"For the past month I've been building and playing with Leonard
'paniq' Ritter's Aldrin, a music production system that combines a
tracker-style composition interface with audio synthesis and
processing modules called machines. Users of the famous Buzz music
software will probably recognize Aldrin's design at once. In fact,
it may be fair to describe Aldrin as Leonard Ritter's
interpretation of the original Buzz.
"For my last blog entry in 2006 I'll take a brief look at the
latest public version of Aldrin, then we'll discover just what
makes its creator tick in a rather lengthy interview with Leonard
Ritter himself. Leonard is a thoughtful and articulate fellow, I
hope you enjoy his responses and comments as much as I did..."