This is my first experiment with making a game for one of my songs. I still have a lot to learn, but I want to post whatever I finish to track progress.
The song is Become What You Are.
Press left and right to move, press z to jump, and press x to shoot.
Even though it's almost February, I wanted to share some goals that have been bouncing around in my head. Most of these goals stem from work I started last year... It took a lot of self-searching to get to begin these goals, and I want to keep the momentum going throughout 2016 and beyond.
I have a list of a 4 tangible goals that I started this blog with, but I just decided I should start with the real shit first. I mean, isn't the core/foundation really the most important thing? This year, I'm striving to be as honest, transparent, and no bullshit as possible. The good the bad, the everything... just my sincere perspective.
These last few weeks have been an exciting time in my music career... I had the privilege to go out on the road with the Afrobeat/Afrodisco band Kokolo, as well as perform at Lincoln Center with some Boogaloo Salsa legends.
Kokolo played festivals in Italy, Greece, Belgium, Croatia, and Canada. The band was killing, and we got to connect with a lot of fans, promoters, and musicians. Here are some pictures from the tour!
If you know me in real life or online at all, you are aware of my electric bass obsession. I can't tell you how grateful I am to play bass, and to be a part of the amazing community that surrounds the instrument.
However, sometimes I feel it's hard to separate myself from my "tool" of choice.
The number of smartphone users worldwide is expected to exceed 2 billion by the year 2016 (put into perspective, the world population is estimated to be 7 billion people at the time of this post). This translates to a lot of artists from around the world that now have access to music creation apps. It's becoming easier, and cheaper then ever before to spread one's musical message across to the world.
Music has been such a clear, honest, and amazing part of my life.
It’s allowed me to connect with so many different people, travel to different places, learn about myself, and keep my curiosity alive and well.
It all started with one guitar riff….