Jesse Stern's Top Five
Jesse is a producer, bassist, guitarist and singer and has been fortunate to work with many great artists including:
Hanson, Weezer, Mario Reyes (Gipsy Kings), Della Reese, Airto Moreira, Coolio, Jovino Santos Neto, Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca and Carlos Malta.
Swirly (Factory Sound Bank / Combinator / Pads)
One of my favorites and I like that it is simple without the mod wheel, but made complex with the mod.
TremRhodes (Factory Sound Bank / NN-XT Patches / Piano)
I use this for all of my electric keyboard sounds. A timeless classic sound.
House Kit 05 (Factory Sound Bank / Redrum Drum Kits / House Kits)
One of my main go-to kits. Usually with any Redrum patch, I often replace the kick with one of the XTC kicks (especially 1 and 5).
Crazy Omar (Factory Sound Bank / Subtractor / MonoSynths)
SubtleWarmer (Factory Sound Bank / Scream 4 Patches / Warm Saturation)
I often use this or the Cassette preset on drums or loops, with only mild EQ tweaking.
NNXT's Top 5
Like a unicorn, NNXT is something rare and magical. She's a a one-woman electropop powerhouse exploding onto Atlanta's otherwise male-dominated jangle rock vs dirty south hip hop music scene.
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.
Aux 88 Top Five
Aux 88, the Techno Bass duo from Detroit is known for their electronic funky bass lines and drum beats.
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