Gas Grooves LOVE

Gas Grooves – L.O.V.E

I got handed this CD the other week by a guy I know. That guy is Tony from Gas Grooves and he is lucky he had the CD because I was about to give him some more grief for not having the CD yet. I was introduced to Tony by my brother who has a copy…

Reason Sound vs VST Sound

After yet another of the never-ending Reason doesn’t sound as good or “modern” as other DAWs or VST X, I threw down a challenge: What I would hope from this thread is not for more of that endless opinion (and sniping) but actual results. Can YOU deliver a comparable sound in a similarly simple Reason…

Feminism vs MGTOW – The Failure of Marriage

This post really has nothing to do with music. I write these as they help me get my thoughts straight. Also it is a way for me to communicate with the world. I have been looking a bit into MGTOW lately. That means Men Going Their Own Way. While it has suddenly exploded on YouTube,…

Turning a Loop into a Song

Well really that should be a “Piece” as without words it ain’t a Song, but that is the parlance and when in Rome, do Romans. This article is gong to be huge (over 3,100 words). This subject is so huge that people have written bibles on each part of this. I am glossing to try…

Using One Sample for EVERY sound

This article flows from a request I got from Ben after hearing my “One For All” track on Pixel Deep Plays where all sounds in the track (incl. drums) were made from one short sample. Ben asked: Really enjoying reading your posts. I listened to your album and I liked the idea of making a composition…

500+ Reasons ReFill

500+ Reasons ReFill 500+ Reasons ReFill is a collection of the Reason patches that I have made over the last two years. As the name suggests, the ReFill contains 500+ patches for the Propellerheads Reason environment. ReFill Count Bass : 48 Bell : 34 Brass : 46 Drums : 14 Lead : 20 Organ : 21…

Albums that could only have happened in the 80’s

The 80’s was a special decade in popular music as it created things that just wouldn’t or couldn’t have happened at any other time. Some of the reasons are technology, some are social. The main technologies to affect music in the 80’s were affordable Synthesizers, Samplers, and the Music Video. The social events were fear of Nuclear…