Eagles & Butterflies: Desert Island Kit

Eagles and Butterflies has been using excessive on the again of his personal genre-fluid digital sound. Seamlessly meandering between dancefloor-focussed techno and progressive, to downtempo, evolving synthesis explorations, the UK-born LA-based producer has launched on landmark labels like Innervisions, remixed legends like Underworld and performed each main membership on the planet. 

We reached out to search out out what key little bit of package goes into his dynamic sound and why this synth leads to virtually all his tracks. Hear it as he performs Renaissance alongside Dixon on the Mill Birmingham, UK on March 2nd. 

"The one piece of studio package I might take with me is indubitably my Prophet-5 rev three. The Pro-5 was made round 1980 by Sequential Circuits, designed by Dave Smith, and for me is the perfect polyphonic synth ever made. So many bombs by way of the ’80s had been all made utilizing this, together with the vast majority of Quincy Jones information who, for my cash, is the best producer of all time."

Eagles & Butterflies: Desert Island Kit

"It has 5 voices in whole and for me is probably the most versatile analogue synth you may get. It's superb for pads, basses, lead, FX and fairly every thing else. Also, having MIDI is a large bonus that plenty of older analogue synths don’t have. I take advantage of this in all of my information for not less than one half – it was the principle synth for my monitor 'The Last Dance': every thing was carried out with this."

"An different to this may be the [u-he] Repro 5 VST, which I take advantage of lots on the street. It's a digital reproduction of the Pro-5 and sounds nice. They additionally do the Repro 1, which is a VST reproduction of most likely probably the greatest mono synths – the Pro-One."