2012/06/21: Final version. Mastered by Dell at Pep Ventura in Dallas. Nice loudness maximizing, man! 2012/06/20 (entry two): Okay. Calling it DONE. Spent all day trying to fix the clipping, but in the end just put a hard limiter on the whole mix. Rock on!!! 2012/06/20: Okay… I’m ’bout done with this baby! Did a […]Read More Venus Transit
Productive Macs has a great promotion going on right now: 8 great Mac apps for $40. I bought it, even though I already own one of them (Default Folder)– BusyCal, Fantastical, LaunchBar each by themselves costs more than $40. Buy it here: http://www.productivemacs.com/f/7181299Read More Great Set of Mac Productivity Apps
I am so happy with iTunes Match! For the first time in my life, i feel like I have real control over my music collection, no matter what device I’m using: Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone… Such a relief! I don’t have to worry about losing music and my ratings and comments and other metadata that […]Read More Loving iTunes Match!
Yes, FIVE freaking classes! Three of them are 1-credit-hour PowerPoint: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. The other two are BTS 161, the MS Office class. Just had first “Hybrid” class this evening, and it went really well. I think I’m definitely gonna like just one day a week on campus. Keeps us focused. Had a nice […]Read More Teaching Online! + GRACIBOOK!!! + Parallels Desktop + Social Networking
Created on my 2004 MacMini in 2007, using Mackie Tracktion v2, with 4 instances of Spectrasonics Atmosphere softsynth. Composed during a particularly inspired time in my life, while I was working with Jon Anderson (of Yes) on several voice projects. While not a lot came from my collaborations with Jon, I did get this track […]Read More Motherland
Been working on an “Electronica” piece in GarageBand… my first real foray into dance music. I mean, it’s rather upbeat, although in D minor, so not too “happy” sounding. Started from a really cool patch in Korg Legacy– um “Cell”, which is a real cool area where you combine like three different patches from the […]Read More Some Thoughts on Music Production/Composition/Software
Currently Reading The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory By Brian Greene see related Thinkin’ i might be good at music reviews… I DO love music like nothing else, and i DO listen to a lot of it. Am having a bit of trouble with my MacMini iTunes jukebox […]Read More Musical Artists I Like…
the days i feel like i’ve made some progress on a problem are good days. The days i puke, too, are good days. But when it’s my wife that’s puking, it’s not so clear whether it’s “good” or not… She is getting better at it; used to be she would just keep drinking Maalox or […]Read More sum growth & sum flicking away…