Management Team Proposal and Band Interview (College 2016)

Managing an Artist As the new year dawns upon us, we prepare for not only 2016 but to manage an artist. The band my group will be managing is Funkzilla, a worthing based rock band with a funky edge. Management Team Joseph Bagwell – Music Business and Management Jordan Meher – Live Sound Ryan HeaneyContinue reading “Management Team Proposal and Band Interview (College 2016)”

Composing Contrasting Material (College 2013 – 2015)

During the second half of our first year of technology we had a composing module. Towards the end of this module we had to put together a small portfolio of contrasting compositions including one created in the composing lessons. Here is that Portfolio: 1. Twelve Bar Blues This first peice was the one i composedContinue reading “Composing Contrasting Material (College 2013 – 2015)”

Developing a Music Product (College 2013 – 2015)

During our first term of music technology we had to create an EP of music. Around the time i was getting into both Dubstep and Ambient music. Please keep in mind that i know these peices sound like bollocks but it was early days, i only wanted to share some banter…   1. Jukai DescribeContinue reading “Developing a Music Product (College 2013 – 2015)”

An Analysis of “Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygene Live in your Living Room” (College 2013 – 2015)

Watch the full performance here.     What Equipment do they use? As Jean Michel Jarre started off in the late 60’s and early 70’s he uses primarily analogue synthesizers of various types including modular, polyphonic and monophonic. Using analog in place of the modern digital synthesizers keeps to the original sound and tone ofContinue reading “An Analysis of “Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygene Live in your Living Room” (College 2013 – 2015)”

Review of a Sound System – Green Door Store (College)

How it Works Front of House The Microphone signal is sent through the desk and into the digital main EQ. This is used to clean up the initial signal by either brightening the audio, taking out low muddy frequencies etc. The signal coming out of the desk is sent into a crossover box that actsContinue reading “Review of a Sound System – Green Door Store (College)”

Sound for Moving Image (College 2013 – 2015)

Something from my years studying music technology, we had to score and do sound effects for a film clip…     Afterwards we had to talk a bit about our clip and the sounds effects we used… Which instruments have you used to create your music soundtrack? ESX24 – Piano, Orchestral Percussion, Analog Synth BassContinue reading “Sound for Moving Image (College 2013 – 2015)”

Bar 42 Metal night 15 December 2015 (college)

With Tuesday nights gig gone, here is a reflective post… Well the music was good but we didn’t make back the £80 that was used to pay headliners Hole in the Sky and main support Enslavement, this however is not too bad as the college has a policy of if we don’t make back nearContinue reading “Bar 42 Metal night 15 December 2015 (college)”