Mike & The Machine - Episode 1: The Centaur

Mike & The Machine - Episode 1: The Centaur

Here we are! Video numero uno. I'll keep it short.

In this blog series I'm challenging myself to compete with a online mastering algorithm. Being in a quiet room by yourself for hours on end can start to feel a bit weird, so why not throw some fun in the mix? My current opponent is the new Lydian engine from the brilliant minds at LANDR.

Oil & Canvas

Oil & Canvas

Let’s talk about Picasso.

Most people know of him as an artist and painter. And rightly so. 95% of his known art is oil on canvas. Although Picasso was at his best while painting, his art manifested themselves in many other forms.

He wrote several plays, designed sets for ballet, and sculpted with wood, clay, and wax. On his death bed he drew on his X-Ray developments.

Room To Grow

Room To Grow

I hate karaoke. With a passion.

I’ve found there are two ways to win at that miserable game—neither of which I’m capable of.

  1. Wow the crowd with your incredible pipes
  2. Sing just bad enough and make it funny

After slogging through Bohemian Rhapsody, here are a few things I’m muttering to myself on the walk of shame back to a now lukewarm Shiner:

What To Do With The Machine

What To Do With The Machine

LANDR, an AI based online mastering service, has caused quite the stir in the worldwide music community. Several rival factions have taken up arms on audio forums worldwide.

The three main reactions are as follows: