The Music & Work of Eric Beam

While demoing the SSL Duende X-verb I noticed the preset names seemed very familiar. I noticed the similarity to the Lexicon gear that i’m used to dealing with. That got my curiosity churning.  Time for a comparison I say. I pulled up some multitrack drum noodling & a  verb bus comparing both the X-verb & Lexicon m300. The result? It’s now of my opinion the X-verb team was influenced if not down right trying to replace the classic Lexicon hardware we know.

For the comparison I pulled up similar named presets on both the X-verb/ m300 & recorded the results @ 24/48.

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For those on Windows  & have problems upgrading or rolling back Duende software releases, this is just a simple .bat file that removes the Duende driver from the system.

del C:\Windows\System32\drivers\Duende.sys
del C:\Windows\System32\drivers\Duendea64.sys
del C:\Windows\System32\SslDrv.dll
del C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SslDrv.dll

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Moog Voyager / Minimonsta comparison

Out of nothing more then curiosity I wanted to know the fundamental differences between the Moog Voyager & Minimonsta. The filter is obvious so I didn’t even want to have that in the equation. I wanted to look at the raw building blocks, the oscillator waveforms. These are my results.

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Goop Off

Quest for the Perfect Band. “Goop Off”

This came about do to my synth addiction, substance abuse, creative downtime, & stupidity. I have collected a few noize makers that never get enough air time in my tracks. So after building Continue reading

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