Alessandro Cortini played a rare UK gig last weekend, in Brighton , and regular Sonic TALK panelist Matt Hodson AKA MATTHS was booked in the support slot.
We figured it was a great opportunity to have them talk about their gear selection and approach to the performance.
Alessandro opted for something minimal to support his completely improvised approach, with two Make Noise Strega (these were designed in conjunction with Alessandro) and two 0-CTRL - sequencer/CV controllers, Strymon Blue Sky and Volante all into an Allen and Heath Zone 96 DJ mixer, the laptop runs Resolume visuals for the show.
Matths has a different approach basing his set around pre writtern material and re-voicing with a larger modular rig, with the Knobula Poly Cinematic for chords, 1010music Bit Box for triggering CV and gates, the Expert Sleepers ES-9 running from the laptop for triggers from Bitwig, the Soma Pulsar-23, Beatstep Pro.
Matt uses an analogue parallel compression path to give the stereo feed to front of house a more consistent polished sound.
We have a full 360 Video of MATTHS set available on our Patreon and also on MATTHS Bandcamp.
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