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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

How to Gain Self-Control In A Smartphone Culture

Just today I went out for a drive and I’ve noticed several people on their phones while driving. Apart from increasing your risk of getting in an accident. I find most people are losing any sense of self-awareness. People like to scoff and exclaim “they are a multi-tasker” – OK. Everyone wants it fast and … Continue reading

Designing Sounds For Electronic Music Production

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, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

On The Over Saturation of EDM

From May 6-10 in Toronto it was Canadian music week, they’re on their 32nd year. Musicians are always in attendance and its a really big thing here. “CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 5 … Continue reading

On Embracing New Ideas

Earlier, I’ve been interpreting what I think makes an authentic artist here and here. These are my thoughts on this. And it it a continuation from this post. The Authentic Artist has a constant IV drip of novel ideas being inseminated into his mind via people and their books, blogs or videos. A book are thoughts … Continue reading

Why The True Artist Must Be A Non-Conformist

It seems that nobody wants to rock the boat anymore. Many people solely live to imitate and speculate and ask questions to the  authority. Without introspection and zero musings on one’s own person. That’s all conformity is in reality. I think if anybody is an artistic individual and engaged as a person, they must be … Continue reading

Klomb – The Musical Writing Process

“Klomb” is a cosmic paradox of ancient futurism. These are the remnants of a spiritual nomad, a metaphysical journey that were channeled where time periods and space had collided. There are layers on top of one another, as it always has been. Schools of thought, technologies and organisms have intertwined and evolved in life creating … Continue reading

Some Mixing Maxims

These are some ideas i’m pretty keen on when it comes to mixing. If you’re a beginner this may help you out. Also, it is good as a tool to organize and review some of my thoughts on the subject.  Just throwing some tips out there. Most of this is based on my experience with … Continue reading

How To Use Chords To Shape Feelings And Emotions

This is perhaps one of the best descriptors of chords and emotions I have discovered online, on the I breathe music forum by Jon R. Very helpful if you are looking for that right sound/feeling : Maj triad Neutral, but also strong, simple, positive, sturdy, clear. The most no-nonsense ending to a piece, the period … Continue reading

Musical Addiction, Lunacy and Perspective

My music programs are always running and open all day long. I have withdrawal symptoms when I’m not at my desk. I feel I have gotten to the point where I have a dependency with a surge of dopamine, there is definitely a reward mechanism working here. It has become an addictive pattern, I’m just … Continue reading