Where are the choruses?

Modern electronic pop songs rarely have big choruses. They only have some cut’n’paste instrumental pieces where the chorus used to live. I think it’s boring! I think artists aren’t trying hard enough. I find it really hard to get excited about such lame excuses for a chorus. I certainly try to write choruses that are … Read more

Social media should not be your top priority

I’m kind of bored of feeding content to all the social media beasts. I used to care about follower counts, but then again, followers are no good unless they really care about you. It’s a full time job to chase the fame on any social media platform. Of course it can be really beneficial to … Read more

New 2015 Apple MacBooks are even worse for musicians than earlier models

In an earlier rant I talked about the current MacBooks being a bad choice for musicians. Now Apple has decided to make things even worse. They have decided to make it more portable, at a very fucking high cost of performance and connectivity. It will also suck to use these computers for any kind of … Read more

Nexus 2 eLicenser dongle is the reason why we’re abandoning this wonderful software synth

Nexus 2 was one of our favorite synths. It was straightforward and sounded great. It’s a pity that we had to stop using it. The only reason for this is that we really can’t risk using a dongle while on the road. It breaks easily, and if it breaks, there’s no backup system. If we … Read more

Successful musicians are committed

What separates “mediocre” bands and “successful” bands? By mediocre I mean a band that is not very popular. They might have good songs and all, but they’re not really concentrated on becoming successful. And why would a band want to be successful, and a potential sell-out? Because successful bands can earn a living by doing … Read more