Author Archives: nick

24 Major Loops

I started making these tracks at the beginning of Minnesota’s stay at home order because I missed playing music with other people. They aren’t a substitute for playing with real humans, but I think they’re fun and useful. I also … Continue reading

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A Moorside Suite – Scherzo

My first attempt at a multi-track studio video. Trying to use some of this social distance time to learn new things. This is the first movement from A Moorside Suite by Gustav Holst. I love this tune. It’s originally for … Continue reading

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November Tape

After helping start the Hudson Improvisation Ensemble and messing around with effects pedals for a year, I felt like I had a lot of new sounds in my ears that needed to get out. My recording chops also got better … Continue reading

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Comic Book Soundtrack

Drift Clique, my side project with Peter and Jess, just released a synth soundtrack for a scifi-horror comic book by Eliot Rahal and John Bivens. We’re celebrating the release of the album and the book at Icehouse on October 30. … Continue reading

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New Maple & Beech Album

Listen to our new album and come to the release show!

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Hill Spell

Northing’s debut album Hill Spell is out today! Get it on your favorite platform here: http://hyperurl.co/Northing_HillSpell Sunday, June 2 Release show at Icehouse MPLS: https://www.icehousempls.com/events/2019/6/2/northing-album-release-with-realtree

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Hill Spell Video

Oanh Vu and I made this video with an overhead projector at Monkeybear’s Harmolodic Workshop. Aaron’s solo on the second half of the tune is one my favorite parts of the record. Pure magic.

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