Author: arman

… forged in flame …

One of the first song ideas I had last year while playing with my DSi and the Korg DS-10+ cart was a simple repeating bass line in 4/4. It was a simple idea with a strong melody over the top.

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… division …

I have approximately 20 twenty song ideas floating around right now on two computers and an iPod. I’m starting to sort through it all as I rework some of the ideas and I’m thinking I might have close to two

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… 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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