The High Energy Protons – NEW Synthwave – Coming 2018!

Coming May 4th! https://novaspire.bandcamp.com/album/rogue-wave

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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. …

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 …

Holographic ALBUM (2012) Ottawa Music, Canada Artist – EDM Electronica

NOVA SPIRE - Holographic (2012)[Electronica/EDM] I was lucky enough to have Travis Adeneau share his artwork for this record.Holographic Album is "Pay What You Like" Enjoy! Before Holographic Simulation 9 was the prior EP which began this idea of painting with sound. Simulation 9 was me playing composer for a short film. We have a …

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 …

How To Avoid Procrastination As An Artist: Infinite Intelligence And The Ego’s Muse

The Procrastinating Artist: On Ego, Muse and Self-Deception I always enjoyed watching interviews of my favourite artists. I came to understand their process, the way they work. Viewing these interviews from a young age and impressionable eyes, I always admired how all artists were excited to showcase and discuss their work. As I watched more, …

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 …

How To Create Electronica IDM On The Spot Using A Korg Keyboard

Most people receive or are rewarded a graduation ring for high school, which I think is silly. But my parents decided to purchase a Korg workstation when I graduated. These things are not cheap. This thing weighs about 40 pounds. Pure beef. King Korg Not to be confused with the Korg I used while playing …

NEW MUSIC: Deus – My Piano and Classical Music Inspired 42-Track Album Compilation

Deus is my piano and classical music inspired compilation I've created over the years. Deus consists of 42 tracks. They range in style from with Baroque with it's harpsichords and musical ornamentation to more contemporary sounding piano for film scores. Deus has some tracks with just piano and other's are more intentional, dramatic, with strings and brass to paint an image in to the mind.

Klomb II (2015) – New Release Now Available – Electronica, Ethnic/Fusion, Industrial

Klomb II  (2015) - New Release Now Available - Electronica, Ethnic/Fusion, Industrial https://novaspire.bandcamp.com/album/klomb-ii Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oULTuAvfbOI  Finally. Now Announcing. I will be releasing my second and final installment as Klomb June 24th. Where I think the first one has feminine qualities to it, this one will be a definite more physical, and masculine. I believe it to …

How I Write And Layer My Tracks For Trap Electronic Music (Neo-Tokyo Themed Track)

Process Here I'll lay down my thought process of how I create a song. The whole project took approximately 2 hours. I work on it with tunnel vision. I wrote this track while I was fasting on a Sunday morning, I didn't eat until I finished the track. I mixed all the music when I …

Living With Tinnitus As A Musician/Producer

Around 2006, I notice strange sensations in my right ear. “What is this?” The first time I heard it I was creating music on headphones and I was beefing up the low-end of a snare. I was receiving a weird crackling in my right ear. I said to my self, I don't remember putting an …

Escape The Dream World: Comfort Is The Nemesis

Get Uncomfortable and Keep Moving Forward Stepping out of one's comfort zone can prove to be a worthwhile cause. I find the average lifestyle is lived to the level where luxury, immediate gratification, satiety and comfort take a front seat. I see the average lifestyle as decadent, thrill-seeking, lazy and of without a sense of …

How To Do A Simple Side-Chain Effect On FL Studio [Images]

I will share a simple lesson today, for FL Studio users. How to do a simple side-chain effect on FL Studio. A side chain effect, is an effect most commonly used in electro-house music and is becoming more popular in underground and mainstream club songs. The effect is that waving in and out of volume. …

Designing Sounds For Electronic Music Production

Lately I've been doing a lot of sound design. Instead of simply doing synthesizer presets I've decided to also to create multi-format kits in addition to patches. Thus far, I have 3 folders and they are shaping up to be pretty interesting titles. One of them is just sound effects, swells, warbles, sweeps, transition effects, …

Spiritual Worlds: Lesage and Max Hattler

Augustin Lesage. Symbolic Composition of the Spiritual World I don’t know what is about Lesage that “speaks to me”. But it simply does. It is said that he heard voices in his 30’s telling him that he will become a painter. And that they influenced him in choosing the colours, the patterns, forms of his …

How To “Corrupt The Youth” Using Philosophy

It is often said that history repeats itself. As well as the notion that there is nothing new (technology). It is with an acceptance that I kind of agree with these clichés. It is in most of daily life I have come realize this. I am not certain if it is a sign of age, …

How To Force Creativity – In The Moment You Need It

It’s become a cliche of artists to not force creativity. I strongly believe you can force creativity. Countless times, when working on some kind of endeavor I find myself looking at the clock in the end wondering how I finished and interesting piece of work. I think you can force creativity, most definitely. But like …

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, …