Uli Behringer’s Dream of Synthesizer Domination (Update)


As and avid collector of music instruments, effects and general gear, if someone asked me 10 years ago if I would ever be excited about a piece of Behringer gear, I would have laughed out loud.  I had just destroyed (seriously, broke to pieces) my Behringer FCB foot controller as yet again, it was sending random MIDI CCs to Ableton while I was preparing a live performance.  In a fit of rage, I grabbed the board from the ground, lifted it over my head like the angry simian in the opening scenes of “2001:  A Space Odyssey” and with wild anger and exhilaration, smashed it on the cold concrete of my dingy basement.  As the pieces flew in all directions, my rage quickly receded into that form of shame that comes once you realize how foolish you are behaving.  From that point on I swore “NEVER AGAIN ULI!!”

Now back to…

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