The tin whistle is no longer a penny but it is still excellent value for money! I have created a book of slow airs and tunes to help learn this wonderful instrument. Each tune has a downloadable backing track with a YouTube demo of the score available as the example below. This has become oneContinue reading “The Penny Whistle”
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Music Keyboards and controllers.
This week we take a quick look at keyboards. A real piano has many qualities some of which can be simulated with an electronic version. The most expensive keyboards will have weighted keys, some of these even have the weights arranged across the keyboard with proportional weighting so bass LH keys are heavy in actionContinue reading “Music Keyboards and controllers.”
Impulse responses? Click and collect!
Make your own reverbs spaces for free? Just click and collect it’s that simple!
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Drums, flams and paradiddles …
Do you want to learn how to program your own drums. This tutorial session is relevant for Garage band, Logic Pro, Cubase. Most other DAWs will have a similar work flow. It will also be helpful if you have an electronic or acoustic drum kit and are wanting to know the basics of your first rhythm on the drum kit.
Let the music play on
Let the music play on
2020 and its impact on the music scene and individuals
Dandruff in the studio?
You know when you get new black socks and specks appear on the carpet where you remove your shoes (or slippers – if you like a bit of comfort) well, my wife ever vigilant in keeping up my appearance (what do you mean not that vigilant!) constantly was picking out black specs from my hairContinue reading “Dandruff in the studio?”
Hindsight is 2020
Determination to succeed is the order of the day or should I say year 2020 the year that just keeps on giving!
In… or out the box?
To create your masterpiece you have many choices! Lets simplify things a lot! Today’s choices are, DAW software will be Logic Pro 10.5, we will produce the whole project in the box, it will be a classical piece, the subject will be a chase theme. As pleasant as it is to have extra equipment toContinue reading “In… or out the box?”
Behringer X Touch Stand
The behringer x touch is what is known as a control surface. It is used to manipulate the DAW software in real-time. It is excellent for quickly applying multiple adjustments to audio track settings. Such as volume, pan, etc. Their are also transport controls and a jog wheel to help with editing and playback. ThisContinue reading “Behringer X Touch Stand”