Adam Young's Top Five
As listeners on MySpace climb into the tens of millions, Owl City gets set to release his latest creation, Ocean Eyes. Loaded with amazing loops, catchy pick-ups, and lyrics that soothe the mind and touch the heart, Adam Young has once again created a lush listening experience.
Schiedmayer Celeste (Abbey Road Keyboards / Instrument Patches / Preset Patches / Celeste Close Up)
Love the realness of this instrument. The samples themselves really capture an organic quality.
ClockenSpiel (Reason Factory Sound Bank / Subtractor Patches / PolySynths)
Perfect for adding a soft glisten to a warm track. A touch of dampened reverb or a bit of delay adds a lot.
Electric Piano 1 (Reason Factory Sound Bank / Thor Patches / Poly Synths )
I really like how soft and smooth this patch is. Thor's built in effects are great.
Stereolab Vibes (Reason Factory Sound Bank / All Instrument Patches / Bells and Mallets)
I love how 'live' this patch sounds. It adds a great deal of depth to a dead track.
DnB Bass 1 (Reason Factory Sound Bank / Malstrom Patches / Bass)
An amazing synth bass. I love how 'wide' it sounds and how it embodies a soft yet aggressive texture.
Richard Barbieri's Top Five
Barbieri's career started with the group Japan in 1976, and he's since then played in Porcupine Tree, The Bays and more.
Dan Silver's Top Two Picks
Dan Silver is a Music Producer known as Silver Sessions and Director of Music at RipTide Music.
Adam Fielding's Top 5
Adam Fielding took the #1 spot in the 2008 Bassline Battle with his 'Mad Bad Uber Funk'.
Bentley Jones Top Five
Bentley Jones signed to EMI earlier this year and is the first ever British artist to have a major label Japanese album.
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