Threads Going Off Topic

Once again I have had to spend hours fixing a topic that went off thread after I explicitly asked folks not to. Transferring all of the replies to a new topic broke the Recent Replies widget and is now fixed.

In the future ANY replies off topic will be deleted and frequent violators will be banned. Sorry to be harsh but it’s really frustrating to start reading a topic that captures your interest and have it wander in and out of another topic. It’s equally annoying and frustrating to spend hours fixing it. If you want to go off topic please start a new topic!

You have been warned! 🙂

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EMBERTONE INTIMATE STRINGS – REVIEW

Embertone Stringsby PJG

In the last few years, Embertone has specialized in detailed, affordable virtual instruments: from the classic sound of the clarinet to the exoticism of the erhu and the insanity of the mouth trumpet – their products are always deeply sampled and beautiful scripted. And during all this time their solo strings have been Embertone’s flagship, starting with Friedlander Violin in 2013 and finishing with Leonid Bass early this year. Completing the series, Blakus Cello and Fischer Viola: it is always nice when libraries give their performers proper due. Continue reading

The 80% Rule

Music Composerby Robin Munson

Years ago, when I was taking the yoga teacher training, I remember something my mentor, Christy, said that has stayed with me ever since. We were talking about how hard it is to be consistent in your practice – whether we’re talking about meditation, or asana (the physical poses of yoga), or for some of us, composing music. We start out with the best of intentions (New Year’s resolutions, anyone?). And then life happens. We had planned to live on vegetables and whole grains from now on, but a friend presented us with a homemade chocolate cake. We were going to study all weekend every weekend, but the sun came out and lured us to the beach. Continue reading