Archive for the ‘Songwriting’ Category

AudioNowcast December 12, 2009 episode 76

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Mike and Mark Stitts from RMG music group sat in with us for this big podcast. (8 panel members!)

topics included:

Alternative controllers, what we have how we use them (the machine guns in True Lies,  Roland octapad), and why the may help you write better music, inspiration or plagiarism  how close can you get, and how do you protect yourself if a client wants you to copy something and finally PHASE what is it, how do you get it and how can you use it to your benefit plus a whole lot more. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Myspace and Facebook pages.

AudioNowcast May 5, 2009 episode 67

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Greg Pagani producer, songwriter, programmer (Babyface, Charlie Wilson, LeAnn Rimes) was are guest along with Brandon Burnside composer, sound designer who worked on the T4 trailers.

topics included:

R & B how to make it, how to record it and why you need that 808 (or do you?), why recreating sounds from the past isn’t as easy as you may think, the difference between writing R&B and Country (uh…just listen), the T4 trailer and how Brandon filled it with sonic awesomeness,  Avids new logo (hate it) and why comercials are so damn loud, plus a whole lot more thanks for listening and check out our Myspace and Facebook pages.

Terminator 4:Salvation trailer

AudioNowcast November 10, 2008 episode 57

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Jon Dowling singer songwriter was our guest for this “inspirational” show for songwriters.

topics Included:

Cool new Iphone recording software by Sonoma Wire Works cause sometimes you just got to get it down before you forget, Inspiration…what is it, what triggers it and most importantly what do you do with it, we talk about all things inspirational and Martin tells you how to take that inspiration and get a song out of it (it’s really cool) plus a whole lot more (once again we go a little long). Thanks for listening check out our myspace page for questions and comments .

Is this really Bobby and his wife making their video debut? (yes)

AudioNowcast September 12, 2008 episode 54

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

We finally get to talking about songwriting with other people,

topics included:

Vanessa Leavitt our webmistress sat in, open source stomp box and why it’s so cool or is it, does your hardware get between you and your music, can you have too much stuff, pet projects and some cool examples, cheese, what is it, why are somethings labeled it, and how to avoid it in your songwriting, How do you colaberate with someone, stories of success and total failer plus (believe me on this one) a whole lot more. Thanks for listening check out our myspace page and email any questions for the panel to mike@westwaveaudio.com (yes thats new).