A quick walkthrough using Serum to design a pulsating, contemporary analog sounding synthesizer preset.
As with most of my blog posts, this is an excerpt from a Facebook Group discussion. I responded to a “how much is too much distortion” question like this: Creative distortion is essential in modern music, and the key I think is twofold, as long as the volume is reasonable: (a) the more distorted, the shorter we want Read more about When Is Distortion Too Much?[…]
Someone posed a question on a Facebook group about getting out of a rut, regarding harmonic progressions. I wrote this in response … sharing it here just in case someone finds it helpful. Traditionally I think a composer really showed their chops in the development section(s) … what can you do to *develop* a particular Read more about Creativity Is Easy – How to Avoid Writer’s Block[…]