Dec 25

Happy Christmas from Tony Long Music


I just want to say a big thank you to you all for your continued support this year. Already I am looking forward to what I call ‘Christmas in January’ with the Namm 2014 show only a few weeks away now.

Lets hope that as technology and progress moves forward at the speed of light and we will see more great products to assist us with our neverending dream to create better and more interesting music and also have great fun in the process. Whether or not we become better musicians or better techno wizkids is the big debate but each require a level of skill, be that a different skill.

My personal aim for 2014 is to become a little better both as a musician and a technician.

Merry Christmas to you all and have a great New Year!

Best Wishes

Dec 14

I have a bit of a softspot for Waldorf Synths as they are always a little bit different from the rest.


The Waldorf Pulse 2 is an exciting analog subtractive mono synth with 500 Patches. It has three powerful oscillators and a filter. I found it quite heavy for its size but there again its solid metal chassis built like a tank will not be lightweight.

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Dec 1


With all the new versions of Cakewalk Sonar, Steinberg have been slightly falling behind. Rather than a full new version 8, Steinberg has announced an inbetween but nevertheless a very substantial updates to both its music DAW production systems, Cubase and Cubase Artist. This update not only has the usual workflow improvements but provides some great improvements to its instruments and new effects.

So what do you get for your pennies. Well what caught my eye and I am sure everyone elses, are two new feature which Steinberg have called TrackVersions and Visibility Presets.

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