Reflections

Personal-ish thoughts about life and stuff.

Thoughts about owning a studio.

Posted May 31, 2009 @ 10:16 pm | Filed under: Reflections

Lately I’ve been a bit discouraged about the studio.  It’s becoming increasingly obvious to me that being commercially successful is a bit of a pipe dream.  I say this not just because it’s difficult to get clients (though I’ll admit we’ve hardly even tried), but also because I’m not particularly interested in commercial success.  I’ve got (what could be considered) a business degree, but I’m not a businessman by any stretch.

I was inspired recently when I visited Steve Voltz and Randy Schweinsberg’s studio in Pittsburgh.  It’s a really cool place that they’ve obviously put a ton of work into;  and as far as I know, they don’t intend to do much commercial work there.  Here are two guys doing what they love because they love it.

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welcome to the blacktown soundblog

Posted April 23, 2009 @ 9:56 am | Filed under: Reflections

this is the Blacktown Sound Labs blog.  Nothing to report yet.  Got a slick C64-inspired theme though.

10 PRINT "{shift-clr/home}";
20 FOR I = 1 TO 12 : PRINT : NEXT
30 PRINT SPC(14);"HELLO WORLD!"
40 GOTO 40
RUN

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* Extract the TTF files to $HOME/.fonts and run fc-cache -f -v (in Linux)
* Extract the TTFs to C:WindowsFonts (in Windows).