Finally statewerks is moving on…

So I have been talking about changing this blog and everything. I never got around doing that until now, this upcoming week I’m deleting or moving all previous posts. Simply cause they don’t work. I’m already rocking an ideal platform to conduct all these, before that I’m going to post a couple of pictures of the tablets I was using throughout the year and maybe write ups if i mange to do them. Until one!

Update: I’ve decide to make the old posts private. So anyone interested on the old statewerks hit me up here and I will pass them your way.

P.s. Posts will gradually disappear starting from now…

Half-time

With the death of the tablet, and my phone deciding to follow suit I’ve decided to leave Android and replace the phone with a windows Phone…Now I know that’s thinking backwards and all, but I just had to find a way to carry less stuff and stop the app addiction that I saw coming. Android just felt like Linux way too much for my liking and I personally believe Microsoft got it right with the Windows phone OS.

The Big question is how will I continue blogging about apps which I won’t be able to use? Well..I won’t be blogging about android apps until Android L comes out officially, that’s basically when I’m planning on replacing the tablet, for now news about android will come from guest posts and the like.

unfortunately I couldn’t complete the G-stomper Drumkit I was busy with, so I have decided to giveaway samples from the drum sample pack, this upcoming Friday. This post is already too long for my liking so I will end it here for now…more later.

On The news today:

Morning/Evening.

This past Sunday me and my brother A.kInGs decided to hook up a jam session at the park. We had 2 android Tablets running G-stomper and Caustic, plus a few tools like a nanokey midi keyboard and portable speakers. The session turned out dope, A.kInGs will write about it later. Next morning I planned on uploading the outcome of the session, then It happened….The tablet with the work died on us….Everything Gone including  beats A.kInGs made a week before. All works and material for the blog Gone…right now I have no idea what’s goin to happen…But a plan will come up…later…

What’s coming?

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Great things everyone. Hope everyone is having fun exploring the possibilities of mobile music production. Last time I talked about brainstorming new directions that the blog could take, after some thoughts I think I have something worthy. The main focus won’t change, only how it will be reported.

We have something special planned for this upcoming Sunday afternoon, if things go according to plan I will document it right here….Can’t get into details or offer clues yet…yet another waiting game!

P.s. old posts might get deleted in preparation for new content…Comments and suggestions welcome.

A not so Quick Greeting

Good morning/day/night.

Just noticed some posted didn’t get uploaded, with the tablet out of my hands for the time being I can’t get them uploaded.

No biggie though, I’m still planning on blogging about interesting stuff other then android apps. There’s a few ideas I have been brainstorming lately, mainly about the direction of the blog, seems like I will have to go with my original idea I had from the beginning. I will still talk about apps since seeing that’s my favorite pass time lately. Truth be told the whole mobile production high is no longer there, I miss working on the PC using DAWS like Podium and Reason. Now that’s not saying Android sucks for making music or anything, it’s just it’s no longer as exciting  plus it’s limiting. I have a few “big” projects that I will be working on from the next upcoming weeks, I tried finding a way of incorporating the apps but it just won’t work. Although I have a few surprises planned for the blog, like the G-stomper Drumkit and etc…plus I might upload free beats made with G-stomper and Caustic…just have to get these bloody exams out the way.

Christopher EP 1926: Explanation and breakdown

01. The Both of Us (Intro)

The idea behind this is two souls drowning from external influences of the world. Starts the tape off nicely

02. When we used to fool around

Here I tried to capture the feel I had, in a way lighter angle, otherwise this joint was destined to be depressing. Got comments on the drums, people asking where they come from…It’s all from drumbreaks, specially treated by yours truly!. None groundbreaking though.

03. A day for a minute (A.kInGs Tribute)

This is based on a sample my brother @Ardkings used for our previous tape. I had the sample chopped up on recycle, never used it until now. Kinda surprised how well it worked using Caustic 2. Accidentally this might be my 1st beat on Caustic 2.

04. Still like the sweet her

It’s heartbreaking seeing someone in your life change right in front of you, then they start drifting away…I always liked the sweet her (Got more beats and scripts with the same title).

05. 1926 Circus

Here I wanted To have fun, Flipped the sample, got the drums from a pack I made specially for this tape (I’m lying), added other tiny things, sequenced It and exported it all under an 1 hour….it’s that DIRT!

06. Both of Us can’t be gone (Outro)

Death comes in many forms, no really knows why….

While this took longer then expected, a friend wanted to know what’s up with the track names and such, so This basically the breakdown of each beat, I might still document the technical side if there’s interest…hope this makes the tape clearer and you can get where I was going with it. Next might be on the way, leftovers from the session. 90s hip hop heads I’m still prepping!!!
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