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…

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…

Sugar

The Deconstruction of Music – possible reasons

Googling “music definition” returns: vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Odd as music doesn’t sound like that anymore. There’s Been An Awful Murder My assertion is that music has been removed from the noise that we get sold. Worse, just…

Ruprecht sticks a fork in his eye

So Why Is Everyone Ignoring ME?

I got this article in my Inbox. Normally I don’t even bother to open these emails but this one offered something that might be useful: 8 reasons you aren’t getting publicity for your music. And it was useful. In many ways I covered all of these things in my “How To Get It Out There” series…