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episode 778: Sonic TALK 750 - Mercury 6, Splice Drop Collabs, AI and Reliq


  • Charles Chicky Reeves - FOH engineer, producer, songwriter
  • Steve Hillier - producer, songwriter, educator
  • Mark Tinley- sound artist, musician

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00:00:17 SHOW START
00:12:51 Cherry Audio Mercury 6
00:24:08 AD: iZotope OZone 10
00:26:20 Splice Shuts Down Collaboration
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00:38:22 Reliq Instruments
00:45:39 AI Beat Making
01:08:03 Nick Howes asks via - youtube - QQ - What one keyboard player/band got you in to synths?

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 2023-03-16  1h20m