• So good it hurts…

    October 25, 2013 Jake DiMare

    The Gaslamp Killer – Nissim (with Amir Yaghmai)

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  • New studio addition…

    March 22, 2010 Jake DiMare

    My brother Max sent me a gift certificate to Guitar Center for my birthday. Yesterday I picked up the next (and last…for a while) addition to the home studio…An Ibanez RG350. It’s black on black with a maple next…Absolutely stunning. And it shreds. I have wanted one ever since I was a teenager, which may…

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  • Here they come…

    March 9, 2010 Jake DiMare

    The Deftones are back and I couldn’t be more excited. The band looks and sounds amazing. Check out the first video from the new album: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woR6ohiFeYE

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  • Life is a rose garden…

    March 2, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I made some serious progress in the quest to write, record and mix a complete piece of music this past weekend. The catalyst was the discovery of a piece of software called Rosegarden, anĀ audio and MIDI sequencer and music composition and editing environment. Unlike Ardour, which will play an important role when I want to…

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  • DIY Audio Production…

    February 15, 2010 Jake DiMare

    Much to the chagrin of anyone who may have wanted my attention this past weekend, I was able to make some serious progress with my most recent endeavor to set up a DIY audio production studio in my spare bedroom. I may have to set up a separate blog dedicated to this topic….So much to…

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  • Music Lab…

    February 12, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I’ve played the drums since I was 8 or 9 years old. Over the years I have also picked up some piano, guitar and bass…Plus a lot of music theory. I am back to practicing the drums regularly with the recent purchase of a professional Roland electrical kit. Playing acoustic drums in an apartment in…

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