Micah Frank is an award-winning New York based sound programmer. He studied Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School with legends such as Benny Powell, Reggie Workman and Junior Mance. His work encompasses everything from live electronics to television scoring and sound design for the world’s leading music manufacturers.
As Kamoni, his solo assemblage of jungle beats, cerebral sounds, and chopped up samples has received an international audience as he implements a dynamic use of percussion hardware controllers, synthesizers and software. In recent years he has performed throughout The US, Canada and Europe.
Micah has programmed numerous factory libraries including Native Instruments FM8, KORE and Ableton’s Operator, Sampler and Drum Machines. He founded his company Puremagnetik in 2006 as a creative sound design outlet focusing on modular installments of professional sound content.
Currently, Micah is involved in a series of sonification projects that utilize real-time data to synthesize sound content. His work has been featured in Electronic Musician, Sound on Sound, XLR8R, Remix, Computer Music, Knowledge, Keys and other publications.
Multi-instrumentalist Brian Cass brings years of experience as a musician, engineer, and sound designer. His first instrument was the Commodore 64 followed shortly by the electric guitar. More recently he's been building his own instruments using sensors and microcontrollers. Having graduated from Berklee College of Music in 1999, Brian launched his professional career just as the recording industry was fully embracing the computer-based digital audio workstation. He has remained at the cutting edge of digital audio technology ever since.
Brian's music production experience includes projects for Gavin Castleton, Jordan Rudess, MIT Press, American Museum of Natural History, The Overclock Orchestra (his one-man electronic band), as well as numerous post-production projects for radio, television, and film. He is founder of celebrated production & remix team Overclock Inc. As an audio technician and music technologist with RPC Audio, Brian has worked with several grammy winning musicians and some of the largest recording facilities in the United States. In the past, he's been employed as a digital audio specialist by API, SmartAV, Native Instruments and Berklee College of Music. Since 2004, Cass has been developing sound content for the Puremagnetik catalog, as well as for the Ableton and Native Instruments factory sound libraries.
Sound Design & Programming - Dave Linnenbank, dave.rhymeswithart.com
Sound Design & Programming - Michel Michelakis, myspace/biboulakis
Tutorials & Videos - Asher Fulero, surroundedbyninjas.com
Customer Support - Debbie Jones
Graphic Design - John Whitlock, piecemakerdesign.com
Graphic Design - Steve Ha, flavorinnovator.com
Photography - Rachel Papo, rachelpapo.com
Photography - Chris Haskell, chrishaskellphotography.com
Sound Engineering - Rob Pemberton, SoundsInterestingStudio.com
Sound Engineering - Mike Reina
Numerous session musicians and software engineers