Move over RPM

A few days ago, my friend Colin (aka Slighter) sent me this link: http://createdigitalmusic.com/2014/01/52-tracks-52-weeks-starting-2014-producers/ It’s a challenge. Like the RPM challenge referenced in the title, Weekly Beats challenges musicians to make music. But unlike RPM, it’s challenging you to do it all year round. I love RPM. I’m still incredibly proud of my 2011 entry, Wasp,… Continue reading Move over RPM

VibeDeck: First Impressions

VibeDeck is a new site for musicians to sell their music that Geoff pointed out to me.  They vow to be free, totally free, without ever taking a cut of your sales.  They also swear to be completely ad free.  They haven’t quite figured out how to make money with all of those vows, but… (read more)

Netlabel

A little bit about me: I went to a University with an adjunct program that allowed students to create their own individualized majors (it’s called the Johnston Center).  You see, my interests and passions were too diverse for me to settle with one single field of study.  We didn’t have letter grades — that doesn’t… Continue reading Netlabel

[RPM2011] Reflections on my 3rd completed RPM album

You can listen to my completed album at: http://alonetone.com/jazzsequence/pla… or the Blind Chaos track at: http://alonetone.com/blindchaos/track… Go to http://jazzsequence.bandcamp.com (after 3/1/2011) to download the album in high quality format(s) with full liner notes & artwork

A History of Bedroom Music Production — Part 2

RPM2011 is 9 days away and it seems appropriate to finish this retrospective series before RPM starts.  Part 1 of this series covered the early beginnings of my interest in music up through high school and eventually turning to the computer as a means for producing and recording music.  Part 2 will cover how that… Continue reading A History of Bedroom Music Production — Part 2

A History of Bedroom Production — Part 1

Mark started his history of music production yesterday, and I thought I would follow suit.  I’ve never documented the process.  As I warned on his blog, my history is messy and doesn’t involve fancy equipment.  In fact, to a large extent, it mostly involves the cheapest equipment available.  But I’ll get to that. It all… Continue reading A History of Bedroom Production — Part 1