Wednesday 22nd February 2017,
BBOY TECH REPORT

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Exclusive NAMM TEC Awards Interview – Dave Smith of Dave Smith Instruments

Exclusive NAMM TEC Awards Interview – Dave Smith of Dave Smith Instruments

In advance of the 32nd annual NAMM TEC Awards, being held Saturday, January 21 in Anaheim, OB-6 is nominated for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the MUSICAL INSTRUMENT HARDWARE category. As Answered from Dave Smith – Dave Smith Instruments. How did the Tom Oberheim and Dave Smith collaboration come to be in terms of this particular OB-6 project? As you may [...]

January 9, 2017 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers, NAMM TEC Awards 0

Synth Summit Show Interview with David Rossum – Mr. SP1200

Synth Summit Show Interview with David Rossum – Mr. SP1200

Flux 302 of Fluxwithit.com did a really in-depth and interesting interview with David Rossum not long ago. The interview takes place on SynthSummitShow hosted by Flux302. It dives deep into the history of the classic E-Mu music company and the new Rossum Electronics company. For those that do not know who David Rossum is… Well, [...]

October 18, 2016 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Maker, Manufacturers 0

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Andrew Kilpatrick of Kilpatrick Audio

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Andrew Kilpatrick of Kilpatrick Audio

In the world of modular synthesis the population of makers seem to be growing immeasurably.  Conversely, the modular synthesis community of collectors, buyers and enthusiasts seem to be enamored with all things eurorack modular. The seen really has a cool “indie hip” vibe that reminds me of ’90’s underground hiphop purely based on its cool niche. Even [...]

October 15, 2015 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers, Modular Synths, Producers 1

The Inventors of Synth (Roger Linn, Dave Smith & Tom Oberheim) – Sweetwater Gearfest 2015

The Inventors of Synth (Roger Linn, Dave Smith & Tom Oberheim) – Sweetwater Gearfest 2015

This is a great panel discussion with the Gods of Synth, Roger Linn, Dave Smith & Tom Oberheim at Sweetwater Gearfest 2015. Roger discusses his latest projects. Roger and Dave speaks on the behind the scenes dealings with developing the Tempest. Tom speaks on his journey in developing his classic synths and his journey back into [...]

July 22, 2015 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, News 0

Interview with Keith McMillen of KMI Instruments Part 2

Interview with Keith McMillen of KMI Instruments Part 2

A couple of weeks ago we posted part 1 of our “Interview with Keith McMillen of KMI Instruments“. Today we return with part 2 in the series. Without further delay, let’s dig in. BBTR: So, I know that you’ve had the QuNeo for a while, but then the QuNexus came along. Was it just that [...]

February 21, 2014 Corry Banks Developer, Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers 0

Interview with Keith McMillen of KMI Instruments Part 1

Interview with Keith McMillen of KMI Instruments Part 1

A couple of months back I had a chance to speak with Keith McMillen of KMI instruments, the makers of the wildly popular QuNeo, QuNexus and now the Rogue. Keith and I had a great conversation. You’ll probably notice that this interview is a bit more conversational than usual. That’s because Keith is a cool [...]

February 7, 2014 Corry Banks Developer, Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers 2

INTERVIEW with Reavis Mitchell of BKE – Makers of The Beat Thang (Part 3)

INTERVIEW with Reavis Mitchell of BKE – Makers of The Beat Thang (Part 3)

If you’ve been following along you know that we’ve discussed the origins of the Beat Thang and various related topics at length in our multi part interview with Reavis Mitchell. Here we have part 3 and the continuation of our interview / discussion with Reavis Mitchell of BKE where we get Reavis’ take on the [...]

October 18, 2013 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers, Sound Designers 4

INTERVIEW with Reavis Mitchell of BKE – Makers of The Beat Thang (Part 2)

INTERVIEW with Reavis Mitchell of BKE – Makers of The Beat Thang (Part 2)

Previously we published part 1 of our interview Reavis Mitchell of BKE. Here we have the continuation of the discussion with Reavis as we dive into the story behind the name and the attention that it raised. We also get to discuss sound design and the Beat Thang elevator pitch. Let’s dig in… BTR:  What’s your [...]

October 13, 2013 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers, Sound Designers 0

INTERVIEW with Reavis Mitchell of BKE – Makers of The Beat Thang (Part 1)

INTERVIEW with Reavis Mitchell of BKE – Makers of The Beat Thang (Part 1)

Just before Musikmesse Frankfurt, I had the opportunity to speak with Reavis Mitchell of BKE. You will probably recognize him for the product that his company BKE makes, The Beat Thang. He was smack dab in the middle of preparations before heading over to Musikmesse and battling a cold. But he graciously took time out of [...]

September 27, 2013 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers 0

INTERVIEW with Dave Smith

INTERVIEW with Dave Smith

Recently awarded the 2013 Technical GRAMMY® Award for the development of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface), Dave Smith is one of the most important innovators in electronic music. From his involvement in developing the MIDI standard to his involvement in innovating both polyphonic analog synths and software synths, Dave Smith has had a hand in [...]

February 22, 2013 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers 0