Category: Music Production

Connections Needed

Yesterday I finished up a few projects, freeing me up to work on my next – getting my gear properly connected. I’ve had a decent workflow, but the recent advances in iOS connectivity has prompted me to reevaluate my workflow – and exposed some blank spots. I’m hoping to […]

TransPlatforming

I think it’s fair to say 2015 and ’16 have been significant to ontology. AI from Google’s DeepDream seemed to ooze onto the internet, it’s generative and beautiful images to me seemed like organelles or embryonic forms evolving ever-closer to the forms of human perception, or imagery in […]

My take on Listening vs. Producing Sound

I’m sure many longterm musicians may have little recollection of the difference between listening to music, and producing it. In my case, this distinction has been a recent epiphany. An epiphany because I wasn’t really aware of the distinction. I’ve always wanted to produce music. About 15 years […]

New Producer (Weeks 7-9)

Well, the past 3 weeks have been eventful! It’s tough to spend the music-making season (eternity) dealing with the Holidays! Yes, I was up after Midnight on Christmas Eve – sneaking and watching Ableton tutorial videos long after the family was sleeping: Secretly reading tutorials whilst everyone sleeps. […]

Music As Code

When you get down to the fundamental building block of sound, the sine wave, it’s easy to envision sound as code. From there, building sound is just a matter of coding in variances to the sound wave. This is, of course, simple to understand, yet music is always […]