Hello, fellow musicians!
I wanted to offer this to this community first… For the past seven years I’ve been playing synth at my church (I’ve played piano/synth since I was a kid). It’s been a lot of fun and I’ve grown so much as a musician and a sound designer. I have a condition called Dystonia, which causes my muscles to contract and move into painful positions. It started in 2001. Now, 22 years later, the nerve damage to my fingers is bad enough that I can’t control them well enough to play dependably - and the Dystonia is progressing. I always knew the day would come when I would stop playing at any type of professional level, and that day came a few months ago. Time to hang up the keys.
Cantabile has been my engine since I started using plugins for my sounds and effects. I’m a plugin junkie, so I own SO many different brands. Most, if not all, of my software is transferrable. Just to name a few, I own Omnishphere (+Moog), Komplete Ultimate 13, various Waves, UVI, Isotope, Korg, Air, Arturia, IK Multimedia. And those are just the ones I can think of off the top of my head. They are all legit licenses. I also have Ableton and Cubase.
As far as gear is concerned, I have TWO EACH of Arturia Keylab Essentials 61 and m-audio Code 61 keyboards in terrific condition (although 2 of the Code 61s have defects that don’t affect playing). One set of Essentials/Code 61 was for programming/practicing at home (so, about 4 hours per week), one for the greenroom at my church (1 hour/week) and the stage set (about 2-3 hours per week). I have two Focusrite 6i6 interfaces. I also have various pedals and controllers. I have some older keyboard controllers ranging from 2-4 octaves, including two or three strap-on (dare I say “keytar”) models. Everything has been in a smoke-free environment.
I’ll put together a full list for anyone interested. Just let me know. I’ll be working on it through the weekend. I suppose I’m open to selling “the whole enchilada”, which would be all of my plugins and my extremely beefy, basically new ASUS laptop - ready to go. Only serious inquires on that possibility. The computer alone was $3000.
So, that’s it. I’ll still play some as a hobby… maybe get back into some composing.
Thanks for everyone’s help throughout the years and to @brad for building such a great engine. I couldn’t have pulled it all together without Cantabile.