Music is an abstract type of thing; as it is something that we hear instead of see it is often quite difficult to visualise a piece of music. Continue reading “Visualisation Of Music: From Paper to Digital”
Original backing track of “One Life” by 101SONIC. Song is full with all musical elements except vocals, for live performance. Some rhythm/solo guitars kept in the demo. If you’d like to hear the original music it can be found on iTunes, Spotify, etc.
Mobility, mobility, mobility!
“If you can’t move your gear from your studio to stage, you might as well not have them!” . The sounds and synths you create, at home or in studio are often a vital part to a musicians unique sound. If you can’t transport them to the stage however, what’s the point of having them at all? Only for online store/sharing ? Continue reading “If You Can’t Move Your Gear From Your Studio To Stage, You Might As Well Not Have Them!”
A demo song very inspired by U2’s known song “With or without you” only 4 bars with electronic sounds. Including Dubstep beat for drums, and analog synths for the bass line. Song is not full reproduction of U2’s composition, also no vocal or guitar parts. It serves as a backing track for you to improvise on.
Like many Musicians I do my music production on DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), as the possibilities are infinite! I create my music with my guitar and arrange on a DAW (Mainly I use Propeller’s Reason). Once I have added the drum and bass, I can jam for hours with my guitar.
But this doesn’t mean I haven’t had problems with DAW’s. My main issue is that they are not made for live gig jamming. This has been an issue for me, like many musicians, I like to improvise on stage during a live performance. Often with a DAW you have to give this up, which makes me ask the question, “to DAW or Not to DAW”?
Ok, but how can we play this live?!
Imagine; Everything is going perfect in the studio; creativity flowing, you’ve finally struck that ‘punch’ sound (what we might call a ‘secondary add’ to the music ) that changes a whole song’s character into something fantastic.
But then the realisation dawns, the music in the studio sounds great, “Ok, but how can we play this live?!” …