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Switching to plain text

‘Degrowth’ series, part 6: now that I moved most of my workflow to plain text, I struggle to understand why I relied on proprietary locked-in formats for so long.


Reply: You need a versioning system

A quick reply to the excellent post by Jamie Hill about the need of a strict versioning system for people who work in music (on the computer).


Mix: ‘In Super-8’ by Ember Rev

How I mixed a rework of Ember Rev’s debut album, exploiting the subproject functionality in REAPER to save time and processing power.


Master: ‘Ipogeo’ by IsadoraD

I mastered the debut EP for IsadoraD, an Italian duo. They blend electronica, pop and indie.


Towards my audio reel: field recording

Field recording is great fun, especially when done with a precise plan.


Simplifying REAPER

Helping another producer with his transition from Logic made me appreciate a simpler REAPER for my own good.


Bass: ‘The Rules Of Night And Day’ by Antiquity

The new single released by Antiquity, featuring the guitar work of Angelo Zarra and my bass.


Co-production: ‘Eclipse’ by Antiquity

‘Eclipse’ is a new single released by Antiquity, co-produced by Minutes to Midnight.


Co-production: ‘Funky Bacterium’ by Antiquity

Written during the pandemic, this song is about the madness of the times. Loud, in your face, at a 100mph.


Release: ‘The Die Is Cast’

An autobiographical rumination about migrating in Europe during a time of populism. Remixing Ember Rev in collaboration with Antiquity.


Switch DAW: Logic to Pro Tools to REAPER (Pt 3)

In 12 months I’ve managed to revolutionize my workflow, twice. Part 3 of why I migrated to REAPER is about open architecture, development cycle, efficiency.


Switch DAW: Logic to Pro Tools to REAPER (Pt 2)

In 12 months I’ve managed to revolutionize my workflow, twice. Part 2 of why I migrated to REAPER is about customization, community, stock plug-ins.


Switch DAW: Logic to Pro Tools to REAPER (Pt 1)

In 12 months I’ve managed to revolutionize my workflow, twice. Part 1 of why I migrated to REAPER is about cost, multi-platform and a different workflow.


Mix: ‘Hidden Music’ by Dan Ecclestone

A delicate piano-centric album, ‘Hidden Music’ is another successful collaboration with multi-instrumentalist Dan Ecclestone.


Sound design: editing vocals

I transplanted a vocal performance from one song to a different one by manipulating pitch, formants and tempo. Plus, cleaning up historical speeches.


Sound design: Drums restoration

Painstakingly removing an insidious noise from a multi-track recording, plus various techniques for drum replacing and drum doubling.