Cheers mate, and well, using that term I'm guessing you must either be in OZ or the UK then, but you're far too cheerful for it to be the UK, so I'm guessing it must be OZ!
Yeah, to have some cash on the hip would help, but then again, it's not so much the cost but the inconvenience. I'll have to move away from the XP machine sooner or later, but now is not the best time for me to do it due to the system being ideal in all other respects. I've been working on purely electronic synths as well, having fun with that, so I still have projects to keep me occupied in that respect.
As for the Analogue Versus Digital debate, dude, I already won that one by default
Well, just tell Putin and Trump that "Analogue is the Daddy", and if they have a problem with that, to pay axoman a vist where they'll be subjected to some real-world facts in axoman's secret torture chamber. The amount of skeletons down here from the remains of digital-diehards, is truly remarkable. Trump, Putin, makes no different to axoman, they all rot-away to bone, just like everyone else
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