https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRoZ6F7xbtI Semi-improvised, glitchy synth jam. Novation Circuit providing the beat; Korg Monologue for the bass with the Dark Star by Old Blood Noise Endeavours; Reverb is modulated with EHX 8-Step Program; Roland MX-1 provides the glitchy audio FX. Visual glitch from Lofi Future Composite Combiner.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ai_IE2iQKk The Musical Endeavour is an experimental project, often swapping between or fusing genres. Bijou Bargain is an attempt to write a goovy piece of funk incoroporating elements of lofi and vapourwave. Released 26th March 2021 to all major digital platforms and probably some minor ones too. Track was written and mixed in Cubase by … Continue reading Bijou Bargain: The Musical Endeavour
Hey people, just wanted to share this article I wrote for Music Tech Magazine where I share examples of times Holywood set designers use music hardware in their sci-fi environemnts! Here's the intro: With their complex interfaces and shiny, animated LEDs, music equipment is a great choice for set designers looking for futuristic set design. … Continue reading Music Tech Magazine – Aliens, Superheroes & Spies
Today I had an article published on Podcasting Today, drawing on my audio background to help new podcasters choose the best mic for their new shows.
Here's a guide to the livestream setup I've been using to broadcast music production sessions for the last few years.
For a while I've wanted to make a short series of videos, sharing my top tips for productivity and creativity...
The Modes are viewed as this big, scary thing and it certainly took me some years to get my head around them. What have for you today is exactly what I wish someone had told me years ago.
How to make a seamless music edit.
What is tempo? What is an ensemble? What is pitch? These questions are all answered in this LTGuitarist Beginner's Dictionary for Musicians. Not understading commonly-used terms is one of the biggest barriers to progessing in music, especially as a beginner. There's loads of great music tutorials online, but not many of them take the time … Continue reading Beginner’s Music Composition Dictionary
https://youtu.be/wan1vo_LIAA Instrumental lofi hip-hop piece with loads of buggy effects and elements of vapourwave sound design. The piano hook is an original composition, which was mangled and developed for this finished piece. The track is called Ray of Light, let's just assume the artist is The Musical Endeavour - not really an issue until the … Continue reading Ray of Light