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Show Me – Mint Royale

-xXx- Dist1nc7ive stories, Influential Songs

I first heard “Show Me” in a video at a church I was attending … It was probably 2008 or so. The church creative guy cut a really cool video and it open with “Here comes my boys…” and I was like, “What is that song??” Love it from the first measure. I listened to […]

Nothing is Safe – clipping.

-xXx- Dist1nc7ive stories, Influential Songs

I’m always inspired, when I listen to Nothing is Safe. I always open up Logic Pro and try to make something when I’ve just heard it. Why am I only a little bit annoyed by the … what, hammer striking an anvil? … in this? I mean, I should be like, “ahhh, turn that off!” […]

Slow and Low – Beastie Boys

-xXx- Dist1nc7ive stories, Influential Songs

Songs Influential to Dist1nc7ive Stories: Slow and Low – Beastie Boys, from Licensed to Ill. Back in high school, Hannah left a self-recorded cassette tape in my car after a night of hanging out. It wasn’t a mix tape because it was just two albums. Side A: License to Ill (but with Fight for Your […]

High Plains Drifter – Beastie Boys

-xXx- Dist1nc7ive stories, Influential Songs

Songs Influential to Dist1nc7ive Stories: Slow and Low – Beastie Boys.  So, this is a little blog-series on the songs that influence my Distinctive Stories podcast. This time, I want to write about High Plains Drifter from the Beastie Boys album Paul’s Boutique.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVIbke4NTrg This is just such a unique song. How in the world can they have […]

Midi Meta-Data Update using PHP (PhpTabs)

-xXx- Dist1nc7ive stories, Technology

So, I downloaded a few “producer packs” from Ghosthack. I use these to help kick-start ideas when I’m producing a podcast recording. The blank canvas is the most difficult place for me. These packs can really help. You can use them together, melody, arpeggio, bass line and chords, or you can just use pieces and […]

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