This past Christmas holiday, I’ve been taking my mother around to see family and friends. Many of these drives can be quite long and so I’ve been listening to the local classical FM station. My mom grew up on classical music, it was mandatory listening when she was in Germany. I fell out of listening… Continue reading "Only Musicians in Orchestras are real Musicians"
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My Favourite Christmas Songs / Recordings
The season is upon us and so I decided to share my favourite Christmas songs and recordings. I say recordings because I have a bunch of comedy stuff that I also like to listen to around this time since it has a Christmas theme. I have put two stars beside the ones that would be… Continue reading My Favourite Christmas Songs / Recordings
Live Recording, Episode 5, A Church Organ!
For the last episode of Live Recording (for now), I was able to record a very old (around 200 years) church organ at the last concert until the fall. This was a great opportunity for me since not a lot of people get to record a church organ. Here’s what happened:
What Playing Bells Has Taught Me
Along with everything else I do, I play bells. Here’s what playing bells has taught me.
My song challenge, adding keyboards
I’ve added keyboards to my recording. Let me know what you think!
My Song Challenge, Episode 3: Guitar Tracks
Laid down some guitar tracks for the song challenge, trying to experiment with different sounds and get away from my usual style of recording guitar.
The Vocal Microphone Challenge!
Last week I used the eight microphones on the drum set to see how each one sounded, this week, I’m using the for my vocals. Let me know what you think in the comments below! The microphones used this week are: FIFINE K035 Realistic PZM Pyle PDMICR425L Shure SM58 Realistic Low Bais (Gold) Shure SM57… Continue reading The Vocal Microphone Challenge!
The Drum Microphone Challenge!
Mike @424Recording wanted me to try my Gold Realistic Low-Bais microphone for drums. I decided to do one better and did 8 microphones on the drum set. Here are all the microphones that I used on this test in order of appearance: FIFINE K035 Realistic PZM Pyle PDMICR425L (retro-microphone) Shure SM58 Realistic Low Bais (Gold)… Continue reading The Drum Microphone Challenge!
Thank you for a great year!
As the year closes, I’d like to thank everyone who has subscribed to my YouTube channel, read my blog posts and listen to my music. For me, I’m glad I kept going even when many times I just wanted to quit. To end the year, here is the full recording of “Picture Window” done with… Continue reading Thank you for a great year!
My 100th Video and a Retrospective on the Fall Song Challenge
I had an issue with the site on Friday! Sorry for it being down! GoDaddy upgraded my site for me and it took everything off line. It’s back up now! Hope everyone is having a good Christmas season! My 100th video is complete and I am shocked! Thanks to everyone who has supported the channel! … Continue reading My 100th Video and a Retrospective on the Fall Song Challenge