Writing Music When You Don’t Feel Like It

The good ol' workstation keyboard.

Writing music when you don’t feel like it can be a difficult task. But it’s important to realize that writing music doesn’t have to be “all feels, all the time”. In fact, if it is “all feels all the time“ then I find it to be quite unproductive. Not that music itself is about productivity… Continue reading Writing Music When You Don’t Feel Like It

Acoustic Song: In the Heart of the Sea

Josh Gagnon, strumming on the acoustic.

In the Heart Of the Sea   Here’s an acoustic song that I recorded and co-wrote with a friend named Josh Gagnon. I love recording acoustic guitar, because it always has such a natural and human character to it (even after processing). We also were able to get this song in minimal takes. I believe… Continue reading Acoustic Song: In the Heart of the Sea

I’ve Been Playing the Violin for About 6 Weeks Now

Technically, only one of those scores contains violin music. But it made for a neat picture, right?

I’ve always loved bowed string instruments, violin in particular. From The Lord of the Rings’ score, to video game music, to many varieties of Classical music — strings have always inspired me. I’ve always wanted to learn, but thought it might be getting my hands a bit full. For whatever reason, now feels like a good time… Continue reading I’ve Been Playing the Violin for About 6 Weeks Now

Now Accepting Recording Clients

Yeahhh! OK so I have been collecting gear, studying, and practicing audio recording since I was like 14. I have recently made some key additions and now I can

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6 Things That Make Noise In The Studio

You can never really completely rid your studio of noise, but there are definitely some precautions you can take to get the cleanest signal possible. It’s not the main factor in your sound, but it sure helps!

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