The great Diego Stocco has been at it again, this time with a leaf blower…

Diego_Stocco_fistful_of_leavesBack in 2012, we posted a series of videos showing the weird and wonderful instruments that Spectrasonics sound designer Diego Stocco had created from the most ordinary of objects. Click here to take a look Plates, a bonsai tree, coffee, trash bin, leaves, bees and even an assortment of machines from the local dry cleaners have all contributed to musical compositions.

One of the many new features of Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 is the ability to load in your own audio and, at the NAMM show last month, Diego demonstrated how he used this feature to create a musical composition almost entirely with recordings of his ‘sonic enemy’ – a leaf blower. Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2

Having been the bane of his life as a regular interference when recording music, the lowly leaf blower is transformed into an inspiring instrument thanks to Omnisphere 2’s filters, modulation options and FX and, of course, a sprinkling of Diego magic…

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Posted by Melanie Doidge

Having worked in marketing for over fifteen years with experience in various industries, Time+Space and the world of music production continues to be the most exciting of them all. With our brands consistently pushing the boundaries of technology with their products, the terrific DJs, Composers and Producers using them and the feedback from magazines and our customers, there's always plenty to tell the world about. Musical experience? I reached Grade 6 in piano back in my school days and am currently in the throes of trying to resurrect my abilities!


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