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Obviously?

SampleNerd.com asks the fundamental question: are KORG given enough credit for being the very reason the Pet Shop Boys partnership even got going?!

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Hollow Sun: Legacy

Here we are – the final part of the series! There is so much more that could have been written about the luminary Stephen Howell. One of the things that drew me to his story was the conjunction of creativity, business dealings, high art and the explorative world of synthesizers and sampling.  Ultimately leading to the […]

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Hollow Sun: Nightfall

So far in this six part series, we have covered Stephens earlier years: growing up in Wales and achieving a scholarship. Singing for composer Benjamin Britten in one of his operas to working at the local live scene. From writing for magazines to a serendipitous meeting that developed into a long term working relationship with AKAI! […]

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Synth soundtracks – the OFFICIAL SampleNerd  lowdown: part IV

Welcome to Synth soundtracks – the OFFICIAL SampleNerd lowdown: part IV. This is the SampleNerd.com catalogue of the best synthesizer soundtracks listed as being amongst the best of the genre. According to Redbull.com; movieweb.com and MusicRadar.com. Let’s go! Under the Skin Year: 2013 Score: Mica Levi Verdict: Opening with a fast moving din, to what sounded […]

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SampleNerd.com is one year old today!

A personal note from me, SampleNerd! Hello, SampleNerd.com began out of a desire to have something that was completely different, and that I hoped would grow over time. But, it’s been so much more than that. I have learnt so much. People, things, places I didn’t know about before. And this after 30 years involvement […]

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Synth soundtracks – the OFFICIAL SampleNerd  lowdown: part III

Welcome Synth soundtracks – the OFFICIAL SampleNerd  lowdown: part III!  We are half way through this catalogue of the greatest synth soundtracks as cited by Movieweb.com; MusicRadar.com and Red Bull.com. Let’s go! Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Year: 1986 Score: Ira Newborn Verdict: The only film in this comprehensive series to feature an in picture sampler.  […]

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