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Musical Fun with Disturbed and a 7-String

Because all work and no play makes Jack, or in this case Eric, a dull boy, I decided to try out a quick experiment.  I’ve used a combination of some ear training, and Camtasia to make this a fun project. I’m a fan of somewhat heavier music, and Disturbed recently came out with a new album.  I decided to learn …

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Capturing the moment – More than just the content

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned in writing and recording music is that you don’t just write a song, you capture a moment. It holds true for music, conversation and even the written word. It’s not often thought about while you are doing it but when you step away you will find that it is absolutely true. Case …

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Watch this Film: Jason Becker – Not Dead Yet

Today was a lucky and interesting day. It started with some weekend work tasks, which as anyone in IT knows is fairly standard issue. During the course of the day I was monitoring my Twitter feed and I saw this tweet from @JasonBeckerFilm: So I emailed the team at http://JasonBeckerMovie.com and as luck would have it, I was given tickets …

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Recipe for the DiscoPosse PodCast

A few people have asked about what goes into the DiscoPosse PodCast so I want to break down the 4th wall and bring you all inside. I’ve been doing recording and musical performing off and on for many years and I can honestly say that the technology today could have reduced what was often days of work on recording and …