Category Archives: Music

…as in the writing of, the listening to and the complaining about…

Narration comparison: vocal mic, GuitarHero mic, webcam mic

Here is a quickie blog: One of my recent thrift store foraging journeys put me in possession of a mic from the Guitar Hero video game for the exorbitant price of 99 cents lol. Since you can plug it right

Narration comparison: vocal mic, GuitarHero mic, webcam mic

Here is a quickie blog: One of my recent thrift store foraging journeys put me in possession of a mic from the Guitar Hero video game for the exorbitant price of 99 cents lol. Since you can plug it right

Using Apple’s built-in audio conversion and diagnostics

Using Apple’s built-in audio conversion and diagnostics Apple has included several useful command-line programs for audio engineers and programers which are, unfortunately, not well documented. Among these are utilities for checking for clipping, gathering general playback information, and format conversion

Using Apple’s built-in audio conversion and diagnostics

Using Apple’s built-in audio conversion and diagnostics Apple has included several useful command-line programs for audio engineers and programers which are, unfortunately, not well documented. Among these are utilities for checking for clipping, gathering general playback information, and format conversion

“Death Therapy, Bob. It’s a guaranteed cure.”

My long-time partner in musical crime, Jason Wisdom (Becoming the Archetype, Solamors) has just started up a solo project called Death Therapy.  The project, as he describes it, is “to craft music that is bass guitar driven, dark, groovy, and

“Death Therapy, Bob. It’s a guaranteed cure.”

My long-time partner in musical crime, Jason Wisdom (Becoming the Archetype, Solamors) has just started up a solo project called Death Therapy.  The project, as he describes it, is “to craft music that is bass guitar driven, dark, groovy, and

Ending the year with a BANG! Another tribute cover.

I waited until our Megadeth tribute cover was posted before uploading this because I didn’t want to detract from that release, so it is a little later then the original release day (sept 14th), but better late then never. Cynic’s

Ending the year with a BANG! Another tribute cover.

I waited until our Megadeth tribute cover was posted before uploading this because I didn’t want to detract from that release, so it is a little later then the original release day (sept 14th), but better late then never. Cynic’s

Fat snare mixing

Here is a 10 minute video on fattening-up a mic’d snare sound from beginning to end. I used Apple’s Logic for the video, but the concepts apply to any DAW. I used Travis’ snare tracks from our recent Megadeth cover

Fat snare mixing

Here is a 10 minute video on fattening-up a mic’d snare sound from beginning to end. I used Apple’s Logic for the video, but the concepts apply to any DAW. I used Travis’ snare tracks from our recent Megadeth cover

Link to the free cover song and geeky technical details

Sorry about the delay. Here is a link to the song on the band camp that Travis set up for his podcast: our tribute cover of Megadeth’s “Holy Wars… the Punishment Due” in honor of the 25th anniversary of the

Link to the free cover song and geeky technical details

Sorry about the delay. Here is a link to the song on the band camp that Travis set up for his podcast: our tribute cover of Megadeth’s “Holy Wars… the Punishment Due” in honor of the 25th anniversary of the

For fans of Megadeth, Living Sacrifice, and Solamors…

To honor the 25th anniversary of the release of Megadeth‘s game-changing album “Rust in Peace”, I got together with drummer Travis Turner (Solamors, Aletheian, Crutch, Unteachers, etc etc) and vocalist Bruce Fitzhugh (Living Sacrifice) and recorded a cover of Megadeth’s

For fans of Megadeth, Living Sacrifice, and Solamors…

To honor the 25th anniversary of the release of Megadeth‘s game-changing album “Rust in Peace”, I got together with drummer Travis Turner (Solamors, Aletheian, Crutch, Unteachers, etc etc) and vocalist Bruce Fitzhugh (Living Sacrifice) and recorded a cover of Megadeth’s