Thinking Bee, A Post-Mortem Look

This blog will reflect on the Project, Thinking Bee and the production of our first track, ‘Flight of the Bumble Bee’ and sample pack. A reflection on the group dynamic, project deliverables and various other project elements will be analysed and discussed in order to look at distance travelled within this project as well as... Continue Reading →

Track Teardown #3

Track Teardown of Cherry Wine by Hozier TRACK RELEASE INFORMATION - Label: Rubyworks ‎– 4764290 Format: 2 × CD, Album, Special Edition Country: Europe Released: 2014 Genre: Rock, Blues, Folk, World, & Country Style: Gospel, Acoustic, Blues Rock, Folk Rock Background Information Andrew Hozier-Byrne was born on the 17th of March 1990 in Bray, Ireland and is known professionally as Hozier within the music industry. His... Continue Reading →

Multi Sampling in Ableton

Multi-sampling is the process of taking an instrument and recording notes from it and then using these recorded samples and assigning them to their correlated note. This process usually is used to improve the realism of samples of conventional instruments. An example of this is, if a musician wanted create a sampled saxophone they might... Continue Reading →

Transferable Skills Update

During the middle of this trimester, I met with Adrian to talk about transferable skills that need improvement on my behalf. The main skill I identified as an issue was time management, and therefore, we went through the process of figuring out ways in which I can improve my time management skills. The main thing... Continue Reading →

Project Plan Reflections

Coming into project 2, Nathan, Riley and I had a pretty clear plan of what we wanted to do, which was create 3 tracks solely using samples from a car, a loaf of bread and a cigar box guitar. As a result, we created a project plan that consisted of a relatively large scope. This... Continue Reading →

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