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Sonic TALK 737 - Model D Reissue, Trigon-6, Musc Trend Stats

Sonic TALK 737 - Model D Reissue, Trigon-6, Musc Trend Stats

November 24, 2022

Guests

  • Gaz Williams - Producer, bassplayer, music technologist
  • Rich Hilton - Nile Rodgers Studio guy, keyboards for Chic
  • Ranzee.com - podcaster and synth lover - Ranzee.com

Video Version: https://youtu.be/Lgr61O_zFHs

For preshow and Ad free versions and much more: Patreon.com/sonicstate

Don't forget our LIVE MUSIC event on 26th November 6pm UK time: https://youtu.be/qEiHDm4uyWI
8 Acts over the course of the evening - live from Bath, UK.

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00:00:15 SHOW START
00:09:18 Model D back in production
00:21:00 AD: iZotope OZone 10
00:22:08 Sequential Trigon-6
00:31:41 Music trend stats
00:40:52 AD: Baby Audio - Save 15% With ST15 Code
00:41:56 Pams Pro Workout
 

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Sonic TALK 736 -Teenage Choir,  Kodomo Mask 1, Anymo Omega, Reverb Top lists

Sonic TALK 736 -Teenage Choir, Kodomo Mask 1, Anymo Omega, Reverb Top lists

November 17, 2022

Guests

For preshow and Ad free version and much more: Patreon.com/sonicstate
Youtube video version: https://youtu.be/iU8Ww8l9pt4

iZotope Ozone 10The Future of Mastering is Ozone 10 - Master Assistant - match your mix to a reference file, Stabilizer - clarity with intelligent adaptive mastering EQ, Impact Module - micro dynamics adjustments to enhance the rhythmic content  
Head over to iZotope.com  now to get a 7-day free trial and save with the code SONIC10

 

Baby Audio

Babyaudio.com  - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

 00:00:14 SHOW START
00:10:43 Reverb 2022 best selling Gear
00:17:04 AD: Baby Audio - Save 15% With ST15 Code
00:18:42 Teenage Engineering Beer and Dolls
00:24:39 Orchestral Tools Drones
00:29:59 Anyma Omega
00:38:31 AD: iZotope OZone 10
00:38:52 Kodamo Mask 1
00:46:19 New Sounds for Proteus Engine
00:53:11 Nick Howes asks via - [youtube] - QQ Should synth companies be allowed to "tease" a year ahead of release - cough Behringer
00:58:43 Steve Boyle asks via - [youtube] - QQ How do you battle or overcome optional paralysis ?

 

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube Live,  Facebook Live as well as at  Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 735 - MIDI Blaster, ARVerb, Logic Update, UA PolySynth

Sonic TALK 735 - MIDI Blaster, ARVerb, Logic Update, UA PolySynth

November 10, 2022

Guests

Video version on youtube: https://youtu.be/JpalWHCHgAA

For preshow and Ad free version and much more: Patreon.com/sonicstate

iZotope Ozone 10The Future of Mastering is Ozone 10 - Master Assistant - match your mix to a reference file, Stabilizer - clarity with intelligent adaptive mastering EQ, Impact Module - micro dynamics adjustments to enhance the rhythmic content  
Head over to iZotope.com  now to get a 7-day free trial and save with the code SONIC10

 

Baby Audio

Babyaudio.com  - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

 00:00:16 SHOW START
00:14:25 MIDI BLASTER
00:20:37 AD: Babyaudio - save 15% with code STR15
00:22:35 Brad Pitt Miraval Studio
00:29:09 Physics Based ARVerb
00:36:26 Logic Pro Update 10.7.5
00:48:22 AD: iZotope OZone 10
00:49:31 Barbie Chêtif asks via - [youtube] - QQ what is the forthcoming behringer gear you are waiting the most ? Thanks.
00:52:58 Nick Howes asks Nvia - [youtube] - QQ Does the panel think that the 80s delivered the pinnacle of synth music? Okay we had Prodigy in the 90s
00:58:55 UAD SYNTH
00:59:46 JHVE asks via - [irc] - QQ with Mac Silicon M1s and M2s here...are UAD hardware and Waves hardware prices gonna fall through the floor ?

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube Live,  Facebook Live as well as at  Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 734 - Synclavier, Relic, Oddity3 and Questions

Sonic TALK 734 - Synclavier, Relic, Oddity3 and Questions

November 3, 2022

Guests

Youtube video version: https://youtu.be/fRj7hVXkovc

Patreon for preshow, ad free versions and exclusive video content
Patreon.com/sonicstate

iZotope SubscriptionsThe Future of Mastering is Ozone 10 - Master Assistant - match your mix to a reference file, Stabilizer - clarity with intelligent adaptive mastering EQ, Impact Module - micro dynamics adjustments to enhance the rhythmic content 
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Baby Audio

 

Babyaudio.com - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

00:00:15 SHOW START
00:15:14 Synthplex: Synclavier Regen
00:23:55 AD: iZotope OZone 10
00:25:33 Synthplex: Relic
00:35:56 GFORCE Oddity3
00:39:55 AD: Babyaudio save 15% with the code ST15
02:35:56 AI Ponger
00:49:48 Jim Harris asks via - [youtube] - QQ Given the surprise add. of song mode to Digitakt etc another TR8s update Strymons Big Sky as s/ware is the comp. shortage forcing h/ware manufacturers to divert attention to firmware/software?
00:57:53 Nick Howes asks  via - [youtube] - QQ Studio aesthetic and creativity. good video this past week on that... thoughts?

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube LiveFacebook Live as well as at Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 733 - Arturia MiniFreak, CEntrance Bouncer, Exquis

Sonic TALK 733 - Arturia MiniFreak, CEntrance Bouncer, Exquis

October 20, 2022

Guest

See the video version on Youtube: https://youtu.be/8SpPQiNztcY

For Ad Free and pre-show: patreon.com/sonicstate

iZotope SubscriptionsThe Future of Mastering is Ozone 10 - Master Assistant - match your mix to a reference file, Stabilizer - clarity with intelligent adaptive mastering EQ, Impact Module - micro dynamics adjustments to enhance the rhythmic content 
Head over to iZotope.com now to get a 7-day free trial and save with the code SONIC10

 

Baby Audio

Babyaudio.com - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

 00:00:16 SHOW START
00:10:17 Arturia New Stuff
00:17:10 AD: iZotope OZone 10
00:19:23 Exquis MPE controller
00:26:35 Slate Digital Bought By Audiotonix
00:30:06 CEntrance Bouncer
00:37:41 AD: Baby Audio - Save 15% With ST15 Code
00:38:48 MIDI BLASTER
00:38:58 Nick Howes asks Nick Howes via - [youtube] - QQ Does Yoad (and indeed any other studio manager) foresee major issues with the cost of energy and retaining commercial viability?
00:44:26 Spillage Oath Music asks via - [twitter] - @sonicstateQQ Do you have a piece of gear that you never use and will probably never use again but for sentimental reasons can't bear to part with?
00:49:26 Robarth - Melted Cheese Home Studio asks via - [youtube] - qq will more/new gear make you more creative in making music in youre opinion or just happier (for a short or longer time)?
00:55:05 aDeevision via - [youtube] - QQ can you give a shout out to a new emom night in yorkshire at Bingly on the 10th nov
00:56:03 Nick Howes asks via - [youtube] - QQ is it time as DeadMau5 implied that 60 year old MIDI is dead (much as it made me furious given his timing just after Dave passed) with devices like Osmose

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube LiveFacebook Live as well as at Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 732 - Bitwig, Razzmatazz, Synthfest UK, Cherry Audio Sines

Sonic TALK 732 - Bitwig, Razzmatazz, Synthfest UK, Cherry Audio Sines

October 13, 2022

Guests

Video version: https://youtu.be/zVQHUM63Mmc

For Ad free, and loads of other benefits Patreon.com/sonicstate

Post Questions for the panel in next week's show live comments.

Start with QQ. (https://youtu.be/8SpPQiNztcY)

 

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Baby Audio

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00:00:16 SHOW START
00:02:15 Sonicstate EMOM Night
00:10:55 1010music Razzmatazz
00:20:21 AD: iZotope Music Producers Club
00:22:22 Bitwigs New Add-on
00:32:06 Cherry Audio Sines
00:41:23 AD: Babyaudio save 15% with the code SRT15
00:44:40 The Godfather
00:48:05 From Nick Howes via [Youtube] QQ For those who attended what was the stand-out product of Synthfest. and as a follow on is it time people stopped building yet another replica of certain instruments (Moog/303/909/808)
00:52:02 fancypants asks fancypants via - [irc] - QQ: How do you choose the right FX for a synth? Do you treat the patch as an instrument like a bass f.e. finding the right effects for synth sounds is still a mystery to me... How do you do it? Any tips?
01:03:35 Wagoo asks Wagoo via - [irc] - (from bo heem) QQ what is defining sonic treatment of the century?

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube LiveFacebook Live as well as at Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 731 - Playing Like a Chimp With Boxing Gloves - Osmose Demo, Teenage Record Factory, Hainbach Dials and viewer Questions

Sonic TALK 731 - Playing Like a Chimp With Boxing Gloves - Osmose Demo, Teenage Record Factory, Hainbach Dials and viewer Questions

October 6, 2022

Guests

Sonic TALK preshow, ad free and much more Sonic benefit Patreon.com/sonicstate

Video version on youtube: https://youtu.be/SyBL3ndVqw0

iZotope SubscriptionsSign up for iZotope's Music Production Suite Pro for 24.99 a month, or Producers Club for $19.99 a month, and you get access to the most up-to-date versions of our plug-ins as well as the latest features and updates as they are released. No upgrade fees. And, you can tap into iZotope's expert knowledge with exclusive product tutorials and videos on mixing, mastering, and more.
Head over to iZotope.com now to get a 7-day free trial.

 

Baby Audio

Babyaudio.com - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

 00:00:15 SHOW START
00:12:47 Expressive E Osmose Demo
00:23:22 AD: Babyaudio.com Save 15% with code ST15
00:25:00 Modal Filton Eurorack Filter
00:25:49 Sistema AI Synth
00:31:46 TE Record Factory
00:37:56 AD: iZotope Music Producers Club
00:44:14 Hainbach Dials
00:55:57 Modal Filton Eurorack Filter
00:56:01 JHVE asks  via - [irc] - QQ I think I asked about : Do people like DistroKid,my friend Jordan has just released this AI drum sound software https://tensorpunk.com/ and I asked about anybody using Midi Quest ? was it one of those Nick ?
00:59:13 Nick Howes asks  via - [youtube] - QQ What's the piece of gear people MOST regret selling? Jupiter 8/P5 for me
00:59:29 Nick Howes asks  via - [youtube] - QQ What's the piece of gear people MOST regret selling? Jupiter 8/P5 for me
01:04:39 Andrea Callea asks  via - [youtube] - QQ: on the other flip of the coin: what is THE single synth/gear you wouldn't never sell? for me is Deluge.

 

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube LiveFacebook Live as well as at Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 730- LEGO Drums, Springs, Digitakt Song Mode, Omnibus

Sonic TALK 730- LEGO Drums, Springs, Digitakt Song Mode, Omnibus

September 29, 2022

Guests

  • Rich Hilton - Nile Rodgers Studio guy, keyboards for Chic
  • Ty Unwin- media composer, producer, orchestrator

Youtube Video version: https://youtu.be/o1SV10whG0o

Patreon for pre-show , ad free and a lot more patreon.com/sonicstate

iZotope SubscriptionsSign up for iZotope's Music Production Suite Pro for 24.99 a month, or Producers Club for $19.99 a month, and you get access to the most up-to-date versions of our plug-ins as well as the latest features and updates as they are released. No upgrade fees. And, you can tap into iZotope's expert knowledge with exclusive product tutorials and videos on mixing, mastering, and more.
Head over to iZotope.com now to get a 7-day free trial.

 

Baby Audio

Babyaudio.com - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

 00:00:15 SHOW START
00:08:44 Lego Drum Machine
00:18:04 AD: iZotope Music Producers Club
00:19:39 Spring Verbs - VREV-305
00:29:00 Breaking: Song Mode for Digitakt and Gang
00:30:17 Omnibus from AudioMovers
00:36:55 AD: Babyaudio.com save 15% with code ST15
00:38:16 Arturia Coldfire
00:44:30 DrgnSl4y3r via - [discord] - QQ What options are there for people who wish to run older plugins that are dropped unceremoniously from their developers (like Absynth B4 Pro-53 and Spektral Delay)? I'm assuming that maybe Blue Cat's Patchwork would be a good solution - since it would also allow one to run VST's in a VST3-only host like Cubase (or Logic or Pro Tools) https://www.bluecataudio.com/Products/Product_PatchWork/
00:54:41 Nicholas Bryant asks via - [youtube] - QQ What is your worst behaving item or instrument that you can't replace (yet)?

 

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube LiveFacebook Live as well as at Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 729 - Drumlogue, Spectrasonics Flow, Knobcon

Sonic TALK 729 - Drumlogue, Spectrasonics Flow, Knobcon

September 21, 2022

Guests

  • Gaz Williams - Producer, bassplayer, music technologist
  • Rich Hilton - Nile Rodgers Studio guy, keyboards for Chic

For Pre-show and add free, plus many other benefits check out Patreon.com/sonicstate

Video version on youtube: https://youtu.be/79rccd04-gI

 

iZotope SubscriptionsSign up for iZotope's Music Production Suite Pro for 24.99 a month, or Producers Club for $19.99 a month, and you get access to the most up-to-date versions of our plug-ins as well as the latest features and updates as they are released. No upgrade fees. And, you can tap into iZotope's expert knowledge with exclusive product tutorials and videos on mixing, mastering, and more.
Head over to iZotope.com now to get a 7-day free trial.

 

Baby Audio

Babyaudio.com - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

00:00:16 SHOW START
00:06:32 Korg Drumalogue
00:23:05 AD: Baby Audio - Save 15% With ST15 Code
00:24:25 Knobcon Vids
00:36:16 AD: iZotope Music Producers Club
00:46:53 Spectrasonics Flow Capture
00:52:30 Aquatic Borealis asks via - [youtube] - QQ Are any of the panelists trying to use touchscreen for music making? Microsoft Surface? iPad?
00:52:41 Spectrasonics Flow Capture
00:58:47 Rockky67 asks via - [youtube] - @Gaz Williams I just got a Boss GR 55 and I blame you :) - QQ What was the most recent bit of hardware an internet influencer talked you into buying?
01:04:02 jhvedark asks via - [twitch] - QQ what's the rarest piece kit anyone has ???
 

Where to Watch/Listen - We now stream the live show to Youtube LiveFacebook Live as well as at Sonicstate.com/live every Weds at 4pm UK time- please do join in.
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Sonic TALK 728 - MODX+, Komplete 14 and User Questions

Sonic TALK 728 - MODX+, Komplete 14 and User Questions

September 15, 2022

Guests

Youtube video version: https://youtu.be/OQ1qJNu5J8g

For pre-show, ad free and other great benefits, check our Patreon.com/sonicstate

iZotope SubscriptionsSign up for iZotope's Music Production Suite Pro for 24.99 a month, or Producers Club for $19.99 a month, and you get access to the most up-to-date versions of our plug-ins as well as the latest features and updates as they are released. No upgrade fees. And, you can tap into iZotope's expert knowledge with exclusive product tutorials and videos on mixing, mastering, and more.
Head over to iZotope.com now to get a 7-day free trial.

 

Baby Audio

Babyaudio.com - save 15% on any purchases of their range of creative effect plugins, designed to add color and depth to your mixes. When checking out, use the code ST15

00:00:15 SHOW START
00:10:09 Yamaha MODX+
00:24:02 AD: Baby Audio - Save 15% With ST15 Code
00:24:59 Native Instruments Komplete 14
00:37:18 AD: iZotope Music Producers Club
00:40:26 Nicholas Bryant asks via - [youtube] - QQ All. If you were moving house would studio/music space play a big role in your choice?
00:46:53 bo heem asks via - [youtube] - QQ What is your oldest piece of technology used in your music making?
00:47:14 bo heem asks via - [youtube] - QQ What is your oldest piece of technology used in your music making?
00:51:17 Nick Howes asks via - [youtube] - QQ With the M1 M2 processors now being so ridiculously fast capable of running a Motorola M563XX emulator easily will cloning synths become more of a thing? (rather than emulations)
00:55:00 JHVE asks via - [irc] - QQ hiltonius what OS are you on Rich or what OS Everybody....I'm on Mojave think I have to go to Catalina very very soon
01:01:30 Echo Kraft asks via - [youtube] - QQ-how do you feel about Roland purchasing DW?
 

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