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Simmer Dim Waltz EP Is Released!!!!!

Simmer Dim Waltz, a new EP featuring 2 new songs and 3 instrumentals written, recorded, and mixed by Art Davis in Art Davis Studios is released and available. Check it out at the links below: iTunes -  http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/art-davis/1361683140 Google Play Artist Page - https://play.google.com/store/music/artist?id=Abkx47eywc4hu7mdnpxmalw6jci Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_k7YCTbiRZgcyKEyFJ1BEjMOLZloDhcoU8 Amazon - http://www.amazon.com/Simmer-Dim-Waltz-Art-Davis/dp/B07BCPFHG8/ref=sr_1_1?s=dmusic&ie=UTF8&qid=1521833233&sr=1-1-mp3-albums-bar-strip-0&keywords=simmer+dim+waltz Spotify My Artist Page - http://open.spotify.com/artist/2zetqgnvUDWRP4Ug8XyUOd Bandcamp … Continue reading Simmer Dim Waltz EP Is Released!!!!!

Artist vs Artisan

There is a long history of distinction between an Artist and a Craftsman or Artisan. The former was reserved as a somewhat elitist view categorizing the "Fine Arts" as separate from the "Folk Arts".  This was the difference between painting, art music, ballet, etc.....  vs  pottery, weaving, basket making, and folk music, etc ....   The former … Continue reading Artist vs Artisan

Songwriting Theory – Length Of The Line

This week's topic is an interesting one.  And a very short one. I tried to flesh it out and realized I was just adding stuff to make it longer not better.  I'll admit that this one is a bit "fuzzy".  What I mean is that there are so many variables that it is hard to … Continue reading Songwriting Theory – Length Of The Line

Songwriting Theory: Beginning and Ending of the Line

  A very effective way to add contrast between the verse and chorus of a song is to vary where the lyric line begins or ends. This is something that we all do all the time without realizing it.  Part of what I think is a huge value add to songwriting is learning a little … Continue reading Songwriting Theory: Beginning and Ending of the Line

Art Davis Studios Official Simmer Dim Waltz EP Release Date Set

RELEASE DATE: March 27, 2018 Art Davis Studios has set the official release date of the new Art Davis EP, Simmer Dim Waltz featuring five new original songs and instrumentals for MARCH 27, 2018. EP will be available on Amazon, iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, YouTube Music, Microsoft Groove, Spotify, Pandora, and several other music … Continue reading Art Davis Studios Official Simmer Dim Waltz EP Release Date Set

Tao – for Synth Choir

New original composition. Will be featured as the closing track on the soon to be released EP, Simmer Dim Waltz to be released March 27, 2018.  This piece features a Synth Choir. http://soundcloud.com/art-davis/tao-1 As always thanks for listening and be sure and like this post. Follow my website http://ArtDavisStudios.com or my FB page http://www.facebook.com/ArtDavisStudios to … Continue reading Tao – for Synth Choir

Knowing Your Headphones and Monitors Is More Important Than Room Treatment

If you know me you've heard this before. It's not your gear it's your ears. Or more importantly it is your ability to creatively listen, understand, and INTERPRET what you are hearing. First let's get out of the way the fact that I am NOT saying room treatment is worthless, or that you shouldn't do … Continue reading Knowing Your Headphones and Monitors Is More Important Than Room Treatment

Free Gift: Bric-a-Brac Free Download

Free Wav File From Art Davis Studios Would like to say THANK YOU to all the folks that have liked my Art Davis Studios FB Page and Website. So here's a free gift for you: FREE download of an original jazz tune,  Bric-a-Brac. Just click on Download in the upper right of the picture. This composition uses … Continue reading Free Gift: Bric-a-Brac Free Download