Kristopher Pooley

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Kristopher Pooley fell in love with Reason when he moved from his native Detroit to Los Angeles to take a shot at making it as a session and touring keyboard player. He needed something that could provide a wide range of sounds at a low price and that's how he got started with Reason.

- I needed a synth that could do ambient sounds, odd textures and then also do vintage keyboards. Economics was a big part of it at the time, but when I started playing with it, the sounds were legit and fast. That was Reason 1.0 and I'm still using it.

Kristopher Pooley has worked and toured with acts like Jane's Addiction, Liz Phair, Siouxie and the Banshees and he is currently on tour with Gwen Stefani. When playing live, Kristopher has come to appreciate Reason for it's quick operation and how it's easy to map up entire live sets in the software. He is using his M-Audio controller to scroll up and down in the Sequencer's track list to select the sound that he wants to play.

Published: November 2007