Lesson 4: Revisiting Your Instrument

Already in this Artist Development course, we have looked at some of the hard-to-do things like work out who you are as an artist, pitch your newly-defined act and get a handle on what makes creativity successful. Yet still, I have deliberately kept you from laying a note down. If you don’t know why you are…

Lesson 3: Developing Skill & Creativity

  You may have wondered why in a Musician’s Artist Development course I haven’t yet touched on anything related to playing a note (or drum sample). Thanks for noticing. There is a reason.   Anyone who knows my writing, knows I talk a lot about the sense of Story in music. That doesn’t mean you…

Route 750 ReFill for Reason

Route 750 describes a blending of the number of patches in the ReFill and a local Bus Route. The number & Google being the only connection as this ReFill has nothing do with busses & trains. A year’s worth of Patch making (independent of albums made). This started as a back to basics Sample & Synthesize…

Lesson 2: Making The Pitch

If you didn’t run screaming from the building after Lesson 1 then welcome back. If you did find defining what makes you unique confronting then maybe this article will help you with that – whilst providing you with a new challenge. Let’s dive in… Oh, this is a long one essentially in two parts, sure I…

Artist Development – A Course

Years ago I wrote a series of articles on making your record and getting it out there, along with a host of supporting articles covering things you will probably encounter – all in the Tutorial section. A big thing I always try to focus on is the “Why”. If you know why things are done a certain…