No Shuffle

Albums vs Shuffle All Songs

Yes, you probably read that title right; this post is about the difference between playing a whole Album and popping your whole collection into a Play All Songs Randomly mode. Now it is entirely probable that you are thinking “who cares” and working out what you want to click off to instead. Sure, you can…

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…

Oberon by Zvork

Digital Synthesis – a Rundown

This will be a long article (aren’t they all with me) but I will cover a lot of ground. As usual I will start with background and theory. Easy to want to skip that but you will spend more time regretting it than if you read and understand first time as concepts always count for…

Taelons

Aspergers – Adult Living With It

Aspergers. I feel like I always knew the word – I kinda knew it was related to being a bit “special” but not much more. Turns out I have Aspergers, an Austism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Reality is a lot of people do, and particularly musicians it seems. This will be a really long article. If you have…

Iggy Pop

Give Yourself Permission to Succeed

This is a big one. A really, really big one. Sadly most people don’t realize it. It took me some time to work it out, but by watching other aspiring musicians in forums, business people in places I worked and in questioning myself, what I saw is that people commonly shoot themselves in the foot…

Bob Dylan

Good Music and How to Make It

There is no formula to getting guaranteed hits. Let’s get that myth put away right now. As explained in the last few posts “Good” is not a personal preference but a gauge of the ability to pass value to other people – few would want to describe a Math textbook as good but if it…