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About gazztastic

This blog is another attempt at self motivation to do these four things in a year: (In order of supposed difficulty) 1). Achieve at a 75% or higher in the JLTP 二級 test. 2). Write and record a song every two months 3). Learn all the modes in guitar, learn to play at least 3 classical pieces and learn to sweep pick. 4).......lose 10 kilos Should be doable if I can make myself get up and do them!!!!

I haven’t posted in over a year, the shame!!!!

Ohhh the shame of it all!  How could I, avid blogger that I am (not) allow myself to slip so.  ‘s not that bad though yea?  Have you all missed my ramblings in the typed format.    I feel like … Continue reading

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The day the earth stood still

Good day to you all!! It has been a long time since I have posted up here hasn’t it??  To all 6 of you who read this I am afraid that this post may not leave you satisfied if you … Continue reading

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Explain the usage of the 5 most important synthesis modules: Oscillator, Filter, Amplifier, Envelope, and LFO

Good day all, Here we are, the final assignment.  This has been a really great experience for me and I hope you can say the same.  Good luck on the final exam!! Lets do this!!! I will be discussing the … Continue reading

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Assignment 5: Within a musical context demonstrate the effective usage of two of the three types of modulated short delay effects (flanger, phaser, chorus).

Hey all, Gary here.  For this assignment I chose to demonstrate the (hopefully) effective usage of Flanger and Chorus on a piece of music I made while messing around in logic. I have never really understood how effects like flange … Continue reading

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Assignment # 4: Demonstrate how to reduce unwanted electrical and acoustical noise when recording.

Hey all, Gary here.  For this assignment I will be focusing on reducing unwanted acoustical and electrical noise in the home studio environment as that is the area where I have some experience.  Noise is any unwanted sound.  It is … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Automation practical: Logic Pro 9

Good day all, Gary here.  For this assignment I have chosen to mess around with Automation in the DAW I use: Logic Pro.  I picked this assignment because up until this course I had no idea what most of the … Continue reading

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Record audio in your DAW including preparing the project, creating the track(s), setting the click and countoff, and recording efficiently.

Hey everyone, Gary here.  As my last assignment was a little on the long side I shall do my best to keep this one nice and brief while (hopefully) showing you all how I record into my DAW (Digital Audio … Continue reading

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