Posts Tagged ‘rpm challenge’

Introducing… Canabrism’s 2×2

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Just as 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to reveal this year’s RPM challenge album from Canabrism. This is a two disc bonanza of ambient sounds for the soporific connoisseur…

Ableton Live And Half A Challenge

Friday, February 13th, 2015

As soon as one challenge ends, another one begins – and Valentine’s Day marks the half way point of this year’s RPM Challenge. Are you loving it so far?

Time For A Creative Challenge

Monday, January 28th, 2013

The first of February is only a few days away, and that means it’s nearly time for yet another RPM Challenge. Can you write, record and produce an entire album of music entirely within the chronological confines of the shortest month of the year?

Musical Gauntlet – RPM Challenge 2012

Friday, January 20th, 2012

It’s that time of year again, when procrastinating musicians are challenged to take it upon themselves to defy their creative nitpicking and create an entire album in a single month…

Introducing… Canabrism’s “A Stillness Building”

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Although the idea of the RPM Challenge is to write, record and produce an album from start to finish within the temporal confines of the month of February, observant readers will note that Canabrism has been inclined to push these boundaries a little…

RPM Challenge 2010 Begins Today

Monday, February 1st, 2010

In what has now become an established tradition, today marks the beginning of another RPM Challenge. The task is to write, record and produce an entire album in 28 days during the month of February…

Introducing… Canabrism’s “Shadow Of A Sprout”

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

I don’t usually post music on the Podcomplex blog, but as this year’s RPM Challenge entry was tied in to an exploration of Ableton Live, I thought it would be appropriate to comment on the album on a track-by-track basis…

Make An Album In A Month – RPM 2009

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

It’s that time of year again, when a musician’s thoughts turn to creating an entire album in 28 days. Well, that’s what musicians involved in the RPM challenge are going to be thinking about this February…

The Benefit of Creative Deadlines

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

This is the month of the RPM Challenge, and I have once again decided to embrace the gauntlet, if not quite ready to smell the glove. The challenge is to write and record an entire album in the 29 days of February – if nothing else, you should have an album at the end of it. Even if it’s not particularly polished, you will have learned at least a little, and probably a lot…(as was the case with my album from last year, which you can download for free here). Here are a few observations that may be of benefit to musicians participating in this year’s event…
(from DAW)

RPM Challenge Gets An Extra Day

Monday, January 21st, 2008

It seems that an entire year has almost elapsed since the RPM challenge 2007, when musicians around the world took upon themselves the mighty task of writing and recording an album in 28 days. As February is impending once more, the challenge has now been reissued with the marginally less daunting timeframe of 29 days…
(from Music Technology)