Get Up Soldier!

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I’m almost embarrassed to admit it, but the other day I got a gig and just didn’t feel like getting into it. For those of you who know me well, you know I love music.  I love creating, manipulating, mixing, arranging, producing, listening … pretty well anything to do with music. This was almost like sacrilege.  I had a project …

Living with Mistakes

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I found myself going off on tangents in thought today while I chaperoned my two youngest kids classes to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Elementary School Concert. Tangent on a Tangent It’s funny how time fogs the memory.  I remembered promising myself not to chaperon another of these field trips a couple of years ago.  The concert was fine, but they …

My Secret Identity

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I have a alter ego that some of you may not know about. If you’ve only known me for the past three or four years, then, you may not really be aware of what I did before Hatched Productions or Inside Home Recording.  Well, that is, unless you’ve actually read the front page of my site, or even better, clicked …

Modern Music Making Tools = Increased Suckage Factor?

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I was just listening to the latest Electronic Musician podcast which contained an interview with Joe Chiccarelli – Producer / Engineer who’s worked with The Shins, U2, My Morning Jacket, Tori Amos, Beck… Mike Levine asked what his opinion was of the impact of recording technologies available out there now for everyone have on recordings these days. He had some …