New Post in Synthesizer 101 – Basic Synthesizer Features

Keys

     Our keys and synth player, Nick Maclean, writes an educational blog on synthesizer performance techniques for aspiring synth players. Here’s his newest post – Basic Synthesizer Features

     An important step in learning to play the synthesizer, or even if you are just buying one, is to understand what features a modern day synthesizer should have. Here are the basics that every modern day synthesizer should be capable of as well as a quick run down on how they all work.

Snaggle, PJ & Oli, Liberty Deep Down and The Sleeperz live at the Rivoli

Snaggle Rivoli

     Surprise, we’ve got a gig this Sunday! We’re going to be joined by 3 pretty sweet bands at the Rivoli so come on down and join us for an awesome night of music! Doors open at 8:00pm, $5 cover.

Snagglewww.snagglemusic.com

     Snaggle is a 6 piece jazz fusion ensemble made entirely of graduates of the Humber College School of Contemporary Music. Heavily influenced by Snarky Puppy as well as a number of the great jazz fusion players, Snaggle features a repertoire of exciting, dynamic and entirely original material. This all-star line up of players, including the fastest drummer in the entire world, have all studied with many of Canada’s greatest jazz masters and represent the next generation of Canadian talent.

PJ & Oli http://www.reverbnation.com/pjoli

     Acoustic duet.

Liberty Deep Downhttp://www.libertydeepdownband.com/

     Liberty Deep Down, a young, energetic rock band hailing from the suburbs of Columbus, OH. While bringing high energy to the stage Dom, Halen, his twin brother Noah, Tyler, and Dalton convey a unique pop/alternative sound with catchy riffing and vocal melodies. The band was formed in September of 2011. After becoming close musically, Liberty Deep Down was formed with Dom on vocals and guitar, Halen on guitar and keys, and Noah on drums. Through social media, Dalton was found and immediately brought in as a bassist. After the releases of their debut iTunes singles throughout 2011-2012 , the band noticed the almost instantaneous recognition that started to form.

The Sleeperz https://www.facebook.com/thesleeperzz

     4-piece rock band from Unionville, Ontario. Band members: Richard Mathieu / Mark Janovski / David Sokolyk / Nicholas Mouliakis