midisparks

midisparks

music for art
  • From : Harrisburg, United States
  • Joined : Sun 24th Oct 2010, 6 years ago

About Me

conservatory trained late '70s early '80s. freelanced and was poor in 80s early 90s. got married, had a kid, got a real degree and job mid 90s. started up with midi and electronic composition around 2005. host a music and art site and write for that. www.audiosparksforart.com

Instruments I play

oboe (once upon a time), peck at piano, like to sing

Software I Use

FL Studio, Audacity (for some mastering)

Hardware I Use

yamaha DGX-200, homebuilt desktop AMD FX/8320 Black Edition CPU, ASUS M5A97 motherboard, solid state HD, Scarlet2i2 USB audio interface

Listening To Right Now

hip hop, smooth jazz, r&b, national public radio, , trashy white bands, anything with angry guitar solos, anything on the fringes of tonality

10 Favourite Albums

is there such a thing still as an "album"

My Influences / Fav Artists

Marcel Tabuteau (mid-20th century french oboist),Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky, Schonberg, big band, led zeppelin, jethro tull, late beatles

My Music Sounds Like

nothing in particular that I am aware of. odd-meter influence of old-school rebels like frank zappa. lyrical quality from classical routes.

In My Other Life I ...

work as a budget analyst for the commonwealth of PA
From The Forums
Watched Forum Threads