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Electronic Musician, Drummer, Sound Designer and Technologist
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eternify

5,300 streams on Eternify has equaled $24 for my album, Welcome to Postwar USA. Five. Thousand. Plays. So, let’s talk about this. A payout on Spotify for one play is $0.005. That’s not even a penny, kids. Firstly – Eternify was made by someone to stream 30 seconds of an artist’s song, which is the [...]

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Hey everyone, I want to thank you if you’ve pre-ordered my new record, “In Case of Revolution”. I assure you, I’m working on finishing it.  It ‘s been a bit of a battle, between losing some source material, and life been rather insane for awhile. O know it was supposed to be out a long [...]

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Apple recently announced Apple Music, yet another streaming music service, which costs $10 a month and will give you “All the music in the world”. Well, not ALL  of it, since Taylor Swift called them out on their bullshit. What bullshit, you ask? Turns out, Apple was planning on not paying artists with their music [...]

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t1larg

Every #taxday I post this, my protest at this archaic system that sucks everyone dry. Pass it around and burn a 1040 http://ow.ly/vPLZi

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I’m not against it, I love Jay Z, and I’ve always been a fan of Daft Punk, but I’m not sure how I feel about all their collaborations as of late… how about you?  

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Really, it is.  

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botboxgiveaway

THE GREAT BOT BOX GIVEAWAY I’m going to give away a BOT BOX. Want to win? Tell me on this blog post.  That’s all.  It’s worth over $100, and it contains everything I’ve done in the past 12 or so years, including: Welcome to Postwar USA CD Against all odds single The sky EP botkiller [...]

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  Ableton has announced Live 9, and I’ll be on the beta list for the new arrival, which makes me happy.  I’m a pretty avid Ableton user, so I’m excited to see the new features.   In addition to the new software, there is a new hardware addition, called “Push”. What’s new in Ableton Live [...]

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Ableton Live 9 EQ eight

So Ableton apparently leaked a video of new devices in Ableton Live 9, and then promptly pulled the video down from their Youtube channel.  The video has been reposted quite a few times, you’ll find it below.  Users like myself have been waiting for Ableton 9 for quite some time, so the possibility of a [...]

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I have a lot of clients who call me and say, “I should have bought a mac, I’d be able to make better music if I did”. I do my best to tell these folks; it’s ok; you don’t have to buy a mac to make great music. Conversely, I have a lot of folks [...]

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