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…

Rock Star

On Being Professional

In my last article I gave you the art of learning to see your actions in you mind’s eye. This time I want you to think with that big picture of how your actions promote or harm your chosen career. Wikipedia defines professional as; “A professional is a member of a profession or any person…