Do Hours Make Mastery? What Is Needed To Be A Master?

They say that you need 10,000 hours in order to develop Master. This is the notion that keeps making its mark from Gladwell's book the Tipping Point. He has since retracted his claim, retouching it as a simplified theory. I thought it was intriguing. The author Tim Ferriss in lectures he claimed that you do …

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Electronic and EDM Music in Ottawa, Canada

There’s actually a lot of interesting EDM music and artists in Ottawa, Canada. There is either an aspect of musicality or music production I appreciate. Apart from myself, there are plenty of sounds I’m really digging in my area, whether its through friends or acquaintances. People that I’ve discovered live or checked out online at …

Ottawa Dubstep Artist/Producer: BLU3 BL00D – “Past Is Death” Album

BLU3 BL00D Venezuelan (currently in Ottawa) Bass Musician, Hip Hop Beatmaker and working as audio engineer since 2007 (Ciudad Guayana). I rarely review, but here I will review a producer in my City, Ottawa - in support. Past is Death (2014) Hysterical Silence opens with a passage of dark hued atmospherics and brightened upon and built …

Replica 114 – Sci-Fi Film

This is a project I scored music to, Replica 114. I was asked to do it since December 2013, wrapped around April 2014. I was ecstatic to do it! Started off doing several demo projects and brainstorming ideas early on. Then got fully into the thing. The music cues work as a manifestation of the main character …

Getting Into A Flow State

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2498/4183278431_9e130bcda5_b.jpg I know when I’m in a flow state, through experience I get that.  I can usually tell when I have just hit it. This goes for so many different moments in life, not only making music. Yet there is a paradox of the flow state. You lose track of time. When you are done, …