Biography

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I am Rebecca. I'm a visual and musical artist, retired, and live in Hawaii. Life is good.

Music production has always fascinated me and I'm thankful that digital audio applications have taken music production out of the expensive studios, transforming anyone's home and imagination into their own expression tool. The DAW I currently use is Logic X. I have an assortment of guitars, an Ensoniq ESQ1 synthesizer, various percussion gizmos, and many sample libraries from EastWest and VirHarmonic. Mostly what you'll hear here was composed by writing note-by-note, beat-by-beat, in MIDI, using sampled instruments and synthetic sounds.

I grew up hearing the classical composers that my mom liked; Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, & many others. Mom bought one of the first stereo record players in the late 1950's. It was a Magnavox, 2 cabinet console system with 12" speakers. She wanted to be able to rattle the windows when the cannons fired in Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. Thanks, mom, for showing me that music has a great place in my life.

In rural south Georgia, I played oboe in my elementary school orchestra and clarinet in the marching band. When I was 12, my family moved to Atlanta. I was devastated, at least for a year or so, until I learned how to be a city girl. Turns out that Atlanta was a good place to experience the happenings of the 60s. I remember secretly staying up past my bedtime, in the dark of my room, to catch a progressive new 2 hour radio show that played Hendrix, Procol Harum, The Who, Moody Blues, Deep Purple ... ironically on a popular country radio station in Atlanta. Times, they were a'changing.

After collecting lots of 45s, my first LP was The Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It was 1967, I was 15. That same year, my first live concert was Cream, on their first US tour. In 1968 I saw Soft Machine open for Jimi Hendrix. I saw Led Zeppelin in a high school gym in some South Carolina town on their first US tour. I throughly enjoyed the progressive rock scene of the 60s and 70s.

I began playing guitar in my early teens. In the mid 1970s I managed a retail record store in north Atlanta. By 1978 I worked for a major label in their southeast regional sales & promotional office.

In 1986, I started an independent record label, based in Atlanta, that produced Alternative music with national distribution of about 20 artists. In 1994, I sold my Indie label to a larger record company.

Also, in 1986, I moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia and thought that was THE place for 20 years, until I visited Kauai. The banner above is a painting I did of the view from my home in Kauai.

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Some favorites: Yes, Hendrix, Bowie, King Crimson, Moody Blues, Deep Purple, Pink Floyd, Genius, Beatles, Clapton, Gentle Giant, Soft Machine, Philip Glass, Peter Gabriel, Procal Harem, Rush, Spirit, Quinn, Clannad, Gipsy Kings, Marillion, New Model Army, Badmarsh & Shri, Tin Machine, Sam n Dave, Otis Redding, Vangelis, ELP, Godley n Creme, Eno, Robert Fripp, Nigel Kennedy.

Recently I've been impressed by some movie and game soundtrack composers: Lorne Balfe, Jesper Kyd, Two Steps From Hell, Harry Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Bear McCreary, Ramin Djawadi, Brian Tyler, and Trevor Morris.

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Brewing Change (OTT) Electronica Jan 15, 2018 162
Moving Through Clouds (OTT) Electronica Jan 9, 2018 185
Of Midnights and New Years (OTT) Electronica Jan 2, 2018 178
Rock Me To Tomorrow (CTT) Electronica Dec 26, 2017 186
Sail Without Leaving (CTT) Electronica Dec 18, 2017 176
The Moment Is And Then It’s Not (CTT) Electronica Dec 11, 2017 202
Swing On The Moon (CTT) Electronica Dec 4, 2017 238
Input From Other Sources (CTT) Electronica Nov 25, 2017 242
An Orange Horizon (CTT) Electronica Nov 16, 2017 310
Cardamom Coffee (CTT) Electronica Nov 9, 2017 292
Training a Single Neuron (CTT) Electronica Nov 2, 2017 322
It’s A New Day (CTT) Electronica Oct 24, 2017 351
Dance Instead (CTT) Electronica Oct 16, 2017 457
Impeach (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Oct 4, 2017 438
Suspicion Subverts (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 26, 2017 347
Incite A Party (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 13, 2017 455
Blue Shift (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 1, 2017 526
Don't Look Back (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 23, 2017 506
Go For Broke (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 15, 2017 537
Behind The Curtain (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 4, 2017 486
Insurgency (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 26, 2017 517
Red Shift (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 19, 2017 304
Win The Battle (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 13, 2017 341
Loose Reins (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 4, 2017 335
Running A Mile (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jun 24, 2017 376
Do You Know? (VIMH) Other May 19, 2017 773
Dig Deep (VIMH) Other May 11, 2017 535
Hold Up Slow Down (VIMH) Other Apr 27, 2017 466
Don’t Keep Me Out (VIMH) Other Apr 14, 2017 531
Circles (VIMH) Other Apr 7, 2017 645
In Another Room (VIMH) Other Mar 29, 2017 485
Revel (VIMH) Rock Mar 18, 2017 467
In The Rain (VIMH) Other Mar 9, 2017 414
Enigma (VIMH) Other Feb 25, 2017 562
Carry On (VIMH) Other Feb 16, 2017 522
Dream O Classical Jan 23, 2017 743
Dream N Classical Jan 12, 2017 478
Dream M Other Jan 3, 2017 403
Dream L Classical Dec 16, 2016 360
Dream K Other Dec 8, 2016 635
Dream J Classical Nov 29, 2016 443
Dream I Other Nov 17, 2016 537
Dream H Other Nov 10, 2016 464
Dream G Classical Nov 3, 2016 531
Dream F Classical Oct 26, 2016 385
Dream E Classical Oct 15, 2016 426
Dream D Other Oct 7, 2016 443
Dream C Classical Sep 30, 2016 360
Dream B Classical Sep 23, 2016 472
Dream A Other Sep 13, 2016 565
Happy Trails (AF) Other Aug 31, 2016 472
Long Shadows (AF) Other Aug 24, 2016 467
We Knew In Five Days (AF) Rock Aug 14, 2016 614
Essential Compromise (AF) Other Aug 6, 2016 519
Fires Burn Bright (AF) Rock Jul 28, 2016 607
Everywhichaway (AF) Rock Jul 20, 2016 519
My Lucky Life (AF) Rock Jul 13, 2016 609
I Sure Am Glad (AF) Other Jul 5, 2016 609
We Are Known Before (AF) Other Jun 25, 2016 421
I Will Not Leave (AF) Rock Jun 14, 2016 627
Blast Off (MP) Rock Jun 3, 2016 493
No Moon (MP) Other May 25, 2016 621
Dance At Twilight (MP) Jazz May 10, 2016 787
Caught (MP) Rock Apr 20, 2016 673
After The Battle (MP) Other Apr 1, 2016 500
Invaded (MP) Other Mar 19, 2016 652
Up (RL) Other Feb 28, 2016 650
Instinct (RL) Rock Feb 6, 2016 564
Migrate (RL) World Jan 27, 2016 533
Rebuild (RL) Rock Jan 6, 2016 531
Skeletons (RL) Other Dec 27, 2015 569
Left Yesterday (RL) Other Dec 14, 2015 492
Arriving Today (RL) Other Nov 19, 2015 608
Salute (RL) Other Aug 3, 2015 1031
This Mysterious Way Collab Pop Mar 28, 2015 1247
Be Here Now (RTH) Other Jul 27, 2014 1393
Here A Little While Ago (RTH) Other May 13, 2014 1136
Just Around The Corner (RTH) Other Apr 22, 2014 851
Restored Entrance (RTH) Other Apr 8, 2014 993
Are We There Yet? (RTH) Other Feb 22, 2014 1180
Until We Meet Again (RTH) Other Jan 22, 2014 1630
Onward to Dandi (RTH) Other Dec 13, 2013 1050
Treading Over The Threshold (RTH) Other Dec 2, 2013 1166
Seeds of Triumph (RTH) Other Nov 24, 2013 1036
Irrevocable (RTH) Other Nov 7, 2013 3863
Belonger Status (RTH) Other Sep 22, 2013 1184
Undeniable (RTH) Other Sep 9, 2013 1146
Saturn, Second Left (RTH) Other Aug 20, 2013 1271
Once Future Now (RTH) Other Aug 4, 2013 1126
Where Are We Going? (RTH) Other Jul 18, 2013 992
Phronesis (AET) Other May 6, 2013 1173
Logically Sound (AET) Other Apr 25, 2013 1535
Think (AET) Other Mar 24, 2013 1011
Soul Existence (AET) Other Dec 12, 2012 1209
Regarding Self (AET) Other Nov 15, 2012 1638
Ants Music Videos Sep 1, 2012 1472
Heroic (AET) Other Jun 17, 2012 1436
Happiness (AET) Other Jul 6, 2011 2056
Virtue (AET) Other May 27, 2011 1336
Forgiveness Collab Alternative Apr 17, 2011 1718
Sleep (DI) Ambient Feb 21, 2011 1948
Glow (DI) Ambient Dec 18, 2010 1852
Light The Way Collab Pop Dec 11, 2010 1947
Serenity (DI) Ambient Nov 26, 2010 1659
Contented View (DI) Ambient Oct 22, 2010 1815
First Light (DI) Ambient Aug 11, 2010 1890
Clearing Sky (DI) Ambient Jul 20, 2010 2038
Concealed Existence (DI) Ambient Jul 3, 2010 1995
Restoring Reflection (DI) Ambient Jun 5, 2010 1716
Dream Well (DI) Ambient May 29, 2010 1686
Silver Lining (DI) Ambient May 4, 2010 2001
Altered State (DI) Ambient Apr 5, 2010 1987
Sailing Moon (DI) Ambient Mar 16, 2010 1648
Deeper Light (DI) Classical Mar 3, 2010 2331
The Shield of Achilles (HTB) Other Dec 25, 2009 2401
Curious Company (HTB) Other Nov 13, 2009 1793
Speculative Mania (HTB) Other Oct 6, 2009 2334
Three Cups of Tea (HTB) Other Aug 8, 2009 8597
Correlates of War (HTB) Other Jul 10, 2009 1885
Days of Self Survival Rock Jul 3, 2009 2126
The Sealed Knot (HTB) Other May 8, 2009 2405
Fixing Broken Windows (HTB) Other Feb 20, 2009 2818
15 Weeks (HTB) Other Dec 16, 2008 2793
There And Back (UF) Other Oct 18, 2008 2661
That Grand Ole Feeling (UF) Other Jul 21, 2008 2568
Broken Chains Collab Classical Mar 8, 2008 4848
Looking Into Fire (UF) Other Nov 6, 2007 2629
The Hunt (UF) Other Apr 8, 2007 3597
Two Playing With Air Collab Other Mar 15, 2007 2695
Spicy Acidic Limbo Collab Other Feb 15, 2007 2843
The Keening Spell (UF) Classical Dec 10, 2006 7455
Let Us Improvise Motifs Collab Spoken Word Dec 3, 2006 2814
Divergence (UF) World Sep 17, 2006 2836
Pachyderm Sunset Collab World Aug 20, 2006 3388
Fear (AE) Other Aug 18, 2006 2357
Tension (AE) Other Aug 5, 2006 2435
Lucy's Homecoming (UF) World Aug 2, 2006 3067
Cold (AE) Other Jul 27, 2006 2660
Discontent (AE) Other Jul 23, 2006 2035
Darkness (AE) Other Jul 21, 2006 3566
Mind The Gap (UF) Collab Jazz Jul 5, 2006 2962
Unearthing Our Own (UF) Other Jun 21, 2006 3038
Indigenous Mystery (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2522
Novel Conservation (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2182
Influential Supposition (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2199
Voices Elsewhere (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2365
Unknown Findings (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 3018
Gathering Evidence (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 1952
Abundant Display (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2272
Natural Environment (ADE) Jazz Apr 14, 2006 2549
Interior Expedition (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 1961
Genetic Calling (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2315
Isolated Foray (ADE) Ambient Apr 14, 2006 2709

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