"Be excellent to each other."
40 years old
My name is Nicholas. I am a lifelong underground music documentarian/recordist who has lived all over the West Coast and also Austin, TX. I have lived in Oakland, CA for the last 8 years and want to live here indefinitely, but I feel strong cultural ties to Pacific Northwest indie rock.
I currently have a "bee in my bonnet" to return social media back to being helpful to musicians, and I strongly feel Facebook has failed the music world. Literally every musician I have spoken with feels MySpace was a vastly superior platform for them than Facebook is. I am stoked this "fake" MySpace exists, and I hope to get a lot of new friends on it, but I am frustrated the music player on it only allows for one song, which isn't good enough. If the music player was able to contain a bunch of songs like the old MySpace did, then this site would be great.
Check out this (unfinalized) mix I'm working on of a song I recorded while a was a UCSC student for the Santa Cruz band The Loyal Sons and Daughters in 2003.
I did this for Death Songs (Nick Delffs):
I did this for the Oakland band Ötzi:
I did this for the Oakland band Tunnel Lights:
My friend Justin was really prolific with his cassette 4 track recording 20 years ago, and he did this song, which I did the mastering on:
I did this for the LA band Kmart:
I mixed this for Oakland/Santa Cruz artist Denney Joints:
I signed Nehemiah St-Danger to my record label. This song is on his record:
I recorded this when I lived in Austin, TX:
I'm trying to learn bare minimum CSS code so I can make this page look cooler, but I'm currently struggling with it. Hopefully I will figure it out soon.
This is my record label's Bandcamp site. Check out the records I've released and maybe buy one.
BTW although I hope to get my music friends onto this "fake" MySpace, I'm kind of interested that it currently seems to be mostly used by Gen Z people. Gen Z people are super interesting/exotic to me since I'm not friends with any of them nor have any close family who are Gen Z. I'm really curious to know what Gen Z people are interested in culturally, so I hope to learn some things on here.
New interesting friendly people.
Add me on SpaceHey! That site looks like there's going to be more development with it than this site. https://spacehey.com/profile?id=6310
hey! I've been trying out recording guitar for the first time. I always end up thinking about Void. I absolutely love how you did the guitars on that one! Maybe it's too big of a question to just ask like this, but how did you go about creating that heavy rhytmic sound? Also, how did you mix it so that the guitar sounds like its far out on both sides? I've been experimenting to no success and I don't know what to call it in order to find anything on google :(
I can tell you have a lot of passion in your work, thats awesome man, keep it up!
thnx 4 tha add!! loving tha music
thanks 4 the add! luv ur motto, party on dude ;D
non clean css
very nice songs
ur song is amazing! thx for da add :D
Nah Dude: I'm self-taught. After I got my BA at UCSC, I lived in Palo Alto for a year and a half, then went to Evergreen (in Olympia, WA) initially to be in their recording program, but I dropped out of that program after the 1st quarter because I felt the program was geared towards beginners and also that particular year the program was geared towards musicians, not engineers. I'm curious about subscribing to the "Mix With the Masters" online courses, which may be useful. It's taken me a long time to figure out the technology I like for recording and mixing. Right now I have both an analog mixer which I like for mixing rock music, and I have an analog summing setup which is good for music that should sound "cleaner," like this world music record I'm working on right now.
how did you get into music production? I am taking an online university course in mp right with the hopes of improving my recording and mixing. Did you have any formal education in music or have you mostly picked up knowledge as you've spent time in the field? :)
What cities do my new MS friends live in?
Done! Thanks for the tip, pierrotpablo!
I noticed you like to make long comments on ur page, you should try using the blogging feature on here instead, that way you can type as much as you want!
It's frustrating to me the cutoff age for people using Facebook seems to be like 24. People younger than that don't seem to be on Facebook. I would love to have some cool Gen Z Facebook friends, but apparently they just aren't on that site.
Besides apparently this site, what other social media platforms are used by Gen Z? Are they all on a phone, or are there popular websites?
christ man, i wish i was that productive https://i.ibb.co/gPrvBRf/thanksheh.png
I just spent 14 hours on a sound restoration project, 11 hours of it in one sitting. My brain is now fried.
-(argh - I guess long comments aren't allowed here)-
...media and was really happy to start a profile on here. Music people have very basic needs for a social media site that MySpace c. 2006 was basically perfect for. It's crazy to me that there is no current popular social media site that meets those basic needs.
Does anyone here have pages on the "actual" current www.myspace.com website? I set up a new account on it, and the site does work, but I really don't like the design of the layout. The site does have other massive problems that are preventing people from wanting to use it. I am currently getting a team of people together to try to approach MySpace corporate with our issues with the site, and it's possible they might do something about it, but I don't know how complicated it will be to fix the site. It's just insane to me that the site is currently just full of basically "broken" profile pages that the users aren't able to fix, so the site is basically currently a "graveyard." This "fake" MySpace I am typing this message into is much cooler to me than the "real" MySpace, but I don't know how many people who have accounts on here use the site often. I don't know if I will be able to convince my musician friends to start profiles on here. I love social
Hey - I will be adding more music to my page soon, so come back to check it out. I wish this site had a news feed like the old MySpace did.
damn nice music man! thanks for the add!
During the Covid-19 quarantine, I have recently discovered how incredibly comfortable sweatpants are (I strongly prefer the Hanes brand over Fruit of the Loom, though). I can't believe I've been depriving myself of this comfort my whole adult life.
THANKS 4 THE ADD >:)) ur music sounds so cool !!
"Be excelent, to each-other."
Damn that a good sentence
Yo! I'm somewhat in a small indie rock/folk punk scene in CA. Stuff has been pretty slow since COVID but before quarantine the scene was pretty active (yet small). I'm also a Gen Zer who has a odd conglomerate music taste...ranging from punk, alt rock, folk punk, experimental, rap, jazz, some funk, disco, etc etc.
YOUR MUSIC IS SO COOL
Thank you moot, I produced it.
this song is rly good :)
Thanks 4 the add!