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I am Rebecca. I'm a visual and musical artist, retired, and live in Hawaii, on the island of Kauai. 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. In the last decade I've grown very fond of composing digitally, so 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.

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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.

Some favorite 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.

Recently, I've been exploring A more chill version of myself. I seemed to have missed much of the chill-out music of the 80s, due to interests being elsewhere. Now I've found relaxing to be a good thing.

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Drifting (T) Other Jun 29, 2018 150
Lucid Dream (T) Other Jun 22, 2018 126
Sleep Objective (T) Other Jun 15, 2018 142
Sleep Is Sweet (T) Other Jun 8, 2018 194
Sleep Overture (T) Other Jun 2, 2018 165
Arriving (AITW) Other May 21, 2018 271
It’s The Journey (AITW) Electronica May 14, 2018 199
Air (AITW) Electronica May 4, 2018 283
Water (AITW) Electronica Apr 26, 2018 242
Do What You Can (AITW) Other Apr 18, 2018 219
Sunbeams (AITW) Electronica Apr 12, 2018 302
Interior Life (AITW) Electronica Apr 3, 2018 361
Stay Strong (AITW) Electronica Mar 27, 2018 301
The Power To Connect (AITW) Electronica Mar 20, 2018 483
Look Around (AITW) Electronica Mar 12, 2018 345
They Are Gone (OTT) Electronica Mar 5, 2018 350
OneLessGun (Try To Remember) (OTT) Electronica Feb 26, 2018 455
Lockdown (OTT) Electronica Feb 19, 2018 364
Bouncehouse (OTT) Electronica Feb 12, 2018 307
Waiting For Tea (OTT) Electronica Feb 5, 2018 431
Morning Sunshine (OTT) Electronica Jan 29, 2018 415
Going Home (OTT) Electronica Jan 23, 2018 421
Brewing Change (OTT) Electronica Jan 16, 2018 439
Moving Through Clouds (OTT) Electronica Jan 9, 2018 449
Of Midnights and New Years (OTT) Electronica Jan 2, 2018 422
Rock Me To Tomorrow (CTT) Electronica Dec 26, 2017 392
Sail Without Leaving (CTT) Electronica Dec 18, 2017 415
The Moment Is And Then It’s Not (CTT) Electronica Dec 11, 2017 392
Swing On The Moon (CTT) Electronica Dec 4, 2017 513
Input From Other Sources (CTT) Electronica Nov 26, 2017 430
An Orange Horizon (CTT) Electronica Nov 17, 2017 503
Cardamom Coffee (CTT) Electronica Nov 10, 2017 458
Training a Single Neuron (CTT) Electronica Nov 3, 2017 511
It’s A New Day (CTT) Electronica Oct 24, 2017 535
Dance Instead (CTT) Electronica Oct 16, 2017 751
Impeach (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Oct 4, 2017 648
Suspicion Subverts (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 26, 2017 514
Incite A Party (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 13, 2017 669
Blue Shift (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 1, 2017 686
Don't Look Back (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 23, 2017 715
Go For Broke (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 15, 2017 750
Behind The Curtain (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 5, 2017 640
Insurgency (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 26, 2017 717
Red Shift (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 20, 2017 419
Win The Battle (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 13, 2017 428
Loose Reins (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 5, 2017 458
Running A Mile (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jun 24, 2017 528
Do You Know? (VIMH) Other May 20, 2017 1067
Dig Deep (VIMH) Other May 11, 2017 701
Hold Up Slow Down (VIMH) Other Apr 28, 2017 581
Don’t Keep Me Out (VIMH) Other Apr 14, 2017 749
Circles (VIMH) Other Apr 7, 2017 801
In Another Room (VIMH) Other Mar 30, 2017 546
Revel (VIMH) Rock Mar 18, 2017 549
In The Rain (VIMH) Other Mar 9, 2017 493
Enigma (VIMH) Other Feb 26, 2017 659
Carry On (VIMH) Other Feb 16, 2017 640
Dream O Classical Jan 23, 2017 885
Dream N Classical Jan 12, 2017 620
Dream M Other Jan 4, 2017 490
Dream L Classical Dec 16, 2016 448
Dream K Other Dec 9, 2016 756
Dream J Classical Nov 30, 2016 528
Dream I Other Nov 17, 2016 631
Dream H Other Nov 11, 2016 515
Dream G Classical Nov 4, 2016 656
Dream F Classical Oct 26, 2016 466
Dream E Classical Oct 15, 2016 490
Dream D Other Oct 7, 2016 545
Dream C Classical Sep 30, 2016 435
Dream B Classical Sep 23, 2016 593
Dream A Other Sep 13, 2016 693
Happy Trails (AF) Other Sep 1, 2016 556
Long Shadows (AF) Other Aug 24, 2016 547
We Knew In Five Days (AF) Rock Aug 14, 2016 758
Essential Compromise (AF) Other Aug 6, 2016 630
Fires Burn Bright (AF) Rock Jul 28, 2016 780
Everywhichaway (AF) Rock Jul 20, 2016 636
My Lucky Life (AF) Rock Jul 13, 2016 737
I Sure Am Glad (AF) Other Jul 6, 2016 739
We Are Known Before (AF) Other Jun 25, 2016 472
I Will Not Leave (AF) Rock Jun 14, 2016 727
Blast Off (MP) Rock Jun 4, 2016 590
No Moon (MP) Other May 26, 2016 714
Dance At Twilight (MP) Jazz May 11, 2016 890
Caught (MP) Rock Apr 20, 2016 809
After The Battle (MP) Other Apr 1, 2016 613
Invaded (MP) Other Mar 20, 2016 780
Up (RL) Other Feb 28, 2016 787
Instinct (RL) Rock Feb 7, 2016 662
Migrate (RL) World Jan 27, 2016 666
Rebuild (RL) Rock Jan 6, 2016 650
Skeletons (RL) Other Dec 27, 2015 690
Left Yesterday (RL) Other Dec 14, 2015 599
Arriving Today (RL) Other Nov 20, 2015 716
Salute (RL) Other Aug 3, 2015 1229
This Mysterious Way Collab Pop Mar 28, 2015 1373
Be Here Now (RTH) Other Jul 28, 2014 1501
Here A Little While Ago (RTH) Other May 13, 2014 1259
Just Around The Corner (RTH) Other Apr 22, 2014 984
Restored Entrance (RTH) Other Apr 8, 2014 1088
Are We There Yet? (RTH) Other Feb 22, 2014 1260
Until We Meet Again (RTH) Other Jan 23, 2014 1797
Onward to Dandi (RTH) Other Dec 14, 2013 1192
Treading Over The Threshold (RTH) Other Dec 3, 2013 1353
Seeds of Triumph (RTH) Other Nov 25, 2013 1138
Irrevocable (RTH) Other Nov 7, 2013 4188
Belonger Status (RTH) Other Sep 23, 2013 1337
Undeniable (RTH) Other Sep 10, 2013 1274
Saturn, Second Left (RTH) Other Aug 21, 2013 1454
Once Future Now (RTH) Other Aug 4, 2013 1263
Where Are We Going? (RTH) Other Jul 18, 2013 1100
Phronesis (AET) Other May 7, 2013 1252
Logically Sound (AET) Other Apr 26, 2013 1664
Think (AET) Other Mar 25, 2013 1164
Soul Existence (AET) Other Dec 13, 2012 1367
Regarding Self (AET) Other Nov 16, 2012 1756
Ants Music Videos Sep 2, 2012 1653
Heroic (AET) Other Jun 17, 2012 1615
Happiness (AET) Other Jul 6, 2011 2284
Virtue (AET) Other May 28, 2011 1497
Forgiveness Collab Alternative Apr 17, 2011 1835
Sleep (DI) Ambient Feb 22, 2011 2110
Glow (DI) Ambient Dec 19, 2010 2050
Light The Way Collab Pop Dec 12, 2010 2087
Serenity (DI) Ambient Nov 27, 2010 1837
Contented View (DI) Ambient Oct 23, 2010 1989
First Light (DI) Ambient Aug 11, 2010 2074
Clearing Sky (DI) Ambient Jul 20, 2010 2194
Concealed Existence (DI) Ambient Jul 3, 2010 2203
Restoring Reflection (DI) Ambient Jun 5, 2010 1886
Dream Well (DI) Ambient May 29, 2010 1854
Silver Lining (DI) Ambient May 5, 2010 2163
Altered State (DI) Ambient Apr 5, 2010 2169
Sailing Moon (DI) Ambient Mar 16, 2010 1829
Deeper Light (DI) Classical Mar 3, 2010 2448
The Shield of Achilles (HTB) Other Dec 25, 2009 2514
Curious Company (HTB) Other Nov 14, 2009 1931
Speculative Mania (HTB) Other Oct 7, 2009 2488
Three Cups of Tea (HTB) Other Aug 8, 2009 9043
Correlates of War (HTB) Other Jul 10, 2009 2027
Days of Self Survival Rock Jul 3, 2009 2272
The Sealed Knot (HTB) Other May 8, 2009 2566
Fixing Broken Windows (HTB) Other Feb 20, 2009 2991
15 Weeks (HTB) Other Dec 16, 2008 2977
There And Back (UF) Other Oct 18, 2008 2898
That Grand Ole Feeling (UF) Other Jul 21, 2008 2795
Broken Chains Collab Classical Mar 9, 2008 5041
Looking Into Fire (UF) Other Nov 6, 2007 2760
The Hunt (UF) Other Apr 8, 2007 3825
Two Playing With Air Collab Other Mar 15, 2007 2845
Spicy Acidic Limbo Collab Other Feb 15, 2007 2974
The Keening Spell (UF) Classical Dec 11, 2006 7819
Let Us Improvise Motifs Collab Spoken Word Dec 3, 2006 2956
Divergence (UF) World Sep 18, 2006 2973
Pachyderm Sunset Collab World Aug 20, 2006 3510
Fear (AE) Other Aug 18, 2006 2500
Tension (AE) Other Aug 5, 2006 2566
Lucy's Homecoming (UF) World Aug 2, 2006 3298
Cold (AE) Other Jul 27, 2006 2777
Discontent (AE) Other Jul 23, 2006 2161
Darkness (AE) Other Jul 21, 2006 3715
Mind The Gap (UF) Collab Jazz Jul 5, 2006 3158
Unearthing Our Own (UF) Other Jun 21, 2006 3263
Indigenous Mystery (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2642
Novel Conservation (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2295
Influential Supposition (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2312
Voices Elsewhere (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2515
Unknown Findings (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 3143
Gathering Evidence (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2073
Abundant Display (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2393
Natural Environment (ADE) Jazz Apr 14, 2006 2676
Interior Expedition (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2060
Genetic Calling (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2453
Isolated Foray (ADE) Ambient Apr 14, 2006 2846

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