some year-end notes and share some things I’m looking forward to in 2019…and some other odds and ends.