I've been playing with music production since 1994, starting with jungle/D'nB, then moving into breakbeat, house, dub/reggae, jazzy stuff etc. You can find me on Soundcloud - search for 'John Bamford' (orange logo) to hear my latest songs.
Keyboard. I hardly ever use virtual instruments. Pressing buttons and turning knobs on the actual synths is much more fun and satisfying for me than clicking and dragging a mouse.The JoMoX drum machine is a beast.
Cubase Artist 9.5 for production
Soundforge for touching up
LANDR for mastering
Antelope Orion32 audio interface, Behringer BCR-2000, Midisport 8x8 USB MIDI interface, Alesis Monitor Ones, Roland Juno-Di, Roland XV-5080, Nord Rack 2, Kawai K5000R, Waldorf micro-Q, Novation Supernova II and JoMoX AiR Base99 drum machine.
Go to work, pay my taxes.