Archive for the 'Music' Category

Mike Wells Mastering

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

My friends in The Invisible Cities are putting the final touches on their new album, and they let me sit in on their mastering session. The Cities contracted the services of Mike Wells, who has a room in the Hyde Street facility in San Francisco. Even though I’ve contracted Mike for a different […]

Ulysses Released

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

I’ve been talking about this project for a year. Many hours of recording and editing and mixing were followed by hours of CD booklet design and layout and mastering. Even after receiving the final product, hours of planning were consumed for promotions and the record release event. Now finally…after many weeks of […]

iPhone Controlling Reason

Monday, September 1st, 2008

I’ve been playing around with OSCemote, an iPhone application that sends Open Sound Control messages over a wi-fi network. The OSC protocol is specifically designed for the transfer of real-time control information for synthesis devices over existing information networks. The protocol is far more comprehensive than MIDI and serves devices like the […]

The Wise Man Has the Power… To Reason Away…

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Ten Points if you know where the headline comes from! If you’re a fan of the internet series Yacht Rock?, then you like millions of others are familiar with the smoothness of those lyrics. This show parodies the music business of the late 70s and Early 80s. Each 5 minute episode […]

Reason Summer Camp

Friday, August 8th, 2008

My friend, Tony Dias aka Cubricon, asked me to come by Cogswell College and meet the students of his Digital Music Production class. Six high school students participated in the Cogswell Summer Camp program to learn how to use Reason. Cogswell is a bit behind the times and only has Reason 3.0 installed […]

Ulysses Accomplished

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Yes, it’s been a long time since my last post. Sorry about that. Life has a way of taking priority over posting random thoughts on the internets. The past few months have been really busy for me both musically and otherwise. Before the Producers Conferences came up I was tied down […]

The “Perfect Game” Project

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

Don Larsen, retired pro baseball player, is noted in the record books for being the only pitcher to throw a no-hitter in a World Series. As the starting pitcher on the NY Yankees roster, Don pitched his “Perfect Game” against the Brooklyn Dodgers on October 8, 1956. You can read a bit more […]