building multivoice oscillators workshop illustration by erica jewell

During the spring/summer of 2013, I needed a hobby. At the time, I was working a contract for UNISYS and their ACOL services, and wanted to learn something new and challenging to offset the continued time in front of a computer screen hammering out designs for web page layouts, reading and writing emails, and attending skype meetings. My ex-partner had an obsession with old moog analog synthesizers which I caught a small cause of. I had the

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I returned to Nova Scotia from Ottawa in 2004, freelanced for a few months, then in 2005, at the age of 25, I started my own business with the help of the government and Dalhousie via their Self-Employment Program. I was freelancing for Eric Beal of Spire Design who was planning to move to British Columbia and had asked if I would like half of his clients. It was the perfect opportunity to set up my

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