A typical day

A typical day

I do get a few emails once in a while that ask a little bit more about my life. I thought writing about a typical day for me would be an awesome way to share that with you guys. Again, I do appreciate everyone that contacts me. I love all my readers and I am glad that my blog has picked up in a relatively short time. I usually wake up early in the morning, say something like 7am. It has always been a habit to wake up this early. I also should mention I do it without an alarm whatsoever. I love waking up naturally in the morning, so I have trained myself to just wake up whenever it’s time. I work at 10am every day anyway so I have some runtime if I ever get late, which never happens. I get a morning tea from Starbucks and bring along my laptop, which thanks...

Why I got into sound engineering

Why I got into sound engineering

For those that don’t know or didn’t read this page, I used to do a bunch of sound engineering for a band called The Long Winters. Now I am the director of technology for a great firm and handle a multitude of hardware. But it all started when I was playing with my electronic keyboard back when I was just starting college. I had the classic MD-2000. Playing around with it was really exciting, as I kept working on different sounds. That’s actually when I thought I should go into music engineering. Not because I loved music, but because I liked the different sounds my keyboard could make. I connected the keyboard to the computer I got for my birthday and got to work with some programs. FL Studio was the cheapest option at the time, and it still...