Hey champions! Vespers here! At one time or another, all artists struggle with focus, productivity and completion of projects they’re satisfied with. Over my time as a musician and entrepreneur, […]
Here’s some video footage from my set at The Grove Stage at Shambhala Music Festival last summer. Video by Syd Woodward and Jim Vanderhorst. The track playing in the background […]
I’ve been publishing random daily tips on my Facebook page lately, then aggregating them into a blog post at the end of the week. There’s no rhyme or reason to […]
13 Free tracks from Vespers, Enjoy! Vespers & Moontricks – Snake In A Bottle Baby Bash – Suga Suga (Vespers Supafly Remix) Odesza – Say My Name (Vespers & BuLGi […]
In this video we talk about the brain and what each of the hemispheres do. The left side of the brain is for logical reasoning, analytical skills, mathematics etc. The […]
As we write electronic music, I think there’s massive value in seeking out teachers you can meet with in person. One of the ways I do that with music is..
Zen as it applies to the process of music production. I’ve found many parallels between the book Zen and the Art of Archery, and the art of music production
A few months ago I had the pleasure of catching up with one of my favorite producers of all time; Ott. His music is beautifully organic, pristinely mixed, psychedelic midtempo. […]
So, an update from Vespers labs. I’m in the process of moving from Salt Spring Island, where I’ve been hibernating in my ghetto cottage studio for 5 months, to Victoria […]
Bubbles in the Jungle is a high-energy, tribal, glitch hop tune I wrote and released for an EP called Put Down the Gun, released on Pop & Lock Records. I […]
Vespers, Ableton Live Certified Trainer, discusses the best things to upgrade on your audio production computer. We discuss hardware such as RAM, solid state hard drives, SATA drives, data doublers, DSP cards like the UAD-2, and sound cards like the Apogee Duet.
Jake Perrine, Ableton Live Certified Trainer, and author of Sound Design, Mixing and Mastering in Ableton Live, speaks about Mastering your music. He’s been teaching musicians like you for over 10 years and is an incredibly talented individual.
In this video tutorial, Jake covers: compression settings, using EQ Eight to add top end “air” to the vocal while removing unwanted frequencies, gating, and the use of reverb and filtered delays on return channels. Loads of great tips here, enjoy!
Interview with Random Rab where we discuss how he produces his music, the gear he uses, musical theory, production secrets, and the music business.
Stop comparing yourself and your productions to releases by well established successful artists. Always do your best. Accept where you’re at. Focus your mind on what you’re grateful for (in general and about your music). Take stock of what you did well in the tune and where you learned or gained ground as a producer. Stop comparing so much. Acknowledge that you are expressing your own unique sound. Enjoy the journey :)
I recently traveled down to Orcas Island in the US to interview Jake Perrine, author of the book Producing Music with Ableton Live. Jake is a Certified Ableton Trainer who […]
This video is about focus in the studio and how to deal with distractions. Enjoy! Here’s an awesome blog post from a neuroscientist about this topic as well. Click […]
Here’s the update on my new Open Source album concept. Get ready for it! Love and light.
Check out the Satellite. Review of the Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Quad, firewire DSP accelerator card for mixing and mastering with powered plugins.