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Day 20. I don't have spare hands 

Unfortunately. My inspiration today — Genesis' "Snowbound". Fantastic song, its sound makes you immediately succumb to the atmosphere of crystal clear empty snowy deadly soulless air. 

I had to cut it down to one chord progression and…

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Day 19. Harmonize it 

Solved the problem with BiasFX with its muffled sound (or I was using it wrong, who knows) by ditching the app and learning a new one: Harmonizr!

It does a really good job self-harmonizing or transforming that tweety flute…

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Day 18. Back to the roots 

So, recently on Tiktok I heard a tiny piece of music in the beginning of some challenge. How do you do, fellow kids?

Anyways, the harmonies in this piece of music triggered some brutal russian-ness in me, and I…

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Day 17. Too good at goodbyes 

Expectation for today: perform an elegant theft of a very cute melody I heard on Tiktok, appropriate and make a track out of it.

Reality: my ears hurt from wearing headphones for 3 hours straight, but still no track…

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Day 16. I had a suspicion 

that my parents forgot to invite a certain GarageBand-affiliated witch to my first birthday, so she cursed me to end up with GarageBand no matter what I try.

Anyways, today I broke that curse and didn't even touch the…

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Day 14. How to make your nightmare come true 

Ok, not exactly a nightmare, but an idea, that comes to your not exactly right mind right after you start falling asleep. 

It's easy:

  1. Try to fall asleep with 75% success, be very sleepy
  2. Yet have a short…
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Day 13. Meditation 101 

Imagine you're in a happy place.

Chant with me in E-flat major:

Omm I didn't really loop much today

Omm I installed Enso for ambient new-agey loops

Omm I love it it works fantastic but I…

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Day 12. Almost 

I need to come up with more scientific names for my presets and regions...

When you learn from own mistakes and redo your Audiobus setup almost daily:

When you add up voices but don't know names of…

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Day 11. Special guest 

My best friend lives a long-ish train ride away from me, so today I only had my "train kit" on me: iPad, crappy earpods, Alesis and in addition my flute in the backpack.

At my friend's I made another…

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Day 10. Don't touch it 

Thought of the day: if it works, don't touch it. I locked myself out of my favourite Bias FX for the day just by putting my wandering hands on the MIDI button. It then stuck on a "no MIDI" notification…

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Day 9. How to make your first live loop 

1. Get reunited with your little gear

2. Plug everything in 

3. Only hear the piercing silence

4. Watch tutorials in tears

5. Read forums in despair

6. Google "meditation"

7. Get back to…

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