Quantified TonesNotes on gear, mostly for self-edification.

Software

  • Csound: If it can't be done in Csound it can't be done.
  • Cuckos Reaper: The best DAW for capturing hours-long jams.
  • Tabledit: The long-lived French tab editor. I've used it constantly since last millennium.

Synthesizers

Alesis Fusion

2000s. Versatile. Hollow Sun Sounds.

  • Alesis Fusion Forum: All kinds of info on this absurdly versatile yet sadly overlooked synth.
  • Fix for MIDI garbage transmit issue: Press Global Button, navigate to MIDI, turn off sends and receives for Sequence control and MIDI timecode.

E-Mu Proteus

1990s. Science fiction. Metroid Prime. X-Files.

Yamaha DX7

1980s. Big hit records. Twin Peaks.