According to String Theory, all objects in the universe are made up of hypothetical vibrating filaments (strings) and membranes of energy. Strings vibrate in a multi-dimensional spacetime. The vibration of the string in different dimensions determines whether it appears to be matter, light, or gravity to us in our 3 dimensional perception. Let's consider another … Continue reading Journey to the Sixth Dimension
The gigging season is pretty much over for 2016. Although I have had busier summers, the opportunities this past couple of months were evenly spaced across the calendar, so it was a better schedule. I have been taking a little break from serious practice, to invest in messing around with tones on guitar amps. After … Continue reading Off Season
There is a continuum of philosophy on the subject of naming guitars. Some people have strict rules that guitars should only have blues era female names. Others have a more playful whimsical approach. Then there are those who loathe the idea of naming a replaceable inanimate object, typing this with the sort of boredom induced … Continue reading Naming Guitars: My Guitar Stories to Date
I have started the process of setting up my performance schedule for the upcoming season. I'll add them to the calendar as I go, and start promoting closer to each event. My hope for this season is that I can achieve a more consistent schedule.
This is the music related stuff I am currently working on: Creating content for a Youtube channel. Simple one-take solo acoustic performances.Ongoing Development of live repertoire in preparation for summer season. Adding songs and refining the existing set.Recording and production experimentation in my home studio. Mostly private study that involves starting with a melodic "euro-disco" … Continue reading Activities
The famous double-slit experiment shows the duality of light which can behave as both a wave form and a particle. This experiment had the side effect of illustrating that observation can completely change the outcome of an event. When a camera films the experiment, the photons act as particles. However, when no observation takes place, … Continue reading Video as a Practice Tool
Life is a series of normal and unexpected changes. Resisting change creates strife, so my wish for yourself and myself is: Allow things to stream forward, finding a place in the flow, and then steer yourself in the direction you would like to go. Allow your route to reveal itself; your evolutionary pilgrimage of inspiration and discovery. … Continue reading Happy New Year
Wishing all my friends and followers a blessed Christmas, filled with joy and love. I appreciate your friendship. May your new year be filled with music, and may your dreams be realized. ... Jeff
This website has just been ported to a new host and platform. The Latest News category is restarted from scratch on this site. I will begin re-releasing articles in the "Musings" category on a piecemeal basis.
I am talking of the power conditioner. A power conditioner will correct problems with power supply that introduce noise into your sound equipment. Wiring in a building might be bad, motors, compressors, thermostat switches, fluorescent lights, some incandescent lights, even the activities of the power company as they load balance the grid; all of these … Continue reading The one Piece of Gear you Never Knew you needed