There must be a downside to being good at everything? Or, at least, a downside trying to be good at everything? Today I’m examining the idea of being a “Jack Of All Trades”, and whether this is beneficial or harmful to a musical career. I’m doing so by tracking my freelance career path, and how … Continue reading Jack of All Trades, Master of None Continue Reading
How can you turn your DAW’s default drum sounds into something more realistic sounding? With these producer’s tricks you can make a MIDI kit sound like it’s being played by a real drummer. Continue Reading
Guitar cover of some festive classics, all songs used are in the public domain.
Live Automation allows you to switch or fade-in FX and amp settings in your performance or one-take live recording. Works with other instruments as well as guitars. I’m recording guitars into Cubase, modelling amps and FX with the POD Farm by Line 6. Drums and Bass are programmed with Kontakt instruments. This guitar is a … Continue reading Live Automation in Cubase for Guitars Continue Reading
This video is designed to assist the parents & carers of would-be guitarists. I’ve talked about buying your first guitar already, so this video lists the first things a new student should learn, and the ideal order in which to do so. Continue Reading
Simple guide to guitar electronics.
If you repeat a “bad” musical idea enough, it begins to sound right. This can be a fun and unique music-making tool – you just have to believe it’ll sound OK! Continue Reading
Musical terms defined, including Interval, The Modes, Orchestra, Inversion, Lyrical, Cadence.
What the flip is a Banjitar? Let’s find out! Continue Reading