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Frank Ayers "240 days"

Frank Ayers "240 days"

... mini-LP coming soon ?


► A fairly short biography, so don't worry ! ► A fairly short biography, so don't worry ! Indeed, my first synth was a little KORG MS-20. I was going to have it for Christmas 82', and I dreamed about it for months ! By then, the only chance to actualy see synthesizers was on dedicated magazines in black and white, or in few artists video-clips...... Lire la suite
2012 ► "MADE IN AMERICA" ! +cathy+eric 2012 ► "MADE IN AMERICA" ! +cathy+eric In the early 90's, I was working together, with a french progressive rock band, called WARM ! Though it wasn't quite successful ( progressive, and 90's, and France... see the issue here ? ), I had the opportunity, beside the sound pro- duction, to share... Lire la suite
Is there such a thing as "too much" synths ? Is there such a thing as "too much" synths ? Regarding my article from JUNE 2008 , do you want to know just how cool synths became these days ? Just watch this 2010 calendar below, with naked babes and synths ! Why synths are so cool, now, been so geek before ? See these auctions on e-Bay, for 25... Lire la suite
The internet will save our souls ! The internet will save our souls ! I often have this discussion, with my fellow artist friends, about how amazing the internet is now for musicians ( it's the way you're reading me, by example, lol...). Indeed, these guys you find on MySpace or whatever, they now have something of a career... Lire la suite
Why we won't be famous anymore ! Why we won't be famous anymore ! In the 60's and 70's you could be a "star" at the age of 18. Playing intensively from your musical ins- trument, because you were playing a lot live, and wrapping a hit song in one week, was the way the music went, from early rock'n'roll, to blues and... Lire la suite
How a music studio can stand in your small living room, anyway ? How a music studio can stand in your small living room, anyway ? In a matter of "DAW" and by the way, yes, I learned this word recently, as it stands for Digital Audio Workstation, or "sequencer" as we were calling it in the old days ! ( lol ), it occurs to me, I always used Steinberg Cubase soft- wares, since they... Lire la suite
All about my keyboard set (and other fascinating issues) ! All about my keyboard set (and other fascinating issues) ! It occured to me recently, that love for instruments has always been okay for guitarists or drummers, even classic musicians, but a shame for synthesizers and electronic stuff, though some the artists in the 70's ( Vangelis, Freddy Mer- cury...), and... Lire la suite
JANUARY 2012 ► "CLOSE TO MY HEART" ! JANUARY 2012 ► "CLOSE TO MY HEART" ! Now, it's time to get to the point with this blog. A couple of months ago, I had these chords and melody going around. So, I regularly took some hints and notes on my dictaphone, which actually is my cellphone, since we entered the new millenium. It's... Lire la suite
► "PERFECT" (3'42) ► "PERFECT" (3'42) PERFECT is certainly one of my oldest songs. Recently, I finally built something from it under a couple of weeks, it's a bit 80's power-pop, it's called PERFECT, and you can hear the latest version right here ! I always loved bass synths. Bass lines like... Lire la suite
► "NO TIME TO FEAR" (3'50) ► "NO TIME TO FEAR" (3'50) Another one of my oldest songs, NO TIME TO FEAR was one of the first demos built with an Emax II in the early 90's ( ! ). Of course, you can hear the latest version, by clicking here ! At the time, I was trying to achieve a well-paced rhythm ensemble,... Lire la suite
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