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Hello 2016 Goodbye 2015

Hello 2016 Happy New Year to ya. Its already time to say goodbye to 2015. In one way I’m wishing 2015 could keep going as its been a pretty good year. However, I’m already looking at 2016 as the launch pad for several great things to come. New Music Vi …

Create A Spotify Playlist

What’s on my mind today? I’ll tell ya, it’s creating a Spotify Playlist.Spotify Playlist Spotify Playlist See, I’m working on fully embracing the streaming concept. To that end, I’d like to add what I can to your Spotify playlist profile. What do you m …

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Great Guitar Tones In MainStage Song Parts

Here’s the 3rd installment of videos around getting great guitar tones from a computer using MainStage. This video showcases how to split up guitar sounds into multiple patches to switch between within songs. MainStage Song Parts For Multiple Guitar So …

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Great Guitar Tones In MainStage Multi Amp Setup

Part two in my getting great guitar tones in MainStage talks about creating multi amp setups. Imagine if you could take the amplifier rigs of people like The Edge, Joe Bonamassa, Aerosmith, Joe Satriani, and reduce them down to a single laptop with a m …

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Nightwatch Theme On A&E

That day or rather that night has finally come! Nightwatch on A&E has its season 2 premier tonight and yours truly composed the music that opens the show. Nightwatch Theme You read that correctly. I wrote the opening theme music for the show Nightw …

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HIVE Teaser Trailer

HIVE is alive! You’ve seen pictures. I’ve blogged about it. Now you can see the actual device in this teaser trailer. HIVE https://www.youtube.com/embed/pJciLGdJk6g Get ready to hear the future of guitar tones, cause I’m taking this on tour in the near …

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Getting Great Guitar Tones From A Computer

I’ve been doing a lot of recording in the past several years where the guitar tones are important. Who am I kidding? Guitar tone is always important. I’ve recently made the switch to using software and computers for all my guitar sounds and amplificati …

Rehearsing

Ah the behind the scenes part of playing music live that most people never think about – rehearsing Rehearsing I’ve been putting together a new group of people to start playing out live more. Having done a ton of music for film, TV, and now even a them …

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Dancing To DNCE

I’ve been on vacation and little bit under the weather for the past several weeks, aside from my appearance at the UMAs. Dancin To DNCE I’ve been helping my mom and sister with the building of a cool little vacation shack in the city of Torrey. It prid …

Utah Music Awards Moving Into First

Touch Nominated For Best Pop Song At UMA

Its always nice to get some recognition for the music I create. Recently I was nominated for Best Pop Song for the Utah Music Awards of 2015. Best Pop Song About a week prior to the event, I was contacted by the group putting on the awards and asked if …

Touch Nominated For UMA

Touch Nominated For Best Pop Song

Waking up via an email in your inbox saying Touch nominated for best pop song is a pretty cool thing! Touch Nominated For UMA This morning my inbox contained an email from the Utah Music Awards, kinda like the Grammys for Utah, stating that Touch (feat …

HIVE Is Alive

HIVE Is Alive: The custom foot controller, HIVE, that I’ve been chatting about in the past couple of months, has finally been completed! Months of thinking about design and functionality are finally over. The longest bit was the construction of the cas …