Here’s a brand new one! This track is all about lifting you up. We get too hard on ourselves way too often and I hope this song can help you reflect upon what makes you great. How do you like to express yourself? Let it in so you can let it out. Make It Count.
After releasing my new CD, ‘MMXIII‘, I found that I’ve been neglecting my practice. So here’s the results of locking myself in the studio (it’s often the only way I can force myself to do anything productive, to force myself into it) for about 6 hours. I’m learning how to automate effects, effectively pan sounds, and layering frequencies for maximum feels. I hope you enjoy this little outing. Feel free to download it should you wish to hear it again another time.
This song is directed right at your heart. This one was discovered after plugging in my guitar to try and find some new tones. I went into the studio trying to write a Hardcore Metal song and came out with a soft ambient jam. It’s amazing what you can come up with if you just go with the flow, allow yourself to leave ideas behind, and don’t be afraid to loose something. I hope this track can inspire you to write that one last paragraph, make that one phone call, send that important Email, and have that hard conversation. Do what it says, Spread Hope Like Fire.
We’re done recording vocals for the new Fire With Fire track, ‘Bucktooth’. Unlike the last track, ‘Tyrannosaurus Wreck‘, we’re mixing this tune ourselves so it’s going to be a little bit before we’re comfortable sharing it you guys. In the meantime we’d like to give you SOMETHING to chew on, so here’s a video of one of the TWO solos in the track. I hope you enjoy it!
Another day in the office means another dance with the muse. Here’s what’s left after five hours of hard work. A song trying to get inside your head and hit the switch responsible for dwelling on negative shit. Hopefully these vibrations of sound can enter your ears, rattle your mind loose, and get you started on a path of practicing gratitude and realizing that everything is, in fact, alright.
Here’s that EP I promised to show you! Check out Major/Minor and pick up the record! It’s great songwriting and has a fun acoustic feel that I think you would enjoy. I had a lot of fun performing on it and I hope you have as much fun listening to it. Give it a stream and download it for any price you choose, even FREE!
I asked you guys for some input on Facebook to help me custom create a song. This one was inspired by a few things. The first being the request by my friend, Katie, to do something ‘Superhero’-y and ‘comical’. The second would be watching my cat, Yuna, try and fail so many times in one day. There was so much herp. So I combined classical elements with a whimsical and comical twist. I hope you get the visualization of your favourite animal in your life just being a silly all day while you listen along.
I got to work with Major/Minor for their upcoming EP ‘Self-Titled’. I got to perform Egg Shaker, Tambourine, Snare Drum, and Kick Drum on the CD. Here’s the first song on the EP, ‘Self-Titled‘.
There’s going to be more songs released periodically this week. Check out Major/Minor’s Facebook page and give them a like if you’re into em’ and you’ll stay up to date with all the new tunes! Charlie is an absolute blast and I enjoyed every moment of helping him create his CD with Kenneth. So much Love.
I turned to my friends on Facebook and asked them to lend me their brains so I could help co-create the scenery of their imaginations. One of my friends, Courtney, suggested that I make an ‘ambient’ and ‘video game’ themed song. This is the result.
Like in the Soundcloud description, I liken it to a dark take on our video game adventures of old.
“…I get the vibe of an emotional Mario 64. Maybe picturing Peach locked in top of Bowser’s castle and looking out her barred room’s window at the lights of the distant city where she knows some brave adventure is on his way to risk it all to save her. Hopefully.”
Have an idea for a song? Email me! TheEndIsNich@Gmail.com