If you’ve been keeping up, my music-making PC died in the final throws of finishing up More Awesome Than Awesome. It took a while to get it all my software together working on a new one, but I think I’m finally ready to get back into it. I even have Sonic Foundry Acid 4.0 working on it, as well as possible, at least. Why? Because I’m preparing my 2010 album, Modus Operandi, for an official 2019 release! Continue reading “Random Blog Post #19”
I usually post these in December, but this year I wanted to wait until the year was over to even start writing it. Why? I don’t know. Whatever the case, here’s my annual writeup of notable likes and dislikes of 2018. Side note: I’ve had this written for weeks before posting it. It’s not a super entertaining read or even exhaustive by a long shot, but…whatever. Continue reading “Robby Reviews 2018”
Here we go. I like to write these retrospectives after I release an album. Whether or not anyone likes reading them is a different story, but…whatever. Leading up to the release of the album, I gave a decent amount of looks behind the scenes. But these retrospectives are kind of long form and include audio clips and such. The plan was to publish this long before now, but I felt like part of the story is to see how it performed after the release. So this is going to be cool, maybe. Let’s get to it.
You can read a lot about the recording of More Awesome Than Awesome in previous posts below. I don’t want to rehash old information. Let me just tackle each track individually. I’ll try to keep the commentary to a minimum. Continue reading “More Awesome Than Awesome – The Retrospective”
Boom. My new album, More Awesome Than Awesome, is now available everywhere. Well, almost everywhere. Here are some links to the more popular outlets. For some reason, it’s not on YouTube yet. Every other time I’ve put out an album, it gets put on YouTube the same time as everything else. If it doesn’t go up today, I’ll get it up there tomorrow.
If your preferred music-listening-place isn’t listed below, search for it wherever you do listen to music. It should be everywhere by now except for Pandora (because it’s hard to get music put on there) and YouTube (see previous paragraph).
It’s a weird album. I spent much more time and money on this thing than I have any of my other albums. Not that that makes it inherently better than my other albums, but I suppose it makes me more eager to spread the word.
In the next month sometime, I’ll probably put up some kind of retrospective on the album, going into detail about the recording and overall production of the album. I’ll try to include some outtakes, clips of demo versions of the songs, etc. It should be a fun read.
Anyway, listen to More Awesome Than Awesome, if you’re bored or whatever. And tell everyone you know about it too.
Oh. I also put up a cool shirt available on Amazon that you might like too. Go here for that.
Would you believe it? I’m releasing a new album finally, and it comes out next Friday! Now isn’t the time for me to pimp my new stuff too much. I’ll do that next Friday and talk more about the album after that sometime. Right now, I just want to let you know of some of the places where you can preorder it now.
Amazon: Preorder More Awesome Than Awesome now, and you’ll even be able to download one of the tracks, “Stick It to the Man,” immediately.
Bandcamp: If you want the most flexibility in file format, Bandcamp is the way to go. On top of that, you get “Stick It to the Man” right away, and it’s also probably the cheapest way to get the album and/or single tracks, since I set the pricing myself. Other outlets set their own prices. Also, you can get a nice discount if you choose to buy all my music there at once.
iTunes: Like on Amazon and Bandcamp, you can preorder the album now and get “Stick It to the Man” at the time of purchase. All the cool kids buy their stuff on iTunes.
New Shirt: I’ve got a cool new shirt on Amazon too. Get it if you haven’t already.
A new album cycle means new merch! Here’s a new design available on Amazon right now, available in a variety of colors (black, olive, dark heather grey, and purple) in both men’s and women’s styles. The text comes from a cool song on More Awesome Than Awesome called “Nutracreligious, Pt. 1.” It’s only $15. Go get it by clicking this link.
More Awesome Than Awesome is my next album. It is awesome. It is more awesome than awesome. Sometime next month (probably), I’ll post a big retrospective with more details about what went into producing the album. Today I’ll give more of a synopsis. To start, here’s the cover art: Continue reading “More Awesome Than Awesome: What Is It?”
Holy crap! It’s been forever since I last posted here! Well, I have lots of good news. My new album isn’t quite done yet, but it’s super close. So much so that I’m going to start publishing posts to talk about each song individually next week. This post is going to be all weird and disjointed. It’s after midnight, and I feel sad or something.
Anyway, yeah, it’s been a long time since I last posted a real update here. I still feel good about the album, but I suppose I do have concerns. As you may know, I haven’t put out a full-length album since 2015. So this new album, More Awesome Than Awesome, is made up stuff I’ve worked on since then, and even stuff from as far as back 2013. Continue reading “Random Blog Post #18”
I’m in the final stages of producing my new album. Last weekend was very productive. At the moment, I have 14 songs set to appear on the album. It’s fun to talk about things in a theoretical sense, so that’s what I’m going to do now. This will be even more fun for you because you haven’t heard most of what I’m talking about. Continue reading “My Next Album Will Be Better or Worse Than My Old Stuff”
My new album Heat Stroke came out 3 years ago! It was unleashed unto the world on January 27th, 2015. I wanted to document the writing, recording, and preparation for release of the album. You know, just in case someone cares. I think I genuinely care, but maybe there are others out there that might be interested. Some of this might have already mentioned in the Recording Heat Stroke series, but this should be less fluffy. I’ll preface this by saying I’ve rewritten this retrospective once completely, and again once or twice partially. Originally, I talked a little bit about each song in the order that I remembered working on it. I thought it would be more interesting that way, but after reading it over, I decided that wasn’t the case. And that’s mostly because for about half of the songs I wasn’t absolutely sure when I started working on them. Or if I did remember the order, I was going back and forth between them all the time, so it was hard to say which I really started in which order. Anyway, I’ve since reworked this so that the songs are talked about in the order that they appear on the album. Enjoy. Continue reading “Heat Stroke – The Retrospective”