Music Composers Unite!
I've got the day ahead of me. I'll use the time to get into a new Bossa Nova composition. I'm building basic sections by recording elec guitar parts, with a MIDI drum accompaniment. At this point I'm focusing on the basic structure, while trying various ideas as I improvise and then refine details- riffs, phrases, etc. Sometimes a motif can appear out of nowhere and I'm sure this happens for most composers.…Continue
I just finished recording an excellent vocalist- Darl Chryst
She's a true professional with a great expressive voice. The session only required a little over an hour.…Continue
Everyone knows what a 'composer' is. The definition is general and inclusive rather than narrow and specific.
: one that composes; especially : a person who writes music
Yes- it's that simple and it's a definition…Continue
After a few hours of composing, I'm taking a short break from 'Tsunami', the post-minimal piece I'm working on today. It's coming along well- just as I expected, so I'm happy. It will contrast busy/chaotic sections with smooth/simple sections. I'm using a few previously untried instruments from my Kontakt VSL collection- celesta and xylophone, along with old standbys like True Tron from my Quadrasynth and my trusty Jazz bass.…Continue
Added by Doug Lauber on June 2, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments