Viewing posts from February, 2016
Here's a blog where I'll be writing up some words that might be of interest. General topics will include composition, music tech, upcoming projects and general updates on what's occurin'.
For various technical and financial reasons I’ll be looking into moving my main working operating system from Mac to Windows. As a direct result I’ll have to stop using Logic Pro X (LPX) as my main DAW of choice, so I’ve been looking around at different options. While there are strong competitors in the form of software such as FL Studio, Ableton Live and Reaper (Pro Tools has been excluded since I mainly work with MIDI), I’m strongly considering moving to Cubase, currently at version 8.5 at time of writing.Read more
On the 20th February 2016 Albert Woodfox, one of three men (known as the "Angola Three") who were placed in imprisoned solitary confinement in 1972, was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary. Albert had been the last of the trio to still be confined: Robert Hillary King was released in 2001 (overturned conviction) and Herman Wallace in 2013 (he was released pending a retrial, and died from liver cancer 2 days after his release). They had been convicted for the murder of a correctional officer; all have three consistently maintained their innocence throughout and the case itself is marred through lack of substantial evidence.Read more
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