Day 1 of The Ableton 2018 Loop conference. I learned about Spitfire Audio Sample Libraries, Pitchwheel, 3D Audio, Boss RC-300 Looper, Waves L2 Limiter
The Tips, Tools and People I learned about at Ableton’s 2018 Loop Summit. Spitfire Audio, Max 8 MC, Isotonix Clyphx, Scientist’s Dub Tips, Google Magenta
Hey, here’s a picture of this new guitar pedal I am making for Ableton live. I’m going to use an Arduino to trigger midi. I decided this year that I’m going to play my live sets with guitar and sing through a laptop. I want to be able to make loops, trigger songs and be […]
Ableton 10 has a lot of new keyboard shortcuts in it that are great for speeding up your workflow. I made a PDF cheat sheet of 23 of the new Ableton 10 keyboard shortcuts I found most useful. You can download this cheat sheet pdf with all of these Ableton 10 keyboard shortcuts.
Valley of Sapphire Album Release Party Pictures I had a great time at my Valley of Sapphire Album release party a few weeks ago. Thanks to all of you who were able to come out, listen, drink some cider and play some games. Here is an auto-scrolling slideshow of photos my friend Thomas Stark took […]
My new album is “Valley of Sapphire” is available everywhere today. You can check it out on my site here: Or Listen to it or download it from all the platforms (Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google etc.) here: http://valleyofsapphire.com I wrote 3 haikus to describe the emotion I felt when I created it. […]
I have a lot of automation programmed in my new album. They control the effects and sweeps which my live guitar and keyboard run through when I perform. I also have a some midi mapped controllers so I can adjust values of filters and delays in realtime. Fun!! Anytime I start knob twiddling, to play […]
Photographer and musician Matt from The Second Spirit discusses his most used tricks when creating digital marketing online pictures with a cell phone. He’ll talk about filters, photo editor apps, effects and composition and different free apps to create eye-popping hot digital marketing pictures.
I stopped telling people I don’t know their song request, especially if they are drunk. If I tell them I don’t know it, they act like I committed the worst crime imaginable. Instead, I usually just go straight into a similar song or a song by the same artist without saying anything. But if I […]
Does the quality of my music suffer because I am doing everything myself?