New Track: Nova Spire – Snow Crash

A test in rhythm management and sound design. It's a track based on the Novel by Neal Stephenson. Like, comment and subscribe. Enjoy!   https://youtu.be/oqti-ilutJY

Advertisements

Great New Podcast – The Drink

Check out the New Podcast, The Drink. A positive, upbeat and fun Podcast. I had a lot of fun making the intro music. First episode up On iTunes, Libsyn and YouTube Now! Check it out and stay tuned!

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 How Much Gear Do You Need For Music Production?

Project Eve – By Jeff Brewer – My Latest Musical Scoring Endeavor

Project Eve Musical Convergence Project Eve is a film by Jeff Brewer. I was asked to compose the music for Project Eve. In the past, I have worked with Jeff Brewer in shorter films but none like this feature film. I believe we make a dynamic duo in transmitting our ideas and creativity onto the … Continue reading Project Eve – By Jeff Brewer – My Latest Musical Scoring Endeavor

Is Mainstream Media Dying?

Is mainstream media dying? When I was young teenager I would always ask myself why I was beginning to get bored with all the information coming from the television. I never really felt any interest in television programming and series found on programs while everyone else was glued to these. I didn't know if this … Continue reading Is Mainstream Media Dying?

How To Create Visuals For Electronic Music Mixes, Tracks And Sets

The music is booming, the people are screaming and cheering, the lights and lasers are penetrating, the fog is fogging, the people are ecstatic, but there are no visuals? In a lot of electronic music you will visuals set up on the screen. On the screen there can be numerous things that are coinciding with … Continue reading How To Create Visuals For Electronic Music Mixes, Tracks And Sets

How To Use The Circle Of Fifths For Electronica Music

Background When I started making music at a very young age I had no real idea how music was created. I started around 13 years of age. I gradually learned my way around. Picked up some piano lessons. I learned a lot of classical piano material but I wondered how this was going to help … Continue reading How To Use The Circle Of Fifths For Electronica Music

How to Improve Your Music Making Workflow In FL Studio

These are some my tips that I commonly use in my workflow that always boost my workflow. It makes everything flow smoother. A lot of these come down to shortcuts and other tools. Some of these bits of advice can be found on different DAW but you will have to discover your specific DAW. I've … Continue reading How to Improve Your Music Making Workflow In FL Studio

How To Export MIDI Music Score For FL Studio

I had come to realized how to do this because I needed a composition that let me allocate a PDF for scoring purposes. It is for a competition that I have decided to export this PDF format. I've heard of many different programs that facilitate the process such as Finale, Sibelius and Guitar Pro. But … Continue reading How To Export MIDI Music Score For 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.

How To Be More Inspired, Creative and Productive

Get More Productive. Produce more than ever. I leave one message behind for all artists, no matter what your craft, no matter what it is you do. You must always produce more than you consume. That is how an artist should be. It may sound selfish, but it is worth it. Produce more than you … Continue reading How To Be More Inspired, Creative and Productive

The Road To Self Improvement Is A Lone Wolfs Game

The tumbleweed blows through the desert and it’s only you standing before your mission. No one is there to greet you in the early morning of your grind. No one sees the countless hours of practice. what they have is the last photos of you. the photo op you leave on an Instagram on a … Continue reading The Road To Self Improvement Is A Lone Wolfs Game

Why Are Artists Typically Left and Politically Liberal

It's commonly opined that artists, whether musical or visual artist or any art related field is commonly thought to be politically leaning Liberal Left.  I believe the majority of Artists today are the Liberal left. This can be for many reasons. If you study it closely and understand the differences between the political spectrum you … Continue reading Why Are Artists Typically Left and Politically Liberal

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 How To Make Video Game Theme Music

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.

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 I Write Music Scores

Understanding The Frequency Spectrum: The Art Of Mixing (Video)

Spectrum One way to begin to comprehend and interpret sounds and their frequency range is by selecting sounds in your everyday life. Select the sound in your everyday life and interpret the sound and determine whether it's in the Sub-woofer territory Below 80hz for example. Does it have more of a thump around 100-300hz. More … Continue reading Understanding The Frequency Spectrum: The Art Of Mixing (Video)

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 How To Create A Deep House Track

Why I Admire The US Navy Seals

US Navy Seals Do you know of the US Navy Seals? People that know of them may see them almost in a caricature view. They are almost fictitious in their discipline, attitude and overall sense of values. Navy Seals are often displayed as heroes. Seals are a common theme for video games and army films. … Continue reading Why I Admire The US Navy Seals

Nova Spire – Canadian Electronica Artist Music Video – As Above So Below – IDM-Braindance-Ambient

Here I'll share my most astounding videos that is IDM in nature. I have not released this track on any offical releases but it has succesful viewership and I believe it is one my most intricate and it is a unique out-the-box kind of track. I recall the creation the entirety of the track took approximately … Continue reading Nova Spire – Canadian Electronica Artist Music Video – As Above So Below – IDM-Braindance-Ambient