So many thoughts. So little time.

BCF2000 Mackie (LC) Mode functions for MOTU Digital Performer (tested with DP9.53)

I’m working on this mapping chart for MOTU Digital Performer and the Behringer BCF2000 controller and could use some help with a few of the items. Where this document currently says “Does Nothing” there almost surely are functions being performed that I simply am not aware of. Capabilities Discovered So Far Level Controls: Volume sliders… Continue Reading

Voicemeeter Upcoming Video Topics

I will soon be making some short videos that each cover a specific aspect of Voicemeeter. Voicemeeter is a complex piece of software, comprised of many individual elements which each warrant their own separate explanation. The following are the topics I think are important. For instance, a video on strip one and the other hardware… Continue Reading

How to find a job where they aren’t

How to find a job that doesn’t exist… (at least, it isn’t visible yet!) Before we get started, I’d like to ask you a few questions, the first of which being: if you apply for a job being advertised in a newspaper or job service or agency, will you be the only person being interviewed… Continue Reading

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

First One of Terry Leigh Britton’s Blue Juice Jubilee Variety Show!

This is the FIRST Sunday Evening Edition of my New Variety Show! A variety show. Something awesome you can leave on in the background in place of CNN or Fox News. (Well, there’s really nothing as surreal as Fox News… but I’ll try!) Featuring Music! Readings! Special Guests! Philosophy! Tech-Talk! Q&A! This week will include… Continue Reading

Terry’s Photoshop Show #5 – More Non-Destructive Editing Methods

In this week’s show, we are going to discuss many more techniques for non-destructive editing, with a quick review of using layers and masks, but then diving into using the Image duplicate techniques, more mode-combining tricks, painting into layers with the brush, layer blending tricks and an awesome sharpening approach – all without ever damaging… Continue Reading

Aspiration: Choosing to be Happy
The Abundance Project, Week 4

The Abundance Project – Aspiration vs. Goal Setting With John Harris (do yourself a favor and add him to your circles) https://plus.google.com/+JohnHarrisOnGoogle/posts http://empower-yourself.com This show was inspired by a discussion I had with my students when I taught college and led to me writing an article on aspiration vs. goal setting which they read and… Continue Reading

Terry’s Photoshop Show #4 – Photoshop LAB Channel Tricks & A/B Channel Masks

In this week’s show, we are delving further into a very powerful tool in Photoshop’s arsenal – the L*A*B color space and how to use the channels, masks and the Applied Color tool with it. Much thanks to color master Dan Margulis for alerting the world to the techniques possible using this mode. Recommended reading:… Continue Reading

Terry’s Photoshop Show #3 – Photoshop LAB Channel Tricks – Color Contrast vs Luminosity Contrast

In this week’s show, we are delving into a very powerful tool in Photoshop’s arsenal – the L*A*B color space and how to use the Curves adjustment layers with it. Much thanks to color master Dan Margulis for alerting the world to the techniques possible using this mode. Recommended reading: http://www.amazon.com/Photoshop-LAB-Color-Adventures-Colorspace/dp/0321356780 This is the third… 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 #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

3 Things ExpressionEngine can do that WordPress simply cannot

I’m a programmer who uses the ExpressionEngine CMS to run some pretty data-intensive websites. Data intensive! WordPress is a great platform, don’t get me wrong. (This page and most of my other personal pages are all WordPress sites.) But if you’ve got data, you want something like ExpressionEngine. Here’s why. If/Then statements. Anywhere on any… Continue Reading