How To Tighten Up The Kickdrum For Electronic Music: Compression, Layering and EQ

One of the critical elements of electronic music is the Kick drum. Most modern electronic music typically has a 4-on-Floor vibe to it. This is true for Electro-House, Techno, Trance and many more EDM genres. So many different styles of electronics use this ingredient. From tr-808 drum machines to 909's the boom-boom-boom-boom backbone electronic music is …

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Inflammation Is The Culprit Of Most Diseases

Inflammation is the culprit. Recent studies have shown that one of the biggest mechanisms, culprits and factors of disease and general bad health is due to inflammation. The easy way of looking at inflammation, is seeing it as something that swells within your body. Your body is responding to activity in the body to protect itself, but …

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 …

Fasting For The Brain And Bulge

In the news, you constantly hear about how people are always increasing their waistlines. You see ads about new diet plans, fat-loss tabs that only jack up your heart rate while you do nothing, commercials for new exercise equipment that people will buy, use once and play the game of who can collect the most dust. …

How To Build A Positive Identity And Have A Creative Edge

  Escape vs. Exploring  There are two ways to look at people with drive. One is a passive and the other is definitely more active. The difference between the two is expression, attitudes and having a common goal.  Escape or escapism is a very prevalent method of coping, adjusting, ignoring all of one's internal self, limitations, …

Do Hours Make Mastery? What Is Needed To Be A Master?

They say that you need 10,000 hours in order to develop Master. This is the notion that keeps making its mark from Gladwell's book the Tipping Point. He has since retracted his claim, retouching it as a simplified theory. I thought it was intriguing. The author Tim Ferriss in lectures he claimed that you do …

Time to get Pumped: Music Study

Fitness and Music are a big part of my life. I’m always banging something out. Whether that be banging some keys, a dumbbell, guitar or a barbell something is always moving. I’m always attempting to improve myself in one of these aspects. Recently, a study came out saying what most people that are fanatical about …

Studies On Music And Depression

Studies on Music and Depression I’m always fascinated and interested by new science studies. But it’s no wonder people don’t always take science seriously sometimes. Perhaps it’s not always easy to discern. One school says one thing another something else, it’s kind of amusing to me.   Who do you believe, which one argues best? …