Monthly Archives: March 2011

… how to make 8-Bit covers in 2 seconds …

I completed Synthlove (an EP of 80s covers sequenced on my Nintendo DSi) last summer. I spent many long hours on public transportation coaxing something that sounded good from the minimal capabilities of the Korg DS-10+ cart. Alas, another method

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… my work email signature …

This is my work email signature. I posted it to reddit today to much fanfare. Future internet historians may not understand the significance of this trite little bit of office humor, but I am currently bathing in my fifteen minutes.

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… PHASE II …

PHASE II involves going back to the first tracks I penned for the new album and: 1) completing and extending song structures 2) composing melodies 3) translating and arranging guitar parts in standard & shipwrecked tunings 4) chasing lyrics 5)

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… the destination …

I have completed the first draft of the song inspired by the sqwonky bass line for the 1982 Intellivision game “Tron Solar Sailor”. Whew. That took a while. Now on to PHASE TWO.

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… solar sailor v2 …

The long drawn out bass line from a few days ago has evolved into a new section in 6/4. I couldn’t get the feel of the previous idea to make sense against the original bass line in odd time. This

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