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Spotlight on Nicholas Semrad: New "Ratio" Album
This week is "Spotlight on Nicholas Semrad" week! Check out his new album "Ratio" with expansions of Q.
This week YamahaSynth is proud to kick off "Spotlight on Nicholas Semrad" week with a great new album "Ratio" featuring San Antonio-based expansions of Q.
The record features sounds from the MONTAGE and other instruments processed through a 4-track cassette machine for a decidedly lofi sound. It's a beat tape style recording featuring 13 very hip and trippy tracks, the longest of which is 3 minutes. You owe it to yourself to check it out! Just click on the image above to go to Nicholas T. Semrad's page on bandcamp
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About the author
Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.