David Kronemyer

Entries from March 2009

ElectroHarmonix Mini-Synthesizer

March 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments

DAVID KRONEMYER: These ElectroHarmonix Mini-Synthesizers were pretty beat on arrival so I spent a pleasurable afternoon resoldering connections and cleaning up so they would work.  Particularly annoying is their cardboard enclosure.  My tendency in these matters is to over-improve so I briefly contemplated the fabrication of a new metal casing or perhaps even one of […]

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Everybody’s Been Burned

March 13th, 2009 · 3 Comments

DAVID KRONEMYER: “Everybody’s Been Burned” is a great David Crosby song recorded by one of my all-time favorite bands The Byrds. No doubt but that the early proto-psychedelic Byrds are the best and “Burned” illustrates some of the reasons why – crystal-clear guitars, jazzy chord changes and a wistful melancholic summer-hazy feel. Unfortunately the song […]

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Hungry

March 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

DAVID KRONEMYER: One of my favorite bands right before the psychedelic era was Paul Revere and the Raiders. One of their best songs was the Barry Mann – Cynthia Weil composition “Hungry”. There actually are a couple of different versions of this. The original is energetic but sounds terrible. A remixed version appears on the […]

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Mixing SPDIF Modules and Samplers to Logic 8

March 10th, 2009 · 5 Comments

DAVID KRONEMYER: Over the years the studio where I produce many records has accumulated a variety of MIDI sound modules (“ROMplers,” so called because their sounds typically are stored on a single ROM chip) and samplers. The MIDI sound modules include older ones made by Roland, E-Mu, Yamaha and Alesis, together with others. The newer […]

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