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  • Music That Shaped My Youth

    This post started it’s life from the viral thing circulating around Facebook that prompted whoever was tagged in the previous participant’s post to list their musical influences from their teenage years. Since…

  • Podcasts: Music Edition

    Music Podcasts In the previous post, I mostly mentioned podcasts that have a more general appeal. Since music and music production are personal passions of mine, here I’m going to mention podcasts…

  • Shivers!

    Gimmicky music isn’t something I generally go for or push but something about Halloween makes it OK for me. Truth be told, I’m a bit of a sucker for the campiness of…

  • festival bpm 2015

    2015 BPM Festival Recap

    I usually like to keep a journal of sorts when I travel. Whether it be in writing or photo, but ideally both. I thought my adventures through the Yucatan and the BPM…

  • Play it live

    It’s not rare that I’ll find myself needing new forms of stimulation and inspiration to hold my attention. Perhaps a common affliction for us children of the information age. This holds true…

  • Low Frequency roll-off

    The Dreaded Mixdown – EQ

    Last week I got into some very basic principles of mixing. So basic they may have seemed obvious to some but I think it’s important to remind ourselves of how simple things…

  • Alter your environment, alter your music

    Our environment and physiology can influence many interactions in our lives. Amazingly, it can even have an effect on the way our music sounds.

  • Quick-Start Arrangement

    The arrangement stage of writing music can be frustrating, especially for beginners. Here is a quick start tip to get you out of that 8 bar loop ASAP! For many electronic music…

  • Habits

    This week’s 5 hour tune is kind of a nod to my earlier days of house music fandom. A simple, steady groove with a focus on building and releasing tension.

  • DJ Mixes

    JLaD – Mental Health Day by Jlad00 on Mixcloud The Infusion Project Podcast #58 – JLaD by Jlad00 on Mixcloud