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Monthly Archives: October 2014

30 Oct 2014

Using 8Dio’s Lovely “1928 Steinway Piano”

  A couple of weeks ago,  I submitted a track to 8Dio,  makers of high-end virtual instruments used in film scoring,  for a songwriting contest they were sponsoring.   My track,  “Before There Was,”  features 8Dio’s beautiful “1928 Steinway Piano,”  a very expressive,  deeply-sampled instrument.  I was so moved by the realism of the instrument that I felt transported back to my high-school years,  when I spent hours alone in the sound-proof piano room,  letting moods spill over the keys. […]

30 Oct 2014

Exponential Audio – Artist Spotlight

Exponential Audio – Artist Spotlight   I recently had the good fortunate of being interviewed (see link above) by the amazingly talented folks over at Exponential Audio,  makers of world class reverb plug ins for professionals. The owner,  Michael Carnes,  a brilliant software developer and musician,  created many of Lexicon’s signature reverbs,  including the 960L,  the PCM96 as well as Lexicon plug ins.  He’s incredibly thoughtful both as a designer and as a human being.   There have been rumblings […]

28 Oct 2014

Before There Was

Beth just released a lovely new piece of music, “Before There Was.”   I am very proud of her.