September 2022 blog post: Monthly updates including a trailer for Sif Savery's Tales of Zale Episode 3 (which I'm doing sound for), a feature celerating Roland's 50th anniversary, an exclusive Jabun ambient live jam for the $10 patrons + more!
September 2022 blog and Patreon post: Monthly updates including a trailer for Sif Savery's Tales of Zale Episode 3 (which I'm doing sound for), a feature celerating Roland's 50th anniversary, more BTTB horn updates, An exclusive Jabun ambient live jam for the $10 patrons + setting and reflecting on more goals!!
Hi everyone and hope you're having a good summer! It's been turbo busy over here working on the amazing thing in the title so let's get on with the updates and get straight to that!
After much hard work from a tonne of talented people, the time has almost come and I'm super pleased to finally be able to announce that I'll be mixing audio again for the latest episode of Tales of Zale!
Check out the trailer and mark September 7th on your calendars because this is one you won't want to miss! A huge thanks to Sif Perlt Savery for having me on the team! It's been undoubtly the most challanging and ambitious animation I've been a part of to date!
Onto other updates, despite such a busy month, I still managed to get a full 3 more horn parts finished for the upcoming Better Than The Book projects (as well as playing around with some other stuff)! Just one more horn part to go, and it's SOOO close, but not quite done yet so I'll be aiming to finish that off in September!
Meanwhile and lastly for the news this time, the synth/music-tech company Roland is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and to celebrate they asked people to send in their stories of how Roland has changed and enriched their lives! Among the countless stories, it looks like they've chose not just mine but also my twin Eamon (who used to work for the company)'s stories to publish! Super cool! They're staggering the posts, so mine's not up just yet, but you can read the story of how Eamon got me my trusty Tr-08 drum machine for Christmas while working as the Roland rep in Andertons! They've even featured "Waves" from the Tides album on their blog too. That's pretty darn cool! I hope you enjoy the read and look forward to sharing with you my own drum machine related story (again another present from Eamon) when it's up!
Roland & Me feature: https://articles.roland.com/roland-and-me/
And finally for this month, some goal setting and reflecting as usual! Last time I set just the single goal to finish up those BTTB horn parts, and with 3 out of 4 complete, despite knowing how busy things would be with other things, I'm pretty pleased with progress! With that said, here are the (some probably obvious) goals I'll be setting this month!
1) Finish Tales of Zale Episode 3
2) Finish the final Better Than The Book horn part
3) Replace the cable on my studio headphones (if possible)
Those first 2 goals I'm sure will be doable, though I do aim to take it easier this month once Tales of Zale Episode 3 is out, it's been quite the busy adventure! That last goal is one I've been meaning to do for a while but kept putting off until this big project was done. I've had my main studio headphones since before Two Years On was recorded, and with the amount of times I've accidentally ran over the cable with my chair or caught it on things, it's a miracle it hasn't needed replacing sooner really! Some research to do, but they're nice headphones so if I can just replace the cable, that'll be the goal! Wish me luck and I hope you have a good month ahead too!
That about wraps up the post for this time. If you're a $10 patron you have a new exclusive Jabun live ambient modular synth jam to look forward to, but until next month I hope you have a great September to come and thanks as always for supporting my work however you can! Take care and enjoy the new episode of Tales of Zale on September 7th!
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