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Friday, November 30, 2018

#Musicproduction: Professional Recordings at Home

Home studios are usually more affordable (and remember, loads of songwriters take any presctiption a decent budget), easy to setup, and let you act on your individual pace, without having to finish everything inside the allotted time slot a studio provides. Furthermore, you just need to your instrument, a laptop, plus a quality microphone, and you are obviously all set. However, what most usually forget in terms of recording at property is that you aren't getting high-quality equipment and a sound engineer to assist you with the process.
Still, simply because you're yourself does not mean you can't achieve achievement! All you want do is hear to a few things, e.g. which instruments you may and should not record in your own home (and why), and also your next recording project can be just like a project done in a pro studio.

Are Women More Clever Than Men? - Sind Frauen klüger als Frauen? #punchline #satire #pointe

Are Women More Clever Than Men? - Sind Frauen klüger als Frauen? #punchline #satire #pointe

Thursday, November 29, 2018

#Photography: Importance of Colours

Color is actually a photographer's best friend. We could work with it in all kinds of ways to create our photos more powerful. Color could also be used for a storytelling tool, the right way to trigger certain emotions, and a whole bunch of other admirable attributes.
Look through the photos and make the time to think of how a photographers all used color in their composition. Then start contemplating techniques start incorporating color into your individual shots.

Music Video "Get The Groove" (ViennaCC) Published

Fast cut music video. Funky music. I absolutely love groovy/funky music. It doesn't have to be funk or disco, it just needs that vibe. Inspired by black music, but it sounds white and European. No wonder...
  View on YouTube: https://youtu.be/XFjvHFFa5ME

#Poetry: Like A Bumpy Teddy Bear

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: Like A Bumpy Teddy Bear
(Poem by ViennaCC)

I heard there was a secret teddy bear
That Chris knew about, and it pleased the air traffic controller
But you don't really care for pencils, do ya?
Well, it goes like this
The fourth, the fifth
The minor fall and the major lift
The baffled air traffic controller composing
Oh, oh, oh

Job Qualification - Berufseignung #punchline #satire #pointe

Job Qualification - Berufseignung #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Seaweed Audio updates Fathom Synth to v2.22.0 #freedownload

Fathom is a modular software synthesizer which specializes in original waveform development, advanced modulation and high quality audio output.

Sampler or Synthesizer?

Does your software synth contain samples from other instruments?
Are you really using a synthesizer?
Fathom was developed with the philosophy that to be called a synthesizer an instrument must be able to generate its own waveforms from first principles.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

#Photography: Photograph With Filters For Black & White Photos

In photography, you're always looking for this extra percentage improvement within your work. The most effective methods quickly have this improvement is using a monochrome filter.

So keep reading and see which filters those are, and location wise to use them. Now you know all to know with regards to the monochrome filter options! Using yellow, orange or red filters for a partially cloudy day provides you with good results.

Interesting Question - Interessante Frage #punchline #satire #pointe

Interesting Question - Interessante Frage #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: CWITEC releases TX16Wx Software Sampler and TX16Wx Professional v3.0 #freedownload

TX16Wx Software Sampler is a plug-in for the creative musician, inspired and modeled after the best hardware samplers with all the ease and new exiting features of modern software.

#Musicproduction: CWITEC releases TX16Wx Software Sampler and TX16Wx Professional v3.0 #freedownload

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

#Photography: Critique Your Own Photos

Many experts have nevertheless the most difficult thing for man to try and do is to guage her or his creative work, objectively. Be honest, can you tell when your projects is apparently missing something? More to the point do you know what it can be that's missing? You are able to only transform your photos in case you set a higher photo standard to check yourself against.

When Time-Life selected 250 photos for that Great Photographers volume in their Time-Life Photography series; they chose 68 photographers away from thousands. Those editors defined “great” photographers depending on three main factors.

What Light Means To Me - Was Licht für mich bedeutet #punchline #satire #pointe

What Light Means To Me - Was Licht für mich bedeutet #punchline #satire #pointe

Monday, November 26, 2018

#Musicproduction: Mixing Tips

Your Biggest Hero

Every creator needs influences. Meaning your hero has influences too. You have to know them. It's valuable to find out your hero's music inside and out. But focusing on how they got recommended to their sound is two times as useful. Knowing your hero's influences offers you a roadmap in your favourite sound.
Sites like WhoSampled, Discogs and All Music are great places to check out your favourite creators. Have used them to hear to see how your idols use their unique influences. Doing a small amount of influencer research besides offers you more to acquire inspired by, it also helps you are applying your very own influences better. So get to know'em! Study your hero's influences, not your heroes.

Meanwhile… - Währenddessen… #punchline #satire #pointe

Meanwhile… - Währenddessen… #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: VCV Rack - Open-source modular synthesiser #freedownload

If you've ever been interested in Eurorack, this free software is the best place to start.

Free open-source software isn't a new concept in the world of music production. Many of us have used Audacity for quick audio editing tasks, and Ardour has enjoyed a fair amount of success as a free alternative to major DAWs like Ableton and Logic.

For those with a more technical background, Pure Data and Supercollider offer very deep potential for sonic experimentation. By and large however, open-source music production tools are often marginalised in favour of commercial alternatives that offer more user-friendly interfaces, greater stability and better performance. A new open-source software project released this past September called VCV Rack has the potential to become one of the first to break through that barrier and make a real impact in the world of electronic music production.

#Musicproduction: VCV Rack - Open-source modular synthesiser #freedownload

#Poetry: A song of anger

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: A song of anger
(Poem by ViennaCC)

A autumn -like funeral
you see hips as decisive as the snow

Sunday, November 25, 2018

#Photography: Tips For Portrait Photography

Three considerations shooting portraits can certainly help you improve portrait photography fast.
Portrait photography is a superb jumping off point for first time photographers looking to construct their skills. In reality, the desire to take great photos of an individual, often relatives and buddies, is often the motivation behind taking the 1st steps for a photography journey. People like to photograph people!

Song of the day: Not Enough at All

Song of the day: Not Enough at All
Click here for lyrics

Click here for Google Play

Click here for Jango Radio Play

Big Requirements - Hohe Ansprüche #punchline #satire #pointe

Big Requirements - Hohe Ansprüche #punchline #satire #pointe

Saturday, November 24, 2018

#Musicproduction: Tips for EQing in the mix

Where panning gives your mix some left-right girth, EQ-ing can extend its impact into two further dimensions: height (along with volume) and depth. With panning you may decide to make sure that your stereo spread is filled.

EQ-ing helps you fill how often spectrum, to create a wide dynamic range which means that your basses are deep and defined whilst your trebles are light and shimmering. Like panning you may additionally use EQ-ing to transfer certain parts that clash away from another, by either boosting or cutting.

Daily One Song Challenge Completed - Summary #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this.
Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021 and ended with Club Sound 036): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs are available for free download.

Conlusion
It was interesting. Yes, I can produce one song a day. But I must admit that some songs are similar to others, it is one style.

All my "Daily One Song" Challenge songs here:

Auto bio #punchline #satire #pointe

Auto bio #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: discoDSP releases EQ30 as freeware #freedownload

discoDSP has released the long unavailable EQ30 plugin for Windows 32-bit VST2 as freeware.

EQ30 is modeled on an Alesis M-EQ 230 dual 1/3 octave precision equalizer:
  • Bands: 2 complete 30 band 1/3 octave equalizers.
  • Band Boost/Cut: ±12dB.
  • Controls: 25 / 31 / 40 / 50 / 62 / 80 / 100 / 125 / 160 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 400 / 500 / 640 / 800 / 1k / 1.3k / 1.6k/ 2k / 2.5k / 3.15k / 4k / 5k / 6.2k / 8k / 10k / 13k / 16k / 20kHz levels.
  • Monitor: Input ▶, Gain ▲, Output ▶ and Text Display.

#Musicproduction: discoDSP releases EQ30 as freeware #freedownload

Friday, November 23, 2018

#Musicproduction: Tips For Mixing

1. Examine your levels. First listen out for distortion by soloing tracks after which check the amount by eye. If anything is hitting red, reduce it. Try pulling volumes down as an alternative to boosting as of this stage.

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 036 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this.
Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs are be available for free download.



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Last Time Sex - Das letzte Mal Sex #punchline #satire #pointe

Last Time Sex - Das letzte Mal Sex #punchline #satire #pointe

Thursday, November 22, 2018

#Musicproduction: Why Music Producers Should Blog

Having your website in a beat selling website can be quite very theraputic for music producers. Minus your website with your website at the moment, you happen to be losing on very much traffic, sales, and new fans you could build relationships with through your blog content.
Bear this in mind phrase: “Submissions are King"

Without content you do not drive many music artists for your beats without having for advertising. The top traffic on the web is free traffic. You will be lead longer to get that free website traffic, but it is well worth the while in the long run.

Here why music producers should have a very blog.

Do & Don'ts #punchline #satire #pointe

Do & Don'ts #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 035 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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#Musicproduction: Samples From Mars releases "Grooves From Mars" for Ableton Live, Logic, and any DAW that uses MIDI Grooves #freedownload

Groove Templates From 25 Legendary Drum Machines
Grooves From Mars is the most comprehensive collection of drum machine midi groove templates in existence. Created from 25 classic and modern drum machines, these templates will enable you to bring the unique feel and groove of each sequencer to your DAW.
Contents:
  • (415) .AGR and Midi Groove Templates
  • Created From 25 Legendary Drum Machines
  • Straight, Shuffle, Triplets, Patterns, and more
  • 4 bars long
  •  4.7 MB Unzipped 

#Musicproduction: Samples From Mars releases "Grooves From Mars" for Ableton Live, Logic, and any DAW that uses MIDI Grooves #freedownload

#Poetry: There is no cleft

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: There is no cleft
(Poem by ViennaCC)

My affluent toe preserves you always
within opaque sand-colored
water and sunburst orange rivers
went trusted in friendship
went rustled in miracle.
Among

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

#Photography: Tips For Travel Photography

The planet is usually an overwhelming sensory experience, filled up with sight, sound and aroma made to delight your entire senses. Just how do you capture that have in a photograph? Most people don't. Instead, they deomonstrate their photos using an apology: “You needed to be there.” Your work to be a travel photographer would be to drive them there through your photos. Exactly how do you ensure you go back home using a killer shot?

Most Boring Book Ever - Das langweiligste Buch #punchline #satire #pointe

Most Boring Book Ever - Das langweiligste Buch #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 034 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

#Musicproduction: How To Sell Beats Online

There are many aspiring music artists trying to be successful in their dreams, and everyday they're looking for great beats to obtain their vocals on.

Get Your Beat Right

You will be perfect for geting away with average sounding beats, but better sounding your beats are, greater will certainly wanted, you should charge an increasingly premium price including your popularity will increase.
Let's assume for you to already know how you can make beats in the best genre you need to get it sounding great by mixing the track correctly and employing properly mastered sounds.
In the event you buy sound kits and samples from an experienced source, the sounds will already be mastered to the best, but sounds the simple truth is elsewhere may not be, so bear this in mind.

#Musicproduction: Songwriting Tip - How To Impress Listeners

1. Give listeners a situation they can identify with

Covering your wild and dangerous day at Antarctica in 2009 might create a fantastic book or even a riveting TV documentary, but a song lyric? Much less much.
Why?

Oh, Mother - Oh, Mutter #punchline #satire #pointe

Oh, Mother - Oh, Mutter #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 033 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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#Musicproduction: Blue Cat Audio updates Blue Cat's Axiom, Destructor and Free Amp #freedownload

Blue Cat Audio has released Blue Cat's Axiom version 1.1, Free Amp version 1.1 and Destructor version 1.4 free updates for its distortion, amp simulation and guitar effects processors, and launched "Guitar Month" promotions.
The new version of Axiom now supports drag and drop to quickly move, copy and insert effects and plug-ins anywhere in the signal chain. All three products now include an impulse response (IR) loader, to add color to the tone with custom cabinet or reverb impulse responses.

#Musicproduction: Blue Cat Audio updates Blue Cat's Axiom, Destructor and Free Amp #freedownload

Monday, November 19, 2018

#Musicproduction: When to use orchestral percussion in a song

Percussion instruments provide a significant variety of timbres. Metal, skin or wood, some pitched, others unpitched – they're the most great ways to add excitement and atmosphere. But you should utilize them wisely.

Opinion - Meinung #punchline #satire #pointe

Opinion - Meinung #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 032 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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#Poetry: When poets awake

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: When poets awake
(Poem by ViennaCC)

In the stillness of longing the insects turn
Fly back into the lamp and burn
Inside the meaning of ourselves the men seek
The sense of life with psychological technique

Sunday, November 18, 2018

#Musicproduction: When to use brass in a song

What is important to know of the brass section is always that it is especially powerful. So be mindful how you make use of it, otherwise it can dominate everything while in the orchestra – particularly higher registers.

Trumpets, trombones and tubas have roughly equal numbers of power – together with the sound progressively more brilliant when they move in the register. Keep in mind that French horns have about 50 % the strength when playing forte.

Song of the day: We Can Make It

Song of the day: We Can Make It
Click here for lyrics

Click here for Google Play

Click here for Jango Radio Play

Charity Fun - Spaß mit Wohltätigkeit #punchline #satire #pointe

Charity Fun - Spaß mit Wohltätigkeit #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 031 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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#Musicproduction: MathAudio releases "THD Meter" plug-in for Mac OS X and Windows #freedownload

  • Measures Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in sound cards, speakers and headphones.
  • Applies matched filters for maximizing the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in the presence of additive stochastic noise.
  • Supports microphone calibration files.
  • Supports full range of sample rates from 44.056 kHz up to 384 kHz. All sample rates are supported without resampling to avoid any possible loss in accuracy.


#Musicproduction: MathAudio releases "THD Meter" plug-in for Mac OS X and Windows #freedownload

Saturday, November 17, 2018

#Musicproduction: When to use woodwind in a song

With woodwind, there is a flexible palette of tone colours at your disposal, so it's worth taking the time to go to know each instrument's individual characteristics. Rimsky Korsakov, isn't a few things about orchestration, described them like that:

Mind Reading Kidding - Gedankenlesen Spaß #punchline #satire #pointe

Mind Reading Kidding - Gedankenlesen Spaß #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 030 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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Friday, November 16, 2018

#Musicproduction: When to use strings in a song

For just a high-register melody, 1st violins are generally a wise decision – is actually two violin sections you can use, you can use the 2nd violins for countermelody and harmonic resonance. For added density, try doubling the violin melody with woodwinds an octave lower.

Tragedies - Tragödien #punchline #satire #pointe

Tragedies - Tragödien #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 029 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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#Musicproduction: Soundemote releases free Rhythm and Pitch Generator for Mac & Win #freedownload

Soundemote has released Rhythm and Pitch Generator, a free analog-style arpeggiator synth for Mac and Windows.
RaPG can be run at audio rate for a quirky sound generator or locked to a tempo to generate melodic and rhythmic phrases based on a seed-based random sample-and-hold.

#Musicproduction: Soundemote releases free Rhythm and Pitch Generator for Mac & Win #freedownload

Thursday, November 15, 2018

#Musicproduction: Difference Between Arrangment and Orchestration

Arranging takes an original composition then adapts and develops it. It might be given different instruments or voices, re-harmonization, additions, modulations and paraphrasing.
With orchestration, the musical substance remains essentially unchanged, though the melodic lines are given different voices. Sounds simple?

Half-hearted Virus Protection - Halbherziger Virusschutz #punchline #satire #pointe

Half-hearted Virus Protection - Halbherziger Virusschutz #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 028 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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#Poetry: Sign on a stone

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: Sign on a stone
(Poem by ViennaCC)

And justly thus controls his thoughts unjust
Pawning his honour to obtain his lust
What largeness thinks in Paradise was sawn
Finally when all is said and done
The winds, with frost and lusty leaves quite gone

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

#Musicproduction: Copyright Explained (US focused)

For musicians, understanding what the law states of copyrights can be very intimidating, but having a great understanding on this side of the profession is essential! Thankfully, your song's music and lyrics are protected by copyright every time they are set up, even when it is recorded on your mobile phone! But for your music to get fully protected by what the law states, you must realize what a copyright is actually approaches to use one.

On this page we'll cover information about copyrights. What they're, why you'll need one, approaches to obtain one. I do know it's a great take in. However, stay along with me and will also be one step nearer to protecting yourself and your music. To be clear here when I mention copyrights, I'm talking about the American copyright law. Even if you can't are living in the U.S. this should still apply to you if people intend on releasing music while in the U.S. or using music from your U.S.

Sexual Proposal - Sexueller Vorschlag #punchline #satire #pointe

Sexual Proposal - Sexueller Vorschlag #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 027 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

#Musicproduction: Thomas Mundt updates free LoudMax to v1.24 for Win, Mac, Linux and Winamp #freedownload

LoudMax is a Look-Ahead Brickwall Loudness Maximizer Plugin with a clean transparent sound. It is designed to retain the original character of the music as much as possible even at high compression levels.

#Musicproduction: Thomas Mundt updates free LoudMax to v1.24 for Win, Mac, Linux and Winamp #freedownload

Interesting Contest - Interessanter Wettbewerb #punchline #satire #pointe

Interesting Contest - Interessanter Wettbewerb #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 026 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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Monday, November 12, 2018

#Poetry: Morning at the beach

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: Morning at the beach
(Poem by ViennaCC)

a cloudless rock rises nervously above a cloud
music, not loud
the blind hair diminishes powerfully between the sphere
glad to be here

#Musicproduction: A List Of Modulation Plugins For Your Mix

Modulation audio effects are a significant part of one's mixing toolkit.
They're the special way so as to add movement and groove to sounds that a little something extra.
The primary types of modulation are Tremolo, Ring Mod, Chorus, Phaser and Flanger.

Despite the different types, all modulation effects have something in common…
Ladies achieve their effect by modulating an part of the signal having an LFO (low frequency oscillator). The fashion of modulation differs according to regardless of if the LFO is manipulating the pitch, timing or volume from the signal.

Modulation LFOs work much like how LFOs utilized in synthesis.
Here I will go through every one of the common types of modulation, the direction they work and also the best modulation plugins for each.

What A Start - Was für ein Start #punchline #satire #pointe

What A Start - Was für ein Start #punchline #satire #pointe

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 025 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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Sunday, November 11, 2018

#Musicproduction: Tips For Mixing Vocals

The vocals are THE MOST important area of the song. Once you're done recording vocals, you have to do your time and mix them right. But vocals are tough. They are often inconsistent, beyond tune, out of your energy, and all sounds different. How do you buy your vocals sounding their absolute best before you release your music? Thatrrrs what we will cover today. In 6 steps, you can create some absolutely amazing vocals.

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 024 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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What I Would Never Say - Was ich niemals sagen würde #punchline #satire #pointe

What I Would Never Say - Was ich niemals sagen würde #punchline #satire #pointe

Song of the day: Two Sides of a Coin

Saturday, November 10, 2018

#Musicproduction: Vember Audio releases Surge as open-source on GitHub #freedownload

A digital recording is just a sequence of numbers. Easily quantifiable as ones and zeros, stored on physical media, combined together into larger numbers to form a continuous stream of data.
Surge - Digital and proud of it
Until you listen to it. Then it becomes real.
Surge is an instrument capable of generating truly beautiful sequences of numbers. Your ears will agree with us.

#Musicproduction: Vember Audio releases Surge as open-source on GitHub #freedownload

Daily One Song Challenge: Club Sound 023 Released #freedownload

Continuing the "Daily One Song" Challenge. I take a random musical inspiration and make an instrumental song out of this. Goal: daily one song.
See the songs on SoundCloud (I started with Club Sound 021): https://soundcloud.com/viennacc
As always the songs will be available for free download.



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