Zeroes and Ones

Zeroes and Ones

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Logic Pedalboard Equivalencies (updated for 2023)
January 08, 2023

Recently I compiled an equivalencies for Native Instruments Guitar Rig 6 and I thought I’d complete the same list for the Logic pedalboard modules. Some of the observations in this are from this Reddit post but the vast majority are my own observat

Guitar Rig 6 Equivalencies (updated for 2022)
December 29, 2022

Guitar Rig is Native Instruments very own guitar amp and cabinet simulator. Much of their modules included in the software is an overt nod to a real-world amp, microphone or guitar pedal, however as they don’t own the copyright, many of the names a

Aphex Twin: Tha (Ableton Recreation)
November 22, 2022

Tha is the second track from Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works 85-92, a landmark ambient techno album released by R&S Records in 1992. Elsewhere on these pages I’ve deconstructed Xtal, but recently I transcribed this track for my Music

Misirlou: Istanbul to South California
November 20, 2022

Even if you don’t recognise the name Misirlou you will know the melody. It has been covered well over a hundred times and sampled to death.  Continue reading...

Eddie Kendricks – Intimate friends
September 20, 2022

Discovered this song in an awesome playlist by AAA Badboy, which was 60s, 70s and 80s soul music sampled in Jungle records. Check the playlist out here.  Continue reading...

Modular How-To: The Expert Sleepers ES-8, Kenton Solo, Poly2 and Malekko Sync
January 16, 2022

As my studio is in a shared space, we regularly use each others equipment, however my modular is still quite a specialised tool. With that in mind I started writing this guide with a view of anyone else wanting to use our space, they should be able to pl

The Crown – Duck Shoot (Rupert Gregson-Williams)
January 14, 2022

After finally sitting down watch the Netflix series The Crown last year I was really blown away by the excellent soundtrack. English composer Rupert Gregson-Williams along with scotsman Lorne Balfe composed the music for season one and two.  Continu

The Major and Minor scale
January 06, 2022

This article is designed for my foundation Understanding Music Theory students but is available to anyone else who is staring out with composition or production and wants to understand how scale construction works.  Continue reading...

Cadences, Turnarounds and Endings
January 05, 2022

In this post I’m going to discuss some types of cadences and turnarounds. Cadences are a topic that comes up for my first year foundation Understanding Music Theory students (as well as for many others), and this will acts as a resource to demonstr