String Session

Had a great live string session in the new studio. Four great players performed sections of a score for a secret upcoming project. I’m blending their tracks with sampled strings and the combination sounds full and live, I’m really excited.

Published on: 31 May 2016
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New Studio

We doubled the size of my studio. The side wall was knocked down, and we added over 160 square feet. The room sounds much better, and there’s more room for people and musicians. I built a ceiling cloud containing four sheets of 703 fiberglass, which helped the imaging quite a bit. I also added recessed lighting and […]

Published on: 13 March 2016
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Refurbishing a Kurzweil MidiBoard

My quest for a controller keyboard led to refurbishing a Kurzweil MIDIboard For the last five years, I’ve been looking for a really great MIDI keyboard controller for my software and rackmounted instruments. Every year I would go to NAMM looking for a high-end MIDI controller and would come home disappointed.

Published on: 10 October 2015
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Using Lemur to Hide/Show tracks in Cubase 8

This is a tech article for composers who use Cubase 8 and Lemur. It explains how to set up the Lemur iPad app to show or hide groups of tracks in your template. With hundreds of tracks in a template, this makes it faster and easier to find what you’re looking for. Probably not for […]

Published on: 12 February 2015
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More Nerds

King of the Nerds is back for Season 3! Tune in if you want to hear a bunch of my music. 🙂

Published on: 29 January 2015
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Best Funeral Ever

My music was used on a TV show called “Best Funeral Ever.” On The Learning Channel, natch! Check it out.

Published on: 31 August 2014
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