A few months ago I ran a poll on what kind of blogs you wanted me write, and I was surprised that one of the top categories was personal stories from inside the music business.
My wife Sarah has started her own blog about three weeks ago, and I've been really impressed with her writing (marry someone who continues to surprise you with how talented they are- it's more fun).
This last week she posted a blog that really hit home for me. She blogged about the internal feelings of moving to Nashville, and did a better job of explaining how I felt about the whole experience than I've ever been able to put down on paper. So I decided to steal it for my blog this week.
If you enjoy short, well written, thought provoking blogs on a range of topics, give Sarah a follow at www.thenashvillwife.wordpress.com. Here's the article:
It's been a hot minute since I've posted about what I've been doing professionally (partly because it's been busy- yay!) In case you don't obsessively follow my instagram, here's what I've been up to the last three months:
In September it'll be just a little over 3 years of living in Nashville, and I've been incredibly grateful to be here. Looking back at the last three years of working, living, and experiencing Nashville, I put together a list of 5 things I wish I'd known when I first moved to Nashville looking for work in the music industry.
I’m a bit of a software junkie, and there’s been some really cool software stuff I’ve been using lately. Here’s a quick list of 5 new software toys I’ve really enjoyed over the last month:
Over the last few months I’ve had the honor to work with some amazing sidemen in Nashville. There’s something incredible about working with musicians that have dedicated their life to their craft, and there’s so much I’ve learned from watching them. Here are 10 things top session players do that sets them apart from the rest of the pack:
This week I have a guest blogger share a little bit about how to create compelling music for video games. I've always been intrigued by the way composers have to create cinematic scores while allowing extreme looping flexibility, and David really nails it with this post.
Without further ado, here's David Freeman's thoughts on creating great music for video game scores: