Somehow I thought about one thing: sometimes one bass, a drummer and a pair of cymbals are enough to make people want to twitch from this primitiveness! Why it happens? What is the reason? In the process of studying this phenomenon, the theory of kacha was born, about which a series of articles is devoted. I can’t vouch that after reading them, your compositions will become hits, but I would be happy for that.
First of all, briefly about the theory of Kacha. Qual is a term coined by me that relates to drive. Kach can be part of the drive, but the drive can be without kacha. Qach first of all is a concept characterizing “dance”. Continue reading
If the sound engineer to whom you came, believes that there is a set of laws in the art of sound recording, and he is one of the elect who know them – run away from there. I reviewed a lot of literature and films on the techniques of mixing and mastering. I saw a huge number of obvious mistakes, but I repeat: There are no rules in art. As a result, some “errors” give a better result than “by the rules”. From all this it follows: do not become a lover of the “rules” yourself, let the sound producer do the work, do not put a cross on it. In the end, he may surprise you. Continue reading
A ballad is a narrative of a fantastic or dramatic nature. The word itself comes from the Italian “ball”, which means to dance. Once upon a time ballads were called dance songs. In the middle of the century ballads turned into narrative songs. They told about historical events, about people’s life, about knightly deeds. The most common theme of the German ballads was the exposure of the rich, who deceived the people and profited from it. And in the English ballads, which arose from the peasant heroic songs, it was told about the good advocate of the poor Robin Hood. There was a period when the ballad was reborn into a purely literary genre. Continue reading