F.R.O.G. in Double Trouble

As part of our Summer vacation we went canoeing in New Jersey’s Double Trouble State Park. To do this we enlisted the help of the Forked River Outdoor Group (F.R.O.G.) for canoe rentals and transportation. The phone representative was extremely helpful with scheduling our excursion on short notice. F.R.O.G. has a small rental office where…

Smokin’ Joe Rodak – Children

goodsoundwaves is excited to announce the coming release of Smokin’ Joe Rodak‘s newest single, “Children”! This bluesy rock instrumental was composed and performed by Smokin’ Joe with Dave Metzger on drums. “Children” will be released on all streaming services at 12:01am on Friday September 2nd, 2022. Listen to this special 32.32 Tease from smokin’ joe…

Centralia, Pennsylvania

On our way home from this Summer’s vacation we stopped in Centralia, Pennsylvania. This town’s story was an inspiration for the movie “Silent Hill”. There’s a fire burning in the mountain mines. Rather than try to tell you the story, I’ve included links to a rather comprehensive history of Centralia, Pennsylvania. While walking around the…

F*ck You, Facebook

I originally signed up for Facebook when you used to need a college .edu email address. So, it’s been 15+ years and nothing has ever come up before on my account. My behavior hasn’t changed. I shared my happier moments and kept the bullshit to myself, as I believe most people tend towards.

PreSonus Notion 6

As a person with no experience with music other than some elementary school music classes, this program is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! I have actually begun composing original music. Notion lets you play your midi keyboard, enter notes individually, or even draw on the staff!

I Sound Fine

Here’s a poem of sorts about how I can’t really sing. I’m thinking about putting it to music. Then I’ll really show you!

gsw E004 – Davey Squires

In our fourth installment we interview local musician and podcast host Davey Squires.  Coach Cletus and The Other Guy co-host this conversation with a local scene fixture. He’s winding down his “California 99” national tour. We talked about his tour as well as his local music involvement. We’re introduced to one of his favorite instruments…

PreSonus Studio One 5 Professional

I originally started with Studio One 4 Artist. PreSonus gave me a free upgrade to Studio One 5 Artist. I had been wanting to try the Professional edition, so I went ahead and made the upgrade thru PreSonus Sphere.

Digital Light Painting

Thanks to a series of Humble Bundles I’ve gotten a pretty varied and fascinating collection of visual art programs. I paired them with my Huion tablet to create these images.

Circle Jerks

When I first started using Procreate on my iPad I got the idea for a bunch of faces all using the same semi-circle.

Drums 001

DOWNLOADS ··· For the first free download I’ve included 17 files. There are a couple basic kick drum loops and some various others that are mostly the tops.

Cletus Stimpy – Savin’ Our Lives

goodsoundwaves is excited to announce the newest Single release from the home studio, “Savin’ Our Lives”, an original song from Northeast Ohio’s Cletus Stimpy.