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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! …

New Video: Nova Spire – Days Of Wrath (Electro-Industrial-Progressive-EBM)

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I once gave a teaser for this video on my instagram account. There were two versions. The one I'm featuring here and one that had text superimposed rather than the other scratchy video effects, found on this one. Enjoy! "The day of wrath, that day will dissolve the world in ashes."  

New Jazz Funk Fusion Album: Synapses Sparked

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"Synapses Sparked is my reluctance to make another electronic album. I enjoy mixing things up. With the rise of streaming music I felt as though people are now more open than ever to try on new styles if music. Synapses sparked is my splash of my impressions from a jazzy, funk and fusion vantage point. …

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. …

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

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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 …

How I Created A Binaural Beat And DMT Fractal Visual With Ocean Wave

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Ocean wave and DMT Fractal Visual I created a video and uploaded on youtube and I titled it "Ocean Wave and DMT fractal." It's a calming ambient drone. The drone is a C Major 7th Chord (C, E, G, B) with pads, strings and with little movement. This is one of my first attempts to …

Nova Spire ‘Samizdat’ Dark Techno Album Promo

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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. …

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 …

How To Use The Circle Of Fifths For Electronica Music

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 …

How to Improve Your Music Making Workflow In FL Studio

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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 …

New Track: Encephalon Limb From Limb. Electro Industrial Compilation

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  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! 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 …

How To Make Video Game Theme Music

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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 …

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

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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.

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

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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 …