Yes, 2006. This was one I started the first time round, but didn’t really finish. Tonight I was poking through old stuff and came across it, and figured it really deserved some better treatment. Most of what you hear is the original 2006 recording – I only added the synth, the […]
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I came very close to finishing this on Tuesday night, but by 1:30 I could see there was still an hour or so left, and didn’t want to be up till 4 again, so I left it for later.
Later being today.
I think I learnt a fair bit […]
This week’s piece is a fairly lively rock piece with orchestral backing.
I tried something different when recording this one – I had a vague idea of what I wanted in my head, but rather than try to play it, I recorded myself singing it, and then used that track […]
Ok, so I skipped one again. At some point I’ll probably clean up the skipped ones and post them.
Anyway, this one was about ten hours work – way, way, way too long. Mostly because I spent about three or four hours fiddling around with orchestration for the first four […]
Ok, so I decided to do one this week anyway…though due to the fact that it’s too bloody hot to spend an evening in an airless room with a computer and a bunch of audio gear shoving the temperature towards 40, it’s pretty short – about 1:30 short.
I had noticed a trend in all the previous pieces to start out with a quiet intro, and then build up. So I was determined to start at 100% this time and I think I succeeded. In fact, I think it goes to 11 ;)
I think it’s probably one […]
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Ok, this idea came to me over the weekend as a way of working on my musical creativity.
The idea is this – Every Tuesday, I have three hours in which to write, record, and produce a piece of music from scratch.
It doesn’t matter how […]