Bradenton Ambient is an ambient album featuring organic, outdoor field recordings morphed into rhythmic melodies against lush, evolving pads and deep, soundscape-propelling bass. The organic field recordings used in every song have all been recorded in Bradenton, Florida in the areas the songs are based at. The field recordings have been turned into pieces of music. Each song is about an area of Bradenton based on what inspires the musical elements of the song.
Bayshore Gardens is the first ambient song I created for the album. Bayshore Gardens started out as a test to see if I could create ambient music that was unique but a repeatable process. Creating Bayshore Gardens proved I could create the kind of ambient music I envisioned in Continue reading →
One of the most interesting elements of the song are the birds. I went into the De Soto park, walked into some of the trails and recorded the sounds of birds in the area. In order to create a rhythmic, melodic sound for the birds, I setup two PEQ-2 equalizers, a Synchronous, a microMix 6 channel Continue reading →
The vibe of the song comes from the fact one of the reasons I’m in Oneco (as opposed to just passing through it) is when I’m getting one of my cars worked on. That’s where the steel sound comes from in the song. I did a field recording of a mechanic as he hammered metal on an engine. I used that sound in combination with Continue reading →
I wanted this song to give that feeling of driving on this road. It’s not always about driving fast, sometimes (especially in the day time) it’s just about cruising on the road. It’s so quiet and peaceful, most times the only sound you’ll hear other than your own car is the sound of cars driving by in the Continue reading →