I am a novice in Metal-production, though I am looking back on many years of playing guitar and home-recording. Actually I have changed my style towards Metal and I am confronted with Downtuning. It seems, that all modern Metal-bands, doesn’t matter if they play Djent, Death, Black or Progressive Metal tune down their guitars or … Continue reading To Tune Down Or Not To Tune Down
This is really an emotional post for me, because I loved to be on Soundcloud for a long time. I met many great friends and artist and made many valuable experiences. But now I have reached a point, where I have lost the good feeling about Soundcloud. Therefore I have decided to cancel my Pro-account … Continue reading Goodbye Soundcloud, Hello World!
Rock’n Roll must be dangerous, agressive and social relevant. It must be a rebellion against the establishment, an expression of an alternative culture. Not every band falls in this category, but for sure The Dead Kennedys, a San Francisco based group around the charismatic mastermind Jello Biafra, which existed from 1978 until 1986. The Dead … Continue reading Influences: The Dead Kennedys
Actually I am thinking over to sell my Fender Princeton Reverb, not because I am not happy with it, not at all, but because I have recently purchased a Kemper Profiling amp read my review here and why should I have two amplifiers, if I am just recording at home? And as an active musician … Continue reading Review: Fender 65 Princeton Reverb Reissue
Meanwhile I can look back on thirty years of home recording. Usually I record in a normal environment. That means I have never invested and I can not invest in a dedicated studio-room. That means in another room my children are playing, outside the traffic is rushing, while I try to capture an intimate recording … Continue reading Home-Recording: Condenser, Dynamic or Ribbon Microphones
This is not an obvious influence for heartscore, but if you listen carefully to songs like “What if a much of a which of a wind” and maybe “God lay dead” you will register some details, which point to Death-Metal. And I plan to produce an album, which will uncover more of this influence. What … Continue reading Influences: Death
My next album should be driven by a modern Metal-sound and of course the sound of the guitars is crucial. During the last years I went through several attempts to achieve a modern guitar-sound, but I always failed. A few months ago I purchased a Kemper Profiling Amp (read my review of the Kemper here) … Continue reading Developing a new sound: guitars