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Jordan B. Peterson Meditation Music – Life Is Suffering (Nova Spire Ambient Mix)

I decided to use Jordan B Peterson words as a meditative sequence with some ambient music of mine. Hopefully, people enjoy it. May it let you reach a proper headspace to Sort Yourself Out! Dr. Jordan B Peterson has been a dishwasher, gas jockey, bartender, short-order cook, beekeeper, oil derrick bit re-tipper, plywood mill labourer […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way And Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching: On Essence And Becoming Child-Like

One of the most important concepts I’ve learned in the esoteric philosophy via Gurdjieff, a spiritual teacher, is the concept of there being many I’s. This concept has a few aspects to it. Throughout one’s life, we presumably acquire likes and dislikes. Not only do we experience this through a lifetime but even within a day. […]

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Under Training vs. Over Training And The “No Pain No Gain” Mentality

After doing a routine for a long while, the grind becomes repetitive and variety feels like it gets a hold of you. But though your routine is set in stone, there’s always room evolving and modifying segments that can help in feeling a pump. For myself, I found that working the Shoulder (Deltoids) the muscles […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Planned Obsolescence of Consumer Goods

Products were once made to last. You understood the length and value of your dollar. I’d argue people today are materialistic and consumer based with the products that break down quick. I think it’s for a number of reasons. First, I think it’s used as a distraction and an escape. People are denying their death. […]

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Self-Awareness, Phones and Posture In Modern Culture

Self-awareness via Wiki:  the capacity for introspection and the ability to recognize oneself as an individual separate from the environment and other individuals. When I see people shuffling through malls, its really weird for me when coming from the other side of town, making music slightly away from civilization, but I still notice that more […]

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Nova Spire – 2014 In Review

It’s been a great year. Filled with music, scores and collaborations from. Thank you for joining me with all my endeavors and my blog posts. 2014 Musical Highlights Gift Aesthete Klomb The High Energy Protons Replica 114 Ottawa Industrial League: Exclusive Track Things I’m looking forward to in the future, more collaborations, more art and […]

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Epictetus: Art Of Living: Happiness Can Only Be Found Within

Often times we take the quote “Happiness Can Only Be Found Within” as a cliché, but it is brought up in discussion of how to live a good life and philosophical discussion. I think Epictetus’ Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue on Happiness and Effectiveness lays it down in a simple and eloquent […]

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Forcing Creativity Addendum: At First It Is Difficult, But All Things Are Difficult At First

“At first it is difficult, but all things are difficult at first.” Miyamoto, Musashi. This is an addendum to my original creativity post.  “You can’t force creativity” is the common mantra of artists. I say you can force it but it requires time. It is a skill to be developed like anything else. You indirectly […]

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On Living Forever: Technology And The Infinite Artist

Writing inspiration today : Pink Floyd’s – Dark Side of The Moon “I Wanna Live Forever” I’ve claimed the authentic artist wants to live forever, to be passed on in time. At first glance, it may seem egoistic, but if there’s positive value being provided I think it’s a worthy goal that should be taken up. […]

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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 […]

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Best Quotes From Earl Nightingale’s Strangest Secret

People like to put down the book “The Secret” – Also Known As The Law of Attraction, but if you suspend the notions of law of attraction and listen to everything apart in this lecture it is truly brilliant. Earl Nightingale distills his own view on the Law of Attraction but he still posits you […]

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On Negativity, Self-Talk and Criticism

All is mind and mind is all. Often times people can easily fall to a swirling depths of negativity. Sometimes we stumble against our own minds. Other times negativity is usually found in the environment. It’s an unfortunate that there is no mind management classes in early education. It’s probably harder to learn as one […]