Friday, September 01, 2006

Ken Martin


Land of Calm by Ken Martin
genres: Berlin School, space, ambient

Ken Martin is a musician of the
Berlin School w
ho produces epitomic spacey tracks (think NPR's Hearts of Space). In the "Land of Calm," he uses an deep, airy pad for the background while he plays the solo part with a bright synth lead. As the synth begins its slow, swelling melody it seems to be saying, "In-the-Land...of...calm..." It then continues to glow through the darkness of the pads like an aurora in the night.

Using CompWide and Enhancer 017 with Winamp and the plugin stacker MuchFX2 adds greatly to the songs spaciousness when they're adjusted correctly. It's probably not perfect setup, but here's how I have mine configured:

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