Steve Tibbetts, Bill Laswell, Portishead, Harry Partch, George Crumb, NIN
Everything. No kidding.
I'm a composer and artist living in Nashville, Tennessee.
Music fascinated me early in life, and I owned guitars as early as high school, but it wasn't until my first year of university that I became serious about applying my mind toward musical composition.
I studied electronic music at the University of Tennessee, using the ARP 2600, Synthi AKS, Ensoniq VFX, and a few early digital samplers. All of these were recorded to actual tape, and editing was difficult, sometimes to the point of compromise in the creative goals.
Then came the home studio revolution, and I have been computer-based for a long time now. I spend a lot of my time using plugins and a DAW, just like everyone else.