Stems

For anyone who is not familiar with the terms it is basically shorthand for having the multitrack files. Basically having a separate file for each instrument plus a click track. As long as you are working with a DAW (pro…

Kanye and Sunday Service Choir

Yeah I know the fact that Kanye West is doing gospel music now is still strange to alot of people. To me as well , at first.  I have done 5 of the songs off of this new album so…

I have new tracks in the works.

I've been super busy during this fine month of January. I am working on several projects that wil      l be posted soon. Then include "Jesus" by Eddie James, "Everlasting Arms" by Rev. Timothy Wright. "Ultralight Beam" and "Rain" by Kanye…

Some of may favorite software synths

When I first started producing tracks in the late 90s I had lots of different sound modules in the rack and keyboards on the shelf trying to access as many sounds as possible. It was a struggle to say the…

Getting ready to license some more songs

I just submitted a spreadsheet to www.easysonglicensing.com to obtain mechanical rights for about 50 songs. For each song I have to pay a fee for them and then the royalties which go to the artist. I tried doing this on…

Experimenting with karaoke tracks (BGV)

So "BGV" stands for background vocals and that is what I plan to start experimenting with for certain songs. I can't do it for every song because I actually need to hire a singer to do the parts. Fortunately I…

Just heard about the new Koryn Hawthorne song!

Just heard about the new Koryn Hawthorne song called "Enough" from the new movie "Overcomer"  I just started  putting a track together for it. I hope to have it done in a week or so. She is one of my…

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A neat trick

So when I am creating an instrumental track I work on it a couple bars at a time, re-creating everything I can hear. I create an audio track and I have the actual song right within Cubase so I don't…

my best investment

The best investment I made this year was getting a set of Master Dynamic MH 40 Headphones. Its like a night and day difference between these and your garden variety $50 headphones. I think its a very worthwhile investment for…

newcomer

I'm an old hand at creating all types and styles of music but I am new to blogging.  My main focus right now is creating instrumental tracks of Gospel and Christian songs. It's alot of time with headphones on, listening…