Better Than The Book - Two Year On Album Reviews, Quote Posters from Vlad, Tales of Zale news, YouTube, and more!
It's been about 2 weeks since the last update, and 2 weeks since Better Than The Book "Two Years On" went live to the public! Lots of great feedback and responses to the album so far, and I've been busy with lots of other things too so there is much to share this week! Let's get started!
Firstly, as I've mentioned previously there has been some really great (and surprisingly detailed) feedback on the new Better Than The Book Album, Two Years On, especially on Newgrounds.com which has been a great community to be a part of since I started making music in my teen years. I've met a heck of a lot of good collaborators, clients and friends over there, and it's great to see them enjoying the new album. I can't post the reviews directly here, but if you're interested, please feel free to check out everyone's thoughts up on the Newgrounds stream. If you've yet to have a listen and/or wish to write your own reviews, check out the album below, and if you reeeeaaaally like it, feel free to pick up a copy on Bandcamp or iTunes!
Next on the list of things to share (also Better Than The Book related), Vlad from World Beyond has been super keen and created these lyric quote posters for some of the songs on Two Years On! Thanks so much for the hard work Vlad! Creative commons licencing states that I have to say that the TV image was originally from here, but other than that, it's all Vlad! I wouldn't mind one of those badges too! Nicely done!
Onto other news, the past 2 weeks have been busy mainly with album promo stuff, working on some orchestral arrangements for a school in CA (which is almost finished), and starting audio work on the new Tales of Zale Animations from Sif Perlt Savery AKA Hikarian. Nothing specific I can report on those at the moment, but that does lead me to some upcoming things:
First of all, over the next few months I'll be uploading videos for each of the new songs on the Two Years On Album to the Better Than The Book YouTube Channel, one per week on Wednesdays. I may make some other videos while I'm at it, but these 12 videos are a definite! Going on a similar trend here, I've got a lot of portfolio work to add to my main HurpADervish YouTube Channel from this orchestral arrangements commission, so when that's all finished, I'll be uploading weekly videos for those as well (not sure how many there'll be at the moment). I'd like to get back into making some Jabun music at some point soon too, and try making some actual videos for that too, but we shall see how the time goes. Anything you guys'd like to see/hear from any of these projects? Feel free to leave a comment/suggestion below.
That's it for this week! What's coming up next? Well look out for those new Videos on the BTTB YouTube Channel soon, and I'll be getting on with working on Tales Of Zale Audio and finishing off this orchestral commissions in the mean time. Spring's just around the corner too and I've been meaning to do a proper clean/sort/rearrange of the studio since the album went out, so I'll get around doing that once things quieten down a little. More Jabun music soon, hopefully? I've been writing down lots of ideas and recording snippits on my phone a lot recently (more Better Than The Book too!). Anyways, I hope you all have good weeks and as usual, thanks for supporting JabunAudio! Take care everyone.
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