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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 154
Lucid Dream (T) Other Jun 22, 2018 131
Sleep Objective (T) Other Jun 15, 2018 146
Sleep Is Sweet (T) Other Jun 8, 2018 198
Sleep Overture (T) Other Jun 2, 2018 169
Arriving (AITW) Other May 21, 2018 283
It’s The Journey (AITW) Electronica May 14, 2018 204
Air (AITW) Electronica May 4, 2018 294
Water (AITW) Electronica Apr 26, 2018 246
Do What You Can (AITW) Other Apr 18, 2018 224
Sunbeams (AITW) Electronica Apr 12, 2018 306
Interior Life (AITW) Electronica Apr 3, 2018 371
Stay Strong (AITW) Electronica Mar 27, 2018 307
The Power To Connect (AITW) Electronica Mar 20, 2018 486
Look Around (AITW) Electronica Mar 12, 2018 348
They Are Gone (OTT) Electronica Mar 5, 2018 354
OneLessGun (Try To Remember) (OTT) Electronica Feb 26, 2018 459
Lockdown (OTT) Electronica Feb 19, 2018 372
Bouncehouse (OTT) Electronica Feb 12, 2018 310
Waiting For Tea (OTT) Electronica Feb 5, 2018 438
Morning Sunshine (OTT) Electronica Jan 29, 2018 419
Going Home (OTT) Electronica Jan 23, 2018 425
Brewing Change (OTT) Electronica Jan 16, 2018 444
Moving Through Clouds (OTT) Electronica Jan 9, 2018 452
Of Midnights and New Years (OTT) Electronica Jan 2, 2018 425
Rock Me To Tomorrow (CTT) Electronica Dec 26, 2017 396
Sail Without Leaving (CTT) Electronica Dec 18, 2017 423
The Moment Is And Then It’s Not (CTT) Electronica Dec 11, 2017 395
Swing On The Moon (CTT) Electronica Dec 4, 2017 518
Input From Other Sources (CTT) Electronica Nov 26, 2017 433
An Orange Horizon (CTT) Electronica Nov 17, 2017 506
Cardamom Coffee (CTT) Electronica Nov 10, 2017 461
Training a Single Neuron (CTT) Electronica Nov 3, 2017 514
It’s A New Day (CTT) Electronica Oct 24, 2017 538
Dance Instead (CTT) Electronica Oct 16, 2017 760
Impeach (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Oct 4, 2017 654
Suspicion Subverts (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 26, 2017 518
Incite A Party (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 13, 2017 674
Blue Shift (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 1, 2017 689
Don't Look Back (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 23, 2017 719
Go For Broke (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 15, 2017 754
Behind The Curtain (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 5, 2017 645
Insurgency (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 26, 2017 720
Red Shift (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 20, 2017 424
Win The Battle (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 13, 2017 430
Loose Reins (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 5, 2017 465
Running A Mile (RR) Ska/Reggae/Dub Jun 24, 2017 533
Do You Know? (VIMH) Other May 20, 2017 1071
Dig Deep (VIMH) Other May 11, 2017 705
Hold Up Slow Down (VIMH) Other Apr 28, 2017 584
Don’t Keep Me Out (VIMH) Other Apr 14, 2017 752
Circles (VIMH) Other Apr 7, 2017 805
In Another Room (VIMH) Other Mar 30, 2017 550
Revel (VIMH) Rock Mar 18, 2017 552
In The Rain (VIMH) Other Mar 9, 2017 496
Enigma (VIMH) Other Feb 26, 2017 661
Carry On (VIMH) Other Feb 16, 2017 642
Dream O Classical Jan 23, 2017 887
Dream N Classical Jan 12, 2017 624
Dream M Other Jan 4, 2017 493
Dream L Classical Dec 16, 2016 453
Dream K Other Dec 9, 2016 762
Dream J Classical Nov 30, 2016 531
Dream I Other Nov 17, 2016 634
Dream H Other Nov 11, 2016 519
Dream G Classical Nov 4, 2016 660
Dream F Classical Oct 26, 2016 473
Dream E Classical Oct 15, 2016 493
Dream D Other Oct 7, 2016 548
Dream C Classical Sep 30, 2016 439
Dream B Classical Sep 23, 2016 595
Dream A Other Sep 13, 2016 696
Happy Trails (AF) Other Sep 1, 2016 558
Long Shadows (AF) Other Aug 24, 2016 551
We Knew In Five Days (AF) Rock Aug 14, 2016 761
Essential Compromise (AF) Other Aug 6, 2016 633
Fires Burn Bright (AF) Rock Jul 28, 2016 783
Everywhichaway (AF) Rock Jul 20, 2016 639
My Lucky Life (AF) Rock Jul 13, 2016 740
I Sure Am Glad (AF) Other Jul 6, 2016 742
We Are Known Before (AF) Other Jun 25, 2016 475
I Will Not Leave (AF) Rock Jun 14, 2016 731
Blast Off (MP) Rock Jun 4, 2016 594
No Moon (MP) Other May 26, 2016 718
Dance At Twilight (MP) Jazz May 11, 2016 893
Caught (MP) Rock Apr 20, 2016 816
After The Battle (MP) Other Apr 1, 2016 616
Invaded (MP) Other Mar 20, 2016 784
Up (RL) Other Feb 28, 2016 790
Instinct (RL) Rock Feb 7, 2016 666
Migrate (RL) World Jan 27, 2016 670
Rebuild (RL) Rock Jan 6, 2016 654
Skeletons (RL) Other Dec 27, 2015 695
Left Yesterday (RL) Other Dec 14, 2015 602
Arriving Today (RL) Other Nov 20, 2015 719
Salute (RL) Other Aug 3, 2015 1233
This Mysterious Way Collab Pop Mar 28, 2015 1378
Be Here Now (RTH) Other Jul 28, 2014 1505
Here A Little While Ago (RTH) Other May 13, 2014 1263
Just Around The Corner (RTH) Other Apr 22, 2014 987
Restored Entrance (RTH) Other Apr 8, 2014 1091
Are We There Yet? (RTH) Other Feb 22, 2014 1263
Until We Meet Again (RTH) Other Jan 23, 2014 1801
Onward to Dandi (RTH) Other Dec 14, 2013 1195
Treading Over The Threshold (RTH) Other Dec 3, 2013 1356
Seeds of Triumph (RTH) Other Nov 25, 2013 1143
Irrevocable (RTH) Other Nov 7, 2013 4202
Belonger Status (RTH) Other Sep 23, 2013 1341
Undeniable (RTH) Other Sep 10, 2013 1278
Saturn, Second Left (RTH) Other Aug 21, 2013 1457
Once Future Now (RTH) Other Aug 4, 2013 1267
Where Are We Going? (RTH) Other Jul 18, 2013 1103
Phronesis (AET) Other May 7, 2013 1255
Logically Sound (AET) Other Apr 26, 2013 1667
Think (AET) Other Mar 25, 2013 1168
Soul Existence (AET) Other Dec 13, 2012 1370
Regarding Self (AET) Other Nov 16, 2012 1759
Ants Music Videos Sep 2, 2012 1656
Heroic (AET) Other Jun 17, 2012 1619
Happiness (AET) Other Jul 6, 2011 2298
Virtue (AET) Other May 28, 2011 1499
Forgiveness Collab Alternative Apr 17, 2011 1838
Sleep (DI) Ambient Feb 22, 2011 2115
Glow (DI) Ambient Dec 19, 2010 2053
Light The Way Collab Pop Dec 12, 2010 2091
Serenity (DI) Ambient Nov 27, 2010 1840
Contented View (DI) Ambient Oct 23, 2010 1993
First Light (DI) Ambient Aug 11, 2010 2078
Clearing Sky (DI) Ambient Jul 20, 2010 2196
Concealed Existence (DI) Ambient Jul 3, 2010 2206
Restoring Reflection (DI) Ambient Jun 5, 2010 1889
Dream Well (DI) Ambient May 29, 2010 1857
Silver Lining (DI) Ambient May 5, 2010 2166
Altered State (DI) Ambient Apr 5, 2010 2173
Sailing Moon (DI) Ambient Mar 16, 2010 1833
Deeper Light (DI) Classical Mar 3, 2010 2452
The Shield of Achilles (HTB) Other Dec 25, 2009 2517
Curious Company (HTB) Other Nov 14, 2009 1934
Speculative Mania (HTB) Other Oct 7, 2009 2493
Three Cups of Tea (HTB) Other Aug 8, 2009 9062
Correlates of War (HTB) Other Jul 10, 2009 2030
Days of Self Survival Rock Jul 3, 2009 2274
The Sealed Knot (HTB) Other May 8, 2009 2570
Fixing Broken Windows (HTB) Other Feb 20, 2009 2994
15 Weeks (HTB) Other Dec 16, 2008 2982
There And Back (UF) Other Oct 18, 2008 2903
That Grand Ole Feeling (UF) Other Jul 21, 2008 2798
Broken Chains Collab Classical Mar 9, 2008 5046
Looking Into Fire (UF) Other Nov 6, 2007 2763
The Hunt (UF) Other Apr 8, 2007 3830
Two Playing With Air Collab Other Mar 15, 2007 2851
Spicy Acidic Limbo Collab Other Feb 15, 2007 2979
The Keening Spell (UF) Classical Dec 11, 2006 7825
Let Us Improvise Motifs Collab Spoken Word Dec 3, 2006 2960
Divergence (UF) World Sep 18, 2006 2975
Pachyderm Sunset Collab World Aug 20, 2006 3513
Fear (AE) Other Aug 18, 2006 2503
Tension (AE) Other Aug 5, 2006 2569
Lucy's Homecoming (UF) World Aug 2, 2006 3303
Cold (AE) Other Jul 27, 2006 2779
Discontent (AE) Other Jul 23, 2006 2164
Darkness (AE) Other Jul 21, 2006 3720
Mind The Gap (UF) Collab Jazz Jul 5, 2006 3162
Unearthing Our Own (UF) Other Jun 21, 2006 3267
Indigenous Mystery (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2645
Novel Conservation (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2298
Influential Supposition (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2315
Voices Elsewhere (ADE) Other Apr 15, 2006 2519
Unknown Findings (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 3145
Gathering Evidence (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2076
Abundant Display (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2398
Natural Environment (ADE) Jazz Apr 14, 2006 2678
Interior Expedition (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2064
Genetic Calling (ADE) Other Apr 14, 2006 2457
Isolated Foray (ADE) Ambient Apr 14, 2006 2850

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