I started making music 2007, i bought "Music Maker" and started, doing it just as a hobby, not for makin money.
I was surprised about looperman and all these free loops, got some awesome loops here, there are some awesome artists, love this site.
Stopped learning keyboard
Musik Maker 2007 XXL
FL Studio 8 Fruity Edition
Midi - Keyboard (but i do not use it very often...)
Listening a lot of cradle of filth, bloodhoundgang (the old-school hip-hop songs), lexy & paul, 50ies, freestyle, rob zombie, ozzy osbourne,rammstein, deathstars, gorillaz, sisters of mercy, daft punk, some looperman tracks, and turmion kÃƒÂ¤tilÃƒÂ¶t,
if you don't know them check'em out --> www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGY_81V4DKA
Maybe some are not my favorites anymore but these are the most memorable ones, these i liked the most.
Rammstein - Mutter
Gorillaz - Gorillaz
Korn - Untouchables
Apocalytica - Cult
Slipknot - Iowa
Cradle Of Filth - Damnation And A Day
Ozzy Osbourne - Down To Earth
St. Germain - Tourist
Die Ãƒâ€žrzte - 13
I got influenced by so many things, films, video-games, musicians.