My song Dream Together achieved a Pop Score of 100/100 this past week on RadioAirplay, making it one of their Top 10 songs for the week! Dream Together is one of my personal favorites, and features drums and bass, a screaming guitar lead, Vocaloid Avanna on vocals. Avanna is a synthesized vocalist, which I programmed with… Continue reading Dream Together Hits Top 10 on RadioAirplay
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
We have entered The Age of Obscurity. Wow, there’s an absolutely inconceivable amount of music out there. The barriers to entry have never been lower. Every audio editor or DAW production tool these days tries to make it one-click-simple to upload your latest masterpiece to your favorite streaming/sharing site for immediate consumption by literally billions… Continue reading Music Promotion In The Age of Obscurity
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!
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
I’ve been working on tracks for my 2nd album. Here’s a sneak peek at one of the songs, entitled Soft Summer Rain. Let me know what you think!
On January 24, 2015, I released my first electronic music album, “Cerulean Sojourn”. It was the culmination of 3+ years of learning and experimentation with the new instruments that we now have access to as electronic musicians in this incredible modern world. “Cerulean Sojourn” is an eclectic tour of (mostly) downtempo groove/chill electronica, incorporating elements… Continue reading Cerulean Sojourn album released