Fanu: “Valoton Project” vinyl album preorder

Fanu: “Valoton Project” – new album out on June 15 on Lightless Recordings.

Soundcloud preview
(NB: Songs fade in/out and are not complete songs)

You can *only* get the vinyl from that link; this is another Diggers Factory project (two records done with them successfully). Everyone ordering the record will be sent the digital files on release day.

This album is breaky, but slower tempo than you might expect.
It also has some beatless tracks in the end; that’s another path I want to explore.
A music-maker, I constantly want to evolve Continue reading Fanu: “Valoton Project” vinyl album preorder

New series: plugin recommendations

I’m going to start a new plugin nerdery series: Fanu’s plugin recommendations.
Because there’s a ton of dope plugins I use all the time, and I get asked a lot what I use.
So here’s the first one.
UAD LA3A and LA-2A – my favorite vocal compressors in mixing (I don’t use these on the master bus). I use these a lot to control the dynamic range of recorded vocals. When I get a vocal track Continue reading New series: plugin recommendations

Beat: “SP-12 is alive”

Also on Soundcloud.
Repaired an SP-12 (new faders, battery, and screen), which wrecked my nerves over a few days. Once I made it all work, I made this beat to celebrate the occasion.
I did the basic loop (drums, bass, main sample) with the SP-12, then tracked it to Ableton Live and mixed and arranged it there.

Fanu / FatGyver – music | mastering | production