Kitchen Notes are back after a long break. Prolific Richard Viduna provides some informations on his production and arrangement tools, his peculiar methods mentioning the good old tracker years on the occasion of his 21 Days Later release.
Gears and software
What gears/software did you use for 21 Days Later ?DAW is FL studio 11 for some reason rendering in 20 .. mastering in Reaper
Your favorite gear(s)/software(s) ?
Hardware .. Korg and Waldorf ..
Software .. Fasttracker forever
Any evolution in your setup ?
from 386 to reality.. ity.. ty..ty..y....
Do you use/tweak presets ?Yes
Do you design you own sound ? On which synth/plugin in particular ?
Personal synth story8-bit Atari XE (CMC - Chaos music composer) .. and .. Fasttracker .. and ..almost everything
What would be your main writing/composing method ? Do you start classical rythm/bassline then arrange around it ? Do you already have structure in mind ? Do you improvise, record sessions then select ? ...
:) who knows ..
wine .. sweet white wine .. touching black and white, listening old Gods .. F242, SP etc. Improvise, jam session.
Do you produce/mix in the box or do you use mainly external gears (effect/comp/eq...) ?
Ears .. render clear in FL .. mastering chain in Reaper
In the box .. sometimes external DT Vocal300 for vocals .. mostly inside
What is your most painful / enjoyable step in track production ? Sound design, arrangement, mixing, mastering ?
write lyrics .. vocals :)
DONT DO hip hop/ trance music :)
buy or die .. place for .. (Revelad