Archive for the 'Music' Category

ReAmping Drums

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

Goh Nakamura and I have been back in the studio to do a few mixdowns of his new album. After weeks of editing and some last minute rerecording of his songs, we made it back to the Hangar. We have some drum tracks from a session recorded earlier in the year. The […]

Recording Session with Goh Nakamura

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Over the weekend I switched hats to indulge in some serious vintage analog style recording at the Hangar Studios in Sacramento. I’ve been to this facility many times, but this was the first time I’ve had the pleasure of working in the space.
For over a year now, I’ve been helping my friend, […]

Virtual Instruments Magazine Composers’ Workshop

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

A new forum on the Virtual Instrument Magazine Website has been launched. Dubbed “The Composers’ Workshop”, this messageboard allows people to post a link to their MP3 files and receive honest feedback from other composers, as well as the forum moderator, respected guru of electronic music, Jim Aiken!
To quote Jim, “I’ve noticed that a […]

Back to Old School

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

For the past month or so, I’ve been helping my friend, Goh Nakamura, work on some stuff for his next album. Bear in mind that Goh and I are probably at the opposite ends of the musical spectrum. These days, my world is pretty much software and he’s an old school singer/songwriter troubadour, […]

Deathline International

Friday, December 15th, 2006

I managed to catch my friend GW playing keys for the group Deathline International. They had a gig last night at the Voodoo Lounge in San Jose, which isn’t too far away, so after missing previous opportunities, I finally saw them perform. GW has talked about the group for ages, but I […]

Cercophracta - Real World Remixed

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

If you haven’t heard about Real World Remixed then you have to go check it out. Real World Records is giving people the opportunity to remix tracks from their artists, including Peter Gabriel’s classic, Shock the Monkey.
The Sample packs include individual tracks broken down into stems, so you can hear each element of the […]

Reason Laptop Jam

Monday, July 17th, 2006

Ever since we got together for dinner several months ago, a group of us in the bay area have been discussing the idea of meeting and making some music. This electronic Jam Session concept has been taking shape, and finally things are planned for Saturday, July 29 from 3:00pm to 6 or 7pm. […]