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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Another Form Of Shake Hands - Andere form des Händeschüttelns #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Commenting Headlines

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#Poetry: Commenting Headlines
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Three labourers killed in a road mishap
Blackout of electronic road map
Boy hangs self as father fails to buy him a computer
Yet another death of future egoshooter
HBO's 'Game of Thrones' premiere draws 6.6 million viewers
Fascination of heros contra evildoers
Man bites off man's finger at concert in California
Could also happen in London or in Malaga
Gas leak at Krupp steel plant kills five, 35 others affected
AP: YSR Congress candidate who died in accident elected
Blue Star Airline raises full-year forecast after smaller loss
CEO responsible, but consumer is the boss

#Photography: What Makes Photographs To Stand Out?

Art is really subjective that there surely is no correct answer to this question. But there are a few things that can allow you to analyze a photograph. I find it interesting that the majority of people can tell the difference between a typical and a good photo and select the ‘better'one, nevertheless they struggle to articulate why. Here are some of these harder-to-explain things that might draw them toward the ‘better'picture. I'm sure there's additional things I've missed - we never stop learning:

#Musicproduction: MeterPlugs Announces New ""Loudness Penalty"" Website #free

Online streaming services are turning down loud songs.

We all hate sudden changes in loudness - they're the #1 source of user complaints.
To avoid this and save us from being "blasted" unexpectedly, online streaming services measure loudness, and turn down music recorded at higher levels. We call this reduction

Friday, June 29, 2018

Missing! #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Tips To Get A Warm Sounding Mix

Possibly one of the very most sought-after sounds in music, a hot mix is everything for some people. Beautiful, powerful low-end in conjunction with full mids and gentle highs. A hot mix sounds powerful without having to be abrasive. So just how do we go about getting a warm mix? Have a look at these four tips below and see if you can't arrive the temperature along with your productions.

Tubes

Although often quite costly technology, tubes really are likely to offer so much towards a hot mix. As a rule, steer clear of digital plugins that claim to supply analogue tube tone. This isn't to say that they are bad at doing other items but you just cannot add tube warmth without physical tubes. The method of electrical signal starting to warm up actual tubes is unquestionably a non-linear phenomenon that can't be matched with a plug-in.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Glitch Effect Poster in Adobe #Illustrator and #Photoshop

The glitch effect is a major trend in 2018 and is quickly becoming a desirable effect that creates a nostalgic feel related to VHS. Here is an easy technique to create a unique glitch! Looking for am…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Glitch Effect Poster in Adobe #Illustrator and #Photoshop

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Easy Way To Sixpack - Einfach zu einem Sixpack #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Strong Photos Tell Stories - What's Behind?

“An image paints one thousand words”: this means that what you can see in a single image would take many words to explain the contents, the action, the emotion, what it's about, and so on. It's visual storytelling. One powerful picture can evoke an instant response and connection. It allows visitors to shape what they see, tell its story for them inside their words.
Consider some of the very most iconic images in history – the sailor kissing the girl in a packed street by Alfred Eisenstaedt, the Migrant Mother holding her children through the depression by Dorothea Lange, Clearing Winter Storm by Ansel Adams. They are all powerful images that tell a story with impact.

#Musicproduction: Qataz Audio releases free 29GB Piano Collection 2 for Kontakt #freedownload

Qataz Audio has released version 2 of the Free Piano Collection and updated Qataz KSP Interface to v2.1 adding a number of new features improvements and bug-fixes:
  • Added new FX presets banks.
  • Fixed Bosendorfer 290, Yamaha C5, Yamaha C7, Rhodes Electric Piano and Mellotron.
  • Updated NI KSP EQ and Limiter algorithm.
  • Improved Presets and sounds loading time.
  • Preset switching is now faster.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

#Musicproduction: Giving Up Too Soon Can Be A Mistake

"Expert performers develop their extraordinary abilities through years and years of dedicated practice, improving step by step in a long, laborious process. There are no shortcuts." —Anders Ericsson

The "Talent Gene" doesn't exist. According to Anders Ericsson, one of the leading scientists about them of expertise, innate ability plays a much smaller (and different role) than we think (source: Peak: Secrets From the New Science of Expertise, Chapter 8 – But What about Natural Talent?)

Jogging! #punchline #satire #pointe

Jogging! #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Dainty Rose

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#Poetry: Dainty Rose
(Poem by ViennaCC)

My dainty rose, you inspire me to write
I love the way you cuddle, swim and look
Invading my mind day and through the night
Always dreaming about the liberal shnook

Let me compare you to a deadly moon?
You are more cheerful, comical and fierce
Can I send you a heluim balloon?
And summertime has dominant pierce

Now I must away with a fainty heart
I love your tearful eyes, your puckered lips
Remember my sheer words whilst we're apart
You're my sun and I am the eclipse

#Photography: Light Painting Photography Tools

Light painting is a creative way to explore photography when you’ve gotten bored with taking all those standard or cliché photos and have gotten to grips with the features of your sophisticated DSLR …

#Photography: Light Painting Photography Tools

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

#Photography: The Most Viewed Photo In The World

Believe it or not, the world's most viewed photograph was created on a whim.

May very well not recognize the image by its name, “Bliss,” but you will know it whenever you see it. Viewed by over a thousand people since it absolutely was Windows XP's default desktop image, “Bliss” has always been the main topic of speculation as numerous doubted that this type of “perfect” hillside could exist beyond Photoshop.

Special Message Left - Spezielle Nachricht hinterlassen #punchline #satire #pointe

Special Message Left - Spezielle Nachricht hinterlassen #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: How to Capture In-Camera Double Exposures

Experimenting with double exposures—that is, two or more compositions merged into a singular frame—is an excellent means of sparking some creativity. Unfortunately, it’s not always as easy to accompl…

#Photography: How to Capture In-Camera Double Exposures

Monday, June 25, 2018

#Musicproduction: Don't Forget About Fundamental Skills

Everybody wants to learn how to do the cool stuff.

A fresh martial artist wants to master the fancy spinning kicks rather than the fundamentals.

A fresh skateboarder wants to discover ways to kickflip before learning how to ollie.

And new producers desire to discover ways to make complex, impressive sounding basses before learning how to publish chords.

Essential Questions Of Life - Essentielle Fragen des Lebens #punchline #satire #pointe

Essential Questions Of Life - Essentielle Fragen des Lebens #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Beauty Lighting Tutorial in a Home Photo Studio

Beginner photographers often spend much of their time fumbling around with lights. Although lighting is a fundamental part of the photographic equation, it can take quite some time to truly understand the basics of how different qualities and quantities of light impact a subject. What many beginners don’t realize is that getting the right lighting doesn’t

#Photography: Beauty Lighting Tutorial in a Home Photo Studio

Sunday, June 24, 2018

#Photography: Get Inspired Without Camera

We've all been there; in a fresh country, a fresh city or just a fresh section of your local town. Camera in hand, you shoot and shoot and shoot as your memory card never generally seems to fill up. It's thrilling and you don't want to waste an instant while there is so much to capture. But what if putting your camera down, even simply for 20 minutes, can allow you to take better photos?

I don't mean leave it unattended. But I really do mean use it away or leave it behind as you get a walk in your brand-new environment.

Consequently Electronic - Konsequent elektronisch #punchline #satire #pointe

Consequently Electronic - Konsequent elektronisch #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Appearances Are Deceiving

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#Poetry: Appearances Are Deceiving
(Poem by ViennaCC)

The sunset shines on reflective water
It looks like time immideately stops
The wind blows ripples in the golden sand
The morning moon still in dew drops

Heaven holds back power of witchy ecstasy
Magicians wait for wanderers to capture
Vultures circle over extincted volcanoes
A first wanderer emanates the laughter of rapture

#Musicproduction: Samples and Loops #freedownload

Samplescience offer free stuff to music producers. Also interesting for film makers.

#Musicproduction: Samples and Loops #freedownload

Saturday, June 23, 2018

#Musicproduction: Too Much Music Promotion ?

Great music accelerates well-structured marketing efforts.

Quite simply, even the very best marketing cannot replace average music. You might be able to obtain plays, however you aren't going to obtain committed followers, and followers are what you need to thrive in the current industry.

#Photography: Tips For Black & White Portrait Photos

You will find no hiding places in a dark and white portrait. With no distraction from color, the physical characteristics of the topic are revealed. Monochrome exposes intimate details such as for example bone structure, texture, and expression to a much greater level than an equivalent color image. This informative article can help you make the most of the medium and show how to take creative portraits employing a home studio setup.

Successfully capturing a quirky look or expression provides viewer an immediate insight into the subject's world and personality. Black and white photographs create vulnerability, and when we have the ability to see just who the topic is through the image captured, then this can be a sign of a winning portrait. Although this all sounds a little serious, black and white doesn't need to be used only to record austerity. Subtle changes of lighting, like, can transform the mood to romantic, sultry, as well as comical. Black and white is an extremely versatile medium.

Honest Words At Meeting - Wahre Worte bei einem Treffen #punchline #satire #pointe

Honest Words At Meeting - Wahre Worte bei einem Treffen #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: In-Camera Photography Tricks & Techniques

The great thing about digital photography is that you have wide room for creativity once you’re in Photoshop. You can create any kind of effect by playing around with your shots in any way you choose…

#Photography: In-Camera Photography Tricks & Techniques

Friday, June 22, 2018

#Musicproduction: How To Overcome Mixing Routine

In every mix, I find myself smack dab in a horrible realization: I think my handiwork to function as the shoddiest, most terrible job ever performed. I am a fraud in this moment, and you would not be able to convince me otherwise.

But that hardly changes the fact of a deadline: it's there, looming around the corner, and I don't like making the client wait just because I'm locked in an existential dilemma. So through the years, I've developed a grab-bag of techniques to obtain myself over the hump. Some of these are practical, and others are far more psychological. I am hoping they can be of some help.

After The Final Movie Scene - Nach der letzten Szene #punchline #satire #pointe

After The Final Movie Scene - Nach der letzten Szene #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Infected Mushroom and Polyverse release Wider - Free Stereo Effect Plug-in #freedownload

Wider takes the massively popular stereo section from its sibling, Manipulator, and creates the illusion of an expanded stereo image of a mono signal to an awe-inspiring amount of width. However, Wider is a unique stereo plugin in the sense that it is completely “mono-compatible”, meaning that any signal that has been extended will always remain in phase with itself, even if summed to mono.

#Musicproduction: Infected Mushroom and Polyverse release Wider - Free Stereo Effect Plug-in #freedownload

Thursday, June 21, 2018

#Photography: Enforce Your Skills

  • Beware of feeling comfortable
    Don't always stick as to the you know. Never stop challenging yourself and pushing yourself toward something new. You may not always be pleased with the outcomes you receive while experimenting. You may fail at meeting your goals. However, progress isn't possible in the event that you aren't ready to move.

Never Running Away - Niemals davonrennen #punchline #satire #pointe

Never Running Away - Niemals davonrennen #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: How to Create a Mystic Lady Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

For gothic album cover?
ViennaCC

Learn how manipulate a regular portrait photo into a mystic lady photo manipulation! This Photoshop tutorial will teach you the steps to retouching skin, adding eye and lip makeup, warping a gown ove…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Mystic Lady Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

#Musicproduction: Double Tracking To Brush Up Vocals

It's an easy task to believe that precisely what you are able to do creatively in recording and production requires a plug-in.

So for a thin-sounding vocal, you can add EQ, compression, delay, reverb, or harmonic enhancement using some of the several hundred plug-ins that can be found in your DAW.

OK maybe I exaggerate the amount of plug-ins anyone has, but who nowadays doesn't have masses more plug-ins than they require? Or simply understand how to use.

Make Love, Not War!(?) #punchline #satire #pointe

Make Love, Not War!(?) #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Summer's Burn

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#Poetry: Summer's Burn
(Poem by ViennaCC)

A dwindling world below your weary feet
The turbulent wind lifts you far on high
A voice that cries and wings that fiercely beat
Glide silently through clouds without a sigh

Better to flee your home than be outcast
You soar above red sand, hypnotize
Vanish in rising wind, all sorrows past
Simply trust your runny eyes

#Musicproduction: Riffstation Pro #freedownload

Riffstation, a standalone software application designed for guitar players to practice, learn and create jam tracks easily with the music you already have in your collection, is now free.

#Musicproduction: Riffstation Pro #freedownload

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

#Musicproduction: Microphones For Home Recordings

For this informative article, I want to consider just a single human voice. Which makes things simple, or does it?

Question: Just how many microphones do you want to record an individual human voice? Only one.

For classical music you may want to use more microphones to recapture the ambience of the recording space, but also for every other sort of recording then you definitely only need one microphone for an individual human voice.

Named Automobiles - Benamte Autos #punchline #satire #pointe

Named Automobiles - Benamte Autos #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Brush Up Your Photos Qith Bokeh Effect

We've all heard of “bokeh,” though many of us remain insecure about how to pronounce the word. We fawn over great bokeh in well known images, drool over lenses that produce beautiful, smooth bokeh, and scorn lenses that produce “bad” bokeh. However, even the best bokeh doesn't guarantee an image's success—that largely depends upon the photo's composition and other related technical factors.

#Photography: Travel Photography Tips with a Zoom Lens

Shootings were made in Vienna
ViennaCC

For photographers, one of the most exciting parts of an adventure is all of the pictures that are made along the way. Unfortunately, before every journey begins, travel photographers are forced to ma…

#Photography: Travel Photography Tips with a Zoom Lens

Monday, June 18, 2018

#Musicproduction: How To Create A Song Arrangement & Structure

One of the biggest challenges that music producers face is turning your initial idea into a finished song.

Spindoctor's Sensations - Sensationen für Spindoktoren #punchline #satire #pointe

Spindoctor's Sensations - Sensationen für Spindoktoren #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Tips For Street Photography

Inspiration to shoot street photography originates from running around the streets of an area and using photography as a moderate to explore. Not you will get lots of time now to explore with your entire other assignments these days, but that's ways to start.

It's where you really find out a lot about yourself. How your eyes work, the manner in which you see, the manner in which you sketch and conceptualize your method of photography.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

#Photography: Tips To Boost Your Travel Photography

Among the joys of travel is capturing all the brand new and exciting destination sites from your personal perspective. Sometimes you make conscious decisions of what to leave behind and other times you realize you forgot to bring something, only after you got there. In any case, several travel photography hacks can assist you to save the afternoon!

The Nature Of Giraffs - Das Wesen von Giraffen #punchline #satire #pointe

The Nature Of Giraffs - Das Wesen von Giraffen #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Cozy TV Evening

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#Poetry: Cozy TV Evening
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Gloomy light, the peace of candles
Stick in a porcellain vase with handles
What curiosities does the movie contain?
Platitudes to drain the brain
The usual mysteries of universe
Da Vinci Code could do not worse
Paper-mache architecture
Egoshooter gives a lecture
Monk Jeffrey appears in fog
The hero is not in the mood to talk
Smashes a bottle on his head
I baptize you on Arthur Joseph Ted
Takes a weapon out, and then throws flames
Grinning: Babe, I love that kind of games
Sofa, stretch out and relax
Beer can sizzles, popcorn cracks

#Musicproduction: Nine Mistakes When Recording Vocals At Home

Recording vocals properly is the cornerstone of an excellent mix.
They tell the story and set the emotional tone. They tie the entire project together. The fact remains, an incredible vocal is likely to make or break your song.
But there's a lot of variables that get in the manner of capturing a good take.
In this information you'll learn 9 common recording mistakes that can ruin any vocal and how to avoid them. Let's dive in!

Saturday, June 16, 2018

#Musicproduction: Tips For Arranging Songs

It's no secret that the recipe to a well-crafted song is really a solid musical arrangement. There has been countless tutorials and articles written with this topic emphasizing its importance, but hardly any have actually highlighted practical steps to crafting an unique musical arrangement without digressing into notation and theory.

This can be a problem!

As someone who's had the privilege of composing music for a full time income, I'd like to generally share a couple of tips which have helped out my arrangements within the years.

More From Social Media - Mehr von Sozialen Medien #punchline #satire #pointe

More From Social Media - Mehr von Sozialen Medien #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Improve Your Mix By Thinking Live

The impact on your music by thinking live, let us say DJing

The music that I'm working on often originates from moments that I experienced while DJing. Understanding that special centre of gravity that pulls the rhythms, melodies, dancing and feelings together is very helpful while producing in the studio. The more I listen and play, the higher I reach knowing what I'm really trying to find in my own productions. It generates producing far more natural afterwards. I'm also learning a lot about the importance of delivery. The creativity behind DJing is the same creativity behind arranging a track. The challenge is determining how to create different people alongside the same sounds and having it understood, appreciated and enjoyed. The more I listen and play, the higher I reach knowing what I'm really trying to find in my own productions. It generates producing far more natural afterwards.

Friday, June 15, 2018

#Musicproduction: Creative Tips For Music Production

It feels damn good when you're in a creative flow. Let it flow...

Ideas have been in no short supply, every note you write is really a winner, and the music just comes for you! If you've experienced this creative flow before, then you've also probably experienced the other side of this–the dreaded writer's block.

Being in the zone just can't happen each time we sit back at our computers to write.

Proliferation ? #punchline #satire #pointe

Proliferation ? #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Reference Mixing - Compare Your Production To Others

It's easy to have stuck in your little world when you've been mixing for an extended time. Reference tracks can dig you out. If you don't step outside to have perspective, you could lose the big picture and go too much in the wrong direction. When you're approaching the finish of a task, it's critical to have informed notion of the entire characteristics of your mix. And more to the point, how your mix stands around other commercial releases. But how will you find the correct perspective after hours of dealing with the same sounds?
The easy solution is mix referencing.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

First Words - Erste Wörter #punchline #satire #pointe

First Words - Erste Wörter #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Photographing Textures And How To Find It

As photographers in training, we should take some time to explore the significance of textures and how to effectively use it within our photography. Why? That's simple. Because photos of interesting textures are innately eye catching. Why wouldn't we want to be in a position to harness that power and use it to improve our compositions? Plus, a massive print of a beautifully photographed texture will make for a few very impactful art work!

What Are Some Interesting Textures?

#Photography: How To Become A Event Photographer

Event photography could be a lucrative business for the photographer who is looking to produce a full-time living utilizing their camera skills. And while getting paid to go to awesome events and take photos appears like a dream job, there's still a small business side that should be managed and promoted.

This often requires new skills for all photographers that don't necessarily fall under the realm of what one may think of when they believe of becoming a professional photographer.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

When All Fails - Wenn Alles Schiefgeht #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Where To Find Shots On The Road

The most straightforward answer compared to that question would be: "Obtaining the camera with you all the time". Which obvious as it may sound is not necessarily the absolute most easy thing to do.

If you're driving, throwing your gear bag on the trunk seat is easy. But imagine if you're simply walking? Then carrying a bulky backpack high in lenses and gear is nearly funny. And should you use your iPhone? No. I'm using my iPhone for doing panoramas but otherwise a phone is not really a camera, it is a phone.

Of course phone manufacturers will argue that the cameras in the phones are another big thing after internet stocks but... they aren't. I use a phone only for quick shots, nothing special. Maybe good enough for a quick social media posting, throwing something out like fire and forget.

#Poetry: Knights On Nightly Sky

Knights On Nightly Sky
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Knights with closed ventails are riding
Anxious peasants hiding
Take dry bread, rip it in half
Servants burst into a laugh

The arms they wear they are well known
Means desaster hits the town
Take a deep, deep breath
It's a matter of life and death

Where human life is nothing worth
The gloomy horde will leave scorched earth
Winter season, bare and hoary
Every year same story

#Photography: 10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are any number of different things that you can do to enhance your skills. Here we’ll take a look at 10 things anyone can do, at virtually no cost, that can help to make a noticeable difference in your photography over the next 30 days.

#Photography: 10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

When Goal-Orinted Sex ? - Wann zielorientierten Sex ? #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Mastering Tips

EQing The Master

Much like any master bus processing, it's more often than not simpler to be subtle. Although many of us don't have use of the EQ3 with its Air Band, we are able to use subtle boosts in the 10-20 kHz range on our EQ plug-ins to incorporate a bit of overall brightness. But go easy, that you don't want to create it harsh.

As it pertains to low-end problems, you're better off addressing them on the individual track level, rather than trying to repair them on the master bus EQ. Remember, it's processing the whole mix, so when you might achieve a reduced amount of the bass level by cutting in the low- frequency range, you're planning to impact all the instruments and voices. You're better off EQing the individual tracks which are causing the bass issues.

#Photoshop: Understand Curves

Learn all about the very powerful Curves adjustment! | We will cover all the basics of Curves, using Curves to adjust color and white balance, and how to actually know what you’re doing when it comes to using Curves in Photoshop.
In this Photoshop tutorial, I’ll break down the Curves adjustment for you and whether you’re beginner or advanced at using this adjustment, there is surely something new to learn here.

#Photoshop: Understand Curves

Monday, June 11, 2018

Evolution #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Composing A Good Photo

#Photography: Composing A Good Photo

With the advent of the cell phone and tablet, everyone appears to be taking photographs. And all many individuals want is a record of a vacation or family event or even a special moment in their lives to talk about making use of their friends and perhaps to look at some years later when it will take back a fond memory of times past.

Many of us, however, wish to take our photography one step further and turn it into an interest which we could develop and improve. So we dispense with your point and shoot cameras and stop using our phones and purchase reasonably decent cameras. Personally, although I had been taking pictures for almost 50 years, I only took it up as a significant hobby in 2010 when I purchased a Panasonic DMC-FZ38 just before visiting Kenya on my first safari.

#Poetry: The Lonely Way

The Lonely Way
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Little devil keeps me hanging on
Turn around and scratch the itch
A voice said: Turn the radio on
Immideately flip the switch

Stories that are full of life they are a mess
And quickly to my Doom I fell, buried under goat's manure
Must be Satan's empire, more or less
A pleasant path to happiness, that's for sure

The voice again: Come, Morituri, come
Noone can hear your call for help at all
Organ in full blast and monks start to hum
Sweating I can still hear my number called

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Lifeguards - Lebensretter #punchline #satire #pointe

5 Tips For Portrait #Photography

5 Tips For Portrait #Photography
  1. Shoot, Shoot, Shoot
    Really. Remember to hold your camera with you whenever feasible and, just like importantly, shoot with it! Try to recapture as numerous shots as possible. They won't all be keepers, but you'll be getting a lot of good practice that will save you time and improve your shots in the long run.

#Photoshop: Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop

Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how to make your photos pop with this simple sharpening technique to bring your photos to life in m…

#Photoshop: Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop

Saturday, June 9, 2018

My Left Sock - Meine linke Socke #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Mistakes Music Producers Make

#Musicproduction: Mistakes Music Producers Make


1. Bad posture

We'll focus on a softball. Modern music production requires that you may spend lots of time sitting at a table facing your computer. There's a good chance you've left long studio sessions feeling crumpled: your back and neck sore and your shoulders rounded. Desk bod is really a real thing and can cause serious physical and mental issues down the line.

#Poetry: Flight Of Freedom

Flight Of Freedom
(Poem by ViennaCC)

A dwindling world below your weary feet
A dreaming bird in a dark blue midnight sky
Through winter chill or searing summer heat
The turbulent wind lifts you far on high

Bright feathers grow, your fledgling wings spread fast
Vefore your eyes new horizons arise
Your life is small; the endless sky is vast
The life before you is your paradise

The crumbs of love locked in a gilded cage
Your silver feathers sparkle diamond bright
Open the book of shadows; turn the page
On swift storm winds soar jubilant in flight

#Photoshop: Dark Photo Manipulation - The Making of *Flower Dancer*

Dark photo manipulation in one of my favorite genres. In this tutorial, I will show you the steps for the making of the “Flower Dancer” dark photo manipulation in Photoshop. We will use a dancer stoc…

#Photoshop: Dark Photo Manipulation - The Making of *Flower Dancer*

Friday, June 8, 2018

Nobody Is Perfect #punchline #satire #pointe

#Songwriting: Five Types Of Rhymes In Your Lyrics

#Songwriting: Five Types Of Rhymes In Your Lyrics

Why we use rhymes

The main difference between prose and song lyrics is that lyrics have a rhythm to the lines and usually include rhymes. Why do we use rhymes in songs? Rhymes help emphasize the rhythm of your lyrics. They let's achieve an expression of tension that moves into resolution. Once you establish a rhyme scheme, your listeners will come to expect those rhyming patterns to keep, and if they do, they'll give your audience that sense of "Ah, I felt it absolutely was coming. Glad it resolved!"

MIDEM - 5 - 8 June 2018

Highlights this year was interview with Scooter Braun, big British stand, interviews with Kenya, MusicInAfrica.net, a developer from Indonesia and a company from Taiwan.

Kenya has more than safari, elephants andlions. Besides a coffee production, what is interesting for Vienna, there is a music scene in Kenya. I talked to an official from Keyan stand.

Music in Africa, a foundation supported by Siemens, is a growing network connecting musicians from 33 countries in Africa. Interesting that arabian countries in the north are not included. I spoke with a representative.

Indonesia has more than 17,000 islands. I spoke with a young developer about his product, a software solution to process guitar sound - for studio and live.

Again I saw the Taiwan based company Spinbox. They were present at Midem last year. I spoke with the CEO.

There were events on up to seven locations at Midem. Interesting. About new developments, technologies and trends in global music business.

Evening Show

Every evening bands and DJs from Africa, UK, Brazil, Taiwan performed. On thursday the first Midem Music Arward was received by Scooter Braun - “Hall of Fame” Award.

Statistics

  • 4400 participants
  • 80 countries
  • 1904 companies
  • 116 playing artists
  • 307 speakers
  • 93 conference sessions
  • 24 concerts
  • 149 international media
  • 32 startup companies
YouTube: https://youtu.be/pHkD6sXx_7Y

Here you can download the music to this video:
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/viennacc/club-sound-015

After Midem

Met (again) Miky Mishmash, Jean, Lea Baronti, Rosa with dog Gangsta, Celine Lorena and Laetitia Journet with dog Anette.






And my friend Rocky:

#Musicproduction: Brain Control updates Tunefish to v4.2.0 - incl. VST3 #freedownload

Tunefish v4 was developed as a smaller replacement of Tunefish v3 with roughly the same power. It was developed for our intro Turtles all the way down which forced us to rethink how to most effectively produce music in very tight machine code. Read more about it here. The result was totally worth it and some might argue it is even more powerful. To open it up to a broader range of people, it was also ported over to Linux and MacOS and it was given a new polished UI.

#Musicproduction: Brain Control updates Tunefish to v4.2.0 - incl. VST3 #freedownload

Thursday, June 7, 2018

New Swing Into Relation - Neuer Schwung in die Beziehung #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Five Effects For Recording Vocals

#Musicproduction: Five Effects For Recording Vocals

The goal of this informative article would be to familiarize you with five of the very common vocal effects, how they work, and what they appear to be in action. If you're an artist, you'll definitely hear them when working in the studio. And if you've just started home recording, you'll, in the event that you haven't already, encounter them in your DAW.
  1. Reverb

    The holy grail of vocal effects, reverb is utilized on most vocal tracks to create a sense of space. We don't usually consider it in the moment, but we hear reverb around people the time.