https://youtu.be/sIgoHrBIWto Answering the most frequently asked questions about producers according to YouTube's auto-complete search function, including... Do producers own masters? Do producers make money? Do producers use presets? Do producers have to clear samples? I keep screwing up my audio levels, so sorry about that. It's mostly fixed but still crummy in places. Not up … Continue reading Do Producers Earn Money?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaFnYgXp-c4 Today we're talking about modesty, ensemble and context.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRg3lro2Fik A new composition technique for you. Addition & Subtraction are commonly found in minimalism but has uses in contemporary cinematic music or even pop and rock.
Social media is ruining our lives, right? Well maybe, but! A minor adjustment we can make to our social media habits, which can have very real affects on our musical careers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0V5bq0QFeg
Want to write your own Christmas Single? This is the post for you!
Creating a mini-feature on the Cambridge Jazz Festival got me thinking about genres and how we categorise music - does the name of the genre of music you make really matter? Or is it just a short-hand people use to know whether or not they might like listening to something? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPXrtIxnkPQ Here's some links to … Continue reading The Unimportance of Genre
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iGOv-37bC0 For the first time ever, I wasn't nervous for a gig. How do you get over performance anxiety? That's exactly what we'll cover in this video. Enjoy!
Yep, that's it. Release day. Today I release Irradiated Hamster Alert as Blue Alatar. The album represents about 8 years of work on-and-off, much of which took place this last year. The album is available on most music apps, (incl Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer), as well as ones that I manage: ReverbNation and BandCamp. You can pay-what-you-like for … Continue reading Release Day!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwLbwZni5Yg A list of the music tech gear that's been on my "need" list for a long time. What's on your shopping list?