My Favorite Axe: Loveskills & The Dave Smith Prophet Synthesizer

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MY FAVORITE AXE
with Loveskills

In the state of multiplicity, we will find Loveskills (aka Brooklyn producer Richard Spitzer). Producing textures of therapeutic synth, low frequency bass, and a balance of melodic heart speak.

MAKE & MODEL
2008 Dave Smith Prophet Synthesizer

WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU
It’s like a lover or friend that knows both my strengths and shortcomings.

WHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE
Synth Blood.

SPECIAL FEATURES
Nice natural panning and theta 3rd oscillator allows for extra magician wizardry.

OTHER NOTES
I had some problems with the knobs and the folks at Dave Smith kindly sent me new ones right away, then I had a blast opening her up and make the repairs myself. Once I finished the new record I said goodbye to the synth. I’m focusing on the unlimited bounty of the acoustic piano right now. It’s endless…

CAN BE HEARD ON
The bass line on “Point of View” from my Pure EP.  Listen below.

LISTEN NOW at loveskillsmusic.com and follow on Twitter @LoveSkillsMusic

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photo by Ilana Shulman 

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