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Category Archives: Music

Remote Piano Lessons via Skype or (preferably) Hangouts-On-Air in “Studio” mode Tutorial

Here is a somewhat advanced tutorial on how to give remote piano lessons (or any instrument, really) using a virtual instrument (VSTi) ASIO host. I use Cantabile 3 in this video as the  VSTi host, Voicemeeter Pro “Banana” as a virtual mixing board, and I show both how to use Skype and Hangouts-On-Air. A zip… Continue Reading

Samplitude Hardware Controller Mapping – Pro X2 & Pro X3

I am about to make a video showing how I set up my Akai MPK249 and Alesis QX49 controllers, as well as the knobs on my Kawai K5000 additive synth and the sliders and buttons on my Peavey PC1600x controller box to control various settings in both the mixer and within plugins.   Before I… Continue Reading

Terry’s Live Music Show #4 – Dissonance Without Being Ugly

*Terry’s Live Music Show #4 – Dissonance Without Being Ugly* *Please view/listen in 720p HD mode for the 192kbps audio quality.* This week the challenge is to produce as much “Pretty” music with dissonance as possible, composed live from the two Korg Wavestations and the Kawai K5000s. Dissonance is usually associated with painful, annoying or… Continue Reading

Terry’s Live Music Show #3 – Space Music Deluxe!

First try! Revisited! *Terry’s Live Music Show #3b – Space Music Deluxe – Revisited!* Please watch at 720p to hear the Live Streaming audio at 192kbps! This week the challenge is to produce as much “Space Music” as possible, composed live from the two Korg Wavestations and the Kawai K5000s. See the first show for… Continue Reading

Terry’s Live Music Show #2 – Melody Challenge

This is the second “Live Composition” conceptual music program, where the challenge this week is on melodies. I am taking chord patterns and working them against individual notes to see how many melodies I can churn out. Some of these may have already been discovered, but as this is a live experiment, fair use applies… Continue Reading

Terry’s (Live) Music Show #1 – How I Roll – Live Composition and High Risk Conceptual Art

Terry’s (Live) Music Show *How I Roll – “Conceptual Music” – Live Composition and High Risk Conceptual Art* This program of Live Composition on various synthesizers, the first of 12 weeks of daily shows I’m doing in seven subject areas, is fitting as the launching program for the series, as all of these shows will… Continue Reading