Quote: Originally Posted by analogbass Musically maybe, but as far as the sounds that era in general was much better than today. Vintage synths & drum machines! i have to disagree there. i love analog sounds and drum machines in general but there's just a wealth of possibilities for processing/synthesis and sequencing that just didn't exist "back then". plus... the vintage synths and machines are still around to play with too so you still can get those solid sounds as building blocks. not knocking the past. i embrace it. i just think sound design in general has made massive leaps especially what's going on in electronic music. you may have to look a little harder for it but it's definitely there. there's still a long thread of Morton Subotnik running through lot's of stuff these days. i'm curious what younger artists you are into and what you find interesting or inspiring that was made at a later date?