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New Music: Nova Spire vs. Nerve War

New Music: Nova Spire vs. Nerve War

Ottawa, Canada based artist Nova Spire and I recently traded some remixes of each other’s tracks. This was a fun exercise, before this I had only one remix under my belt. It was especially cool to hear how different he made his remix from my original source material. The fruits of our labor are below! … Continue reading

How Much Gear Do You Need For Music Production?

  For this post, I’ll go through the Pros and Cons of how much gear you have and having certain pieces of gear and also some thoughts. If you have a variety of friends that are musicians you will notice that there are all kinds of musicians seeking what they need for their music production. … Continue reading

Canadian Electronica IDM: Nova Spire – Cerebro EP

Canadian Electronica IDM: Nova Spire – Cerebro EP New EP – Cerebro Analysis Paralysis What I wanted to do with Analysis Paralysis was something for the people that are either wracking their brains and overloaded with doubt. It’s that moment when you are so overwhelmed of everything that you say enough is enough. The track … Continue reading

Nova Spire ‘Samizdat’ Dark Techno Album Promo

Nova Spire ‘Samizdat’ Dark Techno Album Promo

Nova Spire ‘Samizdat’ Dark Techno Album First Promo. I have a Dark, Hypnotic Techno album coming out and it has to do with Espionage and all kinds of Conspiracies I had fun with. Wikileaks is also a great source of inspiration in this latest album. Coming Soon. November. Please subscribe by clicking the link below. … Continue reading

New Track: Soma Sema – Artificial Heart (Nova Spire Remix)

New Track: Soma Sema – Artificial Heart (Nova Spire Remix)

Taking its inspiration from the minimal synth and coldwave genres of the 1980s, Soma Sema exists as the musical collaboration of Clara Hall (voice) and Th. Tot (machines). With interest and experience in working with other forms of music, including pop, drone and noise, Soma Sema seeks to simultaneously transcend and pay homage to the … Continue reading

How To Reproduce The Tape Stop Effect In FL Studio

How To Reproduce The Tape Stop Effect In FL Studio

The tape stop effect is very common in electronic music and pop today.

The way I hear it in music, it can be used to add fun, and a sense of drama to a track.

As if it to say, the track has stopped – no it hasn’t. And it continues.

There are multiple ways you can reproduce a tape stop effect on fl studio
you can use a tape stop effect in fl studio in multiple ways. Continue reading

New Track: Encephalon Limb From Limb. Electro Industrial Compilation

New Track: Encephalon Limb From Limb. Electro Industrial Compilation

  Encephalon has released a new track for Electronic Saviors IV: Retaliation. It’s a compilation record of electronic and industrial music featuring various artists. Give it up for Ottawa’s Music! https://metropolisrecords.bandcamp.com/album/electronic-saviors-iv-retaliation The track opens with a seemingly basic yet infectious bass line. There’s a blend between synthetic and acoustic drum sounds. As the bassline progresses … Continue reading

How To Make Video Game Theme Music

How To Make Video Game Theme Music

Video Game Music I’ve always been fascinated and passionate by music in video games. I think games that came from the 90’s had some of the most melodically inclined and musically sophisticated music. When you ask to someone to recite a memorable pieces of music they very quickly whistle out a tune from Super Mario … Continue reading

NEW ALBUM: Acidchains (2016) Ottawa Music [Electronica, IDM, Synthpop]

NEW ALBUM: Acidchains (2016) Ottawa Music [Electronica, IDM, Synthpop]

Acidchains Acidchains is a pseudonym. Acidchains is 21st Century Rave-pop music. I started of writing under the alias Acidchains title around Spring 2014 and I had more than 50 tracks set.

I uploaded a bunch of tracks on acidchains soundcloud. Originally, I didn’t want to share anyone. I requested genuine feedback from the public and not from people I know. I wanted to keep it to myself. But I decided to share it anyway. Continue reading

New Track: Tralfamadore Psytrance 2016 [Ottawa Music]

New Track: Tralfamadore Psytrance 2016 [Ottawa Music]

Psytrance 2016 New Track Here is a track I wrote based on psytrance music. But first I shall go a little into the background of psytrance. Influence My greatest influence for writing psychedelic electronic music has to be Juno Reactor. Their early work sort of pioneered the Goa/Psy Trance sound of early and mid 90’s. … Continue reading

How I Write Music Scores

How I Write Music Scores

Replica 114 For Replica 114, I was lucky to have guidance from Jeff. One thing I admire is that he is very methodical in his approach. He presented me with several sounds that would work as potential on screen sequences. He’d have a scene and knew exactly what he wanted, how it was gonna sound … Continue reading

How To Create A Deep House Track

How To Create A Deep House Track

I love exploring different styles of music. I’ve worked with different house music before. Deep house music is one of those style that I’ve been meaning to try. Deep house music is a style that has evolved from the mid-90’s. Tempo is typically at 120 bpm to 128 bpm. It seems the style from the … Continue reading