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 … Continue reading How To Use The Circle Of Fifths For Electronica Music

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

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. … Continue reading Fasting For The Brain And Bulge

Time is Not For Wasting – Make The Best Of Use It

Manly Palmer Hall (March 18, 1901 – August 29, 1990) was a Canadian-born author and mystic. He is best known for his 1928 work The Secret Teachings of All Ages. If you ever had the problem of procrastination not being able to get through to the goals and activities that you wish to be done, … Continue reading Time is Not For Wasting – Make The Best Of Use It

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 … Continue reading Time to get Pumped: Music Study

Behind The Musical Brain and Heart And All That Jazz

I find jazz to be an interesting style of music. It's not something I have on constant drip, but I appreciate the structure or lack of structure when I'm listening to an improvisation. Jazz has great improvisational technique, the intricate rhythms and syncopation and all the dynamic chords entice me, keep my attention. I always … Continue reading Behind The Musical Brain and Heart And All That Jazz

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? … Continue reading Studies On Music And Depression