These days, I try to check myself when good news happens, as far as announcing it publicly or anything like that. After learning first-hand how frustrating it can feel to watch someone else win the proverbial jackpot while we’re stuck wondering how the … Continue readingNotes on How To Make or Break an Artistic Life
I stumbled across this today and had to share.
Being any kind of digitally-creative person leaves one with a recurring problem: How do I make sure I don’t lose all of these gigabytes and terabytes of my work? (Not to mention finding room for collections of music, movies, games, software, etc.) It only takes … Continue readingIt’s World Backup Day
The C Word The omnipresence of streaming music (and video) comes with a hidden pitfall: Compression. In audio recording, compression is a fairly simple concept. Pretend you have a sound engineer that adjusts the recording level while you sing. He is your compressor — as … Continue readingThoughts on Sound Quality and Compression in Modern Music
I spend a lot of time focusing on what I love to do… To a fault, if you ask certain friends or family members. (They don’t complain when I send them new pictures and music, though!) I focus on things like playing the guitar into … Continue readingTurning Art Into Money