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
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 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
So I was doing some drum tests one day… and as I was setting up my drums, I said to myself: “Y’know what, there just aren’t enough pictures of mic’d up drum kits in this world.” Fortunately, I had a pretty decent camera in my possession at the time. So I got to work. Enjoy!
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
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!