Day 22 - Bonus tracks

After finishing up Harmagedon it was time to dig into the bonus tracks. That should be an easy day – since they are less complicated, and fairly straight forward. We have a full band one, two acoustic ones and a compilation of only the orchestra. So Rich was blazing through them, and made them sound really good. Still it took all day to finish, but Rich is Rich. Once he get’s into it, he’ll just goes in deep and before you know it you are spending hours on little details. But it’s all those little details that will make the album sound good or not. So by the time Joe Holmes came in, Rich was almost done with the bonus tracks. This means that tomorrow we are done with the basic mixing! Can’t wait to move on!

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I am drummer of the Dutch post-prog band Dilemma ( and drummer and founder of the progressive rock/metal band Affector ( a musician I made a name in the progressive rock scene as drummer, bandleader and tour manager of the progressive rock legend Neal Morse (Transatlantic / Flying Colors / ex-Spock’s Beard). With him and a lot of other acts, I toured the world and recorded many best-selling CD's. I own a music studio and label, where I record, produce and release my own music and other bands & artists.Next to being a musician, I am an entrepreneur since the age of 19. I started 4 businesses. My main company is Novae Popschool ( A modern music school with multiple locations throughout The Netherlands.As musician, producer, teacher, author and entrepreneur I work with a mission: "I help musicians create and develop their own musical singularity, through which they will have a more successful and more fulfilling life. It is my mission to contribute to a more socially, loving and caring society through the power of music and modern music education.Rock on!
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