No idea how to combine your music with video? Here are some concepts. I don’t like blogs, which embed twenty youtube-videos on one page, so I have just linked from the headline of each point to an example on youtube or to the main page of a software-company. It will open in a new window: … Continue reading Music and video part 2: concepts
Today I want to tell you about my experiences with video. For today’s musicians it seems to be a must to build up a presence on youtube or vimeo. Music in combination with video is getting more attention and if you manage it to create a decent visual presentation you are able to attract more … Continue reading Music and video part 1: preparations
After I had updated my old Imac (2008) to El Capitan the file transfer between the Boss BR-600 and the computer failed. I did a lot of tests and research before I finally could solve the problem. I even have purchased another Boss BR-600, because I can not live without one and I thought, that … Continue reading Boss BR-600 and OS X El Capitan
So after a long search for a nice Hollowbody I pulled the trigger and purchased a Guild X-175 from the Newark collection. And though I very much believe in this guitar and its gorgeous woody tone I found some room for improvement: With Pyramid 11s Flatwounds the guitar sounded a bit unbalanced and I could … Continue reading Bridge conversion on a Guild X-175
On the hunt: Years ago I owned a made in China Epiphone Casino with Bigsby, which I sold later unfortunately. It’s the only guitar, which I have missed so far and I have sold a lot over the years. I used the Epi for Surf-Rock and other clean stuff and first I want to describe … Continue reading Review: A hollowbody for Surf and Rockabilly
When I decided to release a new album I thought over the possibilities to publish music in 2016. The actual music-market is marching in the direction of streaming. Platforms like Spotify, Pandora and Apple music offer attractive subscriptions. The listener gets more and more music for less money and there seems no way back. I … Continue reading Why publishing a CD in 2016?
While working on a new project I experienced glitches during playback and (and this is worse) after rendering, exporting the track. Normally I am working with VSL Jazz drums, which perform much better, but BFD can deliver a type of vintage-sound, which VSL can not reproduce. Therefore I had to face the issues with BFD. … Continue reading FXpansion BFD2 glitches