24 August 2015
Time Flies! Sometimes it’s hard for us to believe that the concept of Eclectic Verve began in the summer and fall of 2010 and that our band has officially been around since 2011. Sometimes it seems a lot longer, sometimes it doesn’t seem it’s been nearly half a decade. However, the calendar is a data... Read More
23 July 2015
Computer-Generated Instrumentation Along with the standard instruments such as drums, bass, and guitars, most modern music also makes judicious use of samples and computer-generated instrumentation. On I Wanna, Iguana!, Kent used several effects and instruments generated from the computer. Creating Effects The animal sound effects on “Monkey Talk” were modified from stock sounds in our... Read More
11 July 2015
Eclectic Verve's second album release is similar to a farmer's harvest.
07 July 2015
Once the drums, bass, guitars and MIDI instrumentation are recorded, the vocal tracks are recorded.
25 June 2015
After the songwriting is done and the collateral material has been created, the expensive part of creating music—professional sound recording—begins.
23 June 2015
The release of the second Eclectic Verve album is slated for July 11, 2015. Order your copy today.
18 June 2015
After the songwriting is done, a musician has additional preparation if the desire is to record an album.
11 June 2015
I follow a general process incorporating aspects unique to each album when I'm writing music. The inception of our current project began at the end of 2012.
09 March 2015
I think the act of songwriting can be fascinating to people unfamiliar with the life of a singer/songwriter, but my intent with this post...
06 February 2015
Eclectic Verve is evolving. Read about our latest project.