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home by the sea - genesis

a great synthy song of the 80s

so i finally have some time to collect my thoughts a bit and write.  i have one more final, and then i’m free of school work for about two weeks before i fly away and start it all over again, but at least i’ll be foreign this time, and it won’t be related to what is pictured.  finals seem to always make me more glad that the class is over than anything because of the stress involved with the two weeks before finals, and then finals week itself.  so regardless of how i felt i did, unless i nearly failed, i’m always glad to be done and away from that work.  finishing finals never ceases to feel great.  of course, it always feels better when you know you nailed the final, but i find that that’s getting more and more impossible to do given the type of work i’ve been doing.  it’s always possible to feel great after a test and then get it back a week later and realize you got a 5 percent.

if you can’t tell by my other posts, i’ve had an increased fascination with synthesis in music.  maybe it’s because i grew up hearing 80s music, or maybe it’s my new found love of frankmusik, but i just love the darn things.  a keyboard covered in nobs with infinite possibilities is just too cool.  i think fate landed me in electrical engineering because it’s been perfect.  the connections between what we learn about circuits and how that affects waves, which is basically sounds, is incredible.  if i had to built an audio system tomorrow it might not be impossible for me to figure out.  that’s really exciting to me.  my major and my passions have somewhat met up in a weird way.

your daily synthesizer.

halfway done finals… two more and i’m out of here.

was looking at more synths today and thought this one looked pretty awesome.  can’t stop reading up on these things.  it consumes me to know what’s the best.  there’s some really great sounds out there.

i’ll try to tumble more when i’m done with these crazy finals.  wish me luck.

the roland d-50/550.  just because all synths are awesome.

currently on the hunt for one of these.

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