My collaborations with my friend Paul Frick continue to work towards a better understanding of, shall we say, “Anti-Rock”, or “music that is not rock/blues based”. Rock and blues is where we both come from, having listened to classic rock since the ’60s, and played it ourselves in cover bands since the ’70s. It’s how we… Continue reading Anti-Rock Is Hard When You’re Wired For Rock
A short glimpse into my music production process, regarding my latest release. 3am. It’s dark, and my wife is sleeping soundly. I crawl out of bed and sneak quietly downstairs to the part of the living room that serves as my music production studio these days. Headphones on, monitors disabled! The glare of the computer… Continue reading T-Minus One – A Glimpse Into My Music Production Process
Music label DistroKid has just released my 2nd electronic music album, a 5-song EP entitled “Script For A Chill”. It’s available on Bandcamp for download. It’s also available for free internet streaming on my SoundCloud account. The album was produced in Ableton Live, and mastered in Cakewalk Sonar and Sony Sound Forge. Two of the… Continue reading Script For A Chill – New EP Released!
Songwriting and production partner Paul Frick and I have recently released another new song, “Dream Together”, which will be appearing on our upcoming debut album, which we’re hoping will be out some time in early 2016. Dreamy prog rock? Funky dance groove? You decide… “Dream Together” takes it to the next level. The song features… Continue reading Dream Together – New dance/chill release
EDIT: October 2016 Note that since I posted this, I’ve become convinced that multiband compressors (like the C4 effect I had been using) can change the music in undesirable ways, so I’ve stopped using them in my mastering process. In this blog post, I hope to provide some insight into my music production process for my… Continue reading Mixdown Effects and the Mastering Chain