Massage CD: Easy Part Complete

I’ve finished the main composing part of this album. Now comes the more difficult parts: editing & art production. Some notes: 1) This is definitely in two “parts”, so the listener can mix & match at their whim. 2) Within those two halves, the tracks will flow from one to the other. 3) As I’ve said before, this album isn’t …

How do you visualize the impossible?

I’ve transferred the original audio files from my first two “albums” to my working computer. Man, it’s been a while since I listened to any of these tracks. I plan on re-releasing them as CDs soon. I’ll probably go the Lulu.com route as there’s less outlay on my end, and I can just upload the finished audio & art when …

If anybody needs a kickstart…

…Kickstart.com is the place to go. Sounds very interesting. I just may use it for future (or possibly current) projects.

Progress

I’ve reached the halfway mark, i.e. about 23′ in. It’s interesting how for this project I need to not compose in my “usual” style, yet there are moments where my voice just has to be heard. Those of you reading this who know of my choral works, either from singing them or hearing them, will understand when you hear it …

To click or not to click

One of the first questions I need to answer when I’m writing something, especially when it comes to writing to picture, is the target tempo. Most of the time I’ll set up my sequencer’s metronome to sound while I’m recording–that way I’m somewhat close to the beats and/or beat divisions I need to hit. With this album, it’s much more …

Monday woes

After a long, dark–well, not actually dark since it was sunny & warm–weekend, it’s time for me to get back to work. While web development pays the day-to-day bills, music is what I want to do most. It calls me all the time, yet I either ignore it or figure it’s something I’ll get to “later.” Invariably, that means “tomorrow” …