2020-08-25 News – Sticky Situations

Startups tap a new talent pool: Pandemic-weary college students I’m just going to lead with this thought: college students, please continue to get your degrees! I used to manage a team of roughly fifty employees, and I had plenty of college students and interns. We would frequently extend internships, and occasionally bring interns on asContinue reading “2020-08-25 News – Sticky Situations”

2020-08-24 – The Big Melt

Articles and videos that hit my feed and some thoughts on them. Just my opinions… take it or leave it 🙂 Apple apologizes to WordPress, no longer requires free app to add purchases When I read last week that Apple was removing the WordPress app from the Apple store I thought things were getting aContinue reading “2020-08-24 – The Big Melt”

Waves H-Comp Hybrid Compressor is FREE right now and on sale through August 30th

I know I haven’t usually posted plugins or anything… and maybe I should… but sometimes a deal is a deal. Just happened to see this when logging into the Propellerheads site and stumbled upon the shop to see that the Waves H-Comp plugin is currently free at  https://www.reasonstudios.com/shop/ on sale for $49 through August 30th… andContinue reading “Waves H-Comp Hybrid Compressor is FREE right now and on sale through August 30th”

Electro Funk – Robot Love

This track has been a bit of a labor of love… haha. I decided to jump into the next challenge for Electro Funk, and was listening to a lot of tracks from the era. If you want to check out the main post on MPC Forums for the Electro Funk Challenge, well go on overContinue reading “Electro Funk – Robot Love”

Electro Funk Challenge Key Groups

As part of the Electric Funk Challenge over on the MPC Forums I ended up with a bunch of extra key groups and a drum kit that I didn’t end up using. Well I used it for the original track that I put together, but nothing made it onto the finished track. Here’s the inContinue reading “Electro Funk Challenge Key Groups”

Listening to Podcasts – Apple Podcasts vs Overcast

I’ve been listening to podcasts for a number of years now in the iOS environment. I keep going back to Apple Podcasts every major release or new hardware deployment, but it just never sticks for me. The feature set is absolutely fine as it is, and if there were no other options I would probablyContinue reading “Listening to Podcasts – Apple Podcasts vs Overcast”

Taking a Break from Working on the Electro Funk Challenge

If you want to check out the MPC Forums Challenge… this time we’re working on some Electro Funk here. Yeah, I’ve taken a break from some of the Beat Battles to work on some songs… and so far this is fun, and a good opportunity to dust off gear other than the sampler. Here’s myContinue reading “Taking a Break from Working on the Electro Funk Challenge”