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 …

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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 …

Klomb Remix – Oculus Obelisk – (Solitary Signal Remix) – Psytrance

I forgot to share this remix from last year. This is a remix created by a fellow Canadian from the West Coast, Solitary Signal. He asked me if he could remix a track of mine. And when he told me his idea, he said he wanted to do something “Juno Reactor” like, I instantly gave …

How I Remixed deadmau5 – Phantoms Can’t Hang

How I Remixed deadmau5 - Phantoms Can't Hang - (Nova Spire Remix) I really dig deadmau5. Specifically for this track and some of his new album. Fantastic mixing skills. When I compare tracks to other professional producers I still prefer the way he renders his sound. It's pretty inspiring to me. So I did a …

Klomb LP 2014 On Youtube

Klomb LP 2014 Now Available On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUosF7Rz-ns&feature=share&list=PLrd8Vb5uladucG-Xdk2Y3Jqq-DOvefR3A "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 …

Nova Spire’s Message To All Artists

If anyone knows my goals of 2013 and how I surpassed my musical quotas, they understand how I am fully entrenched in my music. It was a matter of quantity just as much as it was about quality. People might say that it is passion, I say it is obsessive, some say madness. It doesn't …

Nova Spire – Visions – A Cinematic/IDM EP

What I wanted to do was to create a short IDM/Braindance mini EP to showcase my musical technique and styling. It is highly influenced by Squarepusher and Aphex Twin material. I wanted to create a spectacle. Thematically there is something which connects all these tracks. A lot on this EP is related to aesthetics and uncovering textures that …

Nova Spire EP – Atlantis – Industrial, Electronica, IDM

I'm quite surprised and humbled by the attention my latest EP, "Atlantis"  has received. As well, there were quite a few people that helped share and get it out too, which I give the utmost amount of gratitude. I find the "Name your price" model functions best in fairness. If one believes the value of …

How to Speed Up The EDM Writing Process – Electronic Music Production

There are so many elements that can ameliorate your productivity ( I've been known to be pretty productive). One of those is speed. Another is knowing music theory or at least reaching an intermediate level of knowledge. This instructional will be applicable for many different styles of music but most applicable for electronic music as that is my …

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 …

Transcendental Musical Spaces + Beethoven Challenge

I am most inspired by classical musicians these days, despite being so enthused by electronic music. It appears electronic music is taking a back seat even for people like Daft Punk, using live instrumentation prominently on their new record. It always seemed to me the most interesting aspects of electronic music still had elements of emotion to …

Salvador Dali – Persistence of Memory – Ottawa Music – Nova Spire Sound Art Installation

The “Persistence of Memory” sound art installation was an exercise I did in 2012. It was created during the period I created my EP Visions. I never have read a review or any form of speculation of Dali’s painting, “Persistence of Memory” as I wanted to leave my own footprint, my interpretation of the image …