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Karmaflow: A Rock Opera Video Game

Published on June 20, 2013 by in all, life

A fellow student of mine is currently working on a really cool project. It is called Karmaflow and will be a rock opera video game when it is finished. How awesome is that? Have a look at their introduction video:

 
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Back Online Again, Solving Import SQL Database Error for WordPress

Published on March 14, 2013 by in all, life

Hey People! As you have probably noticed, akingsmercury.com was offline for two days lately. I moved to another host in order to be prepared for a little more growth of my website (hopefully). Sorry for that! I can console everybody that was sad about akingsmercury.com being offline by admitting that I was frustrated, too. I

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How to Make an Inventory of Your Hard Drives – List Your Finder Window

Working with high-resolution video or high quality audio it is inevitable to accumulate a number of external hard drives or solid state drives in order to provide enough room for storage of projects. If you want to be on the save site and backup your files, you need even more disk space. A couple of

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Most Popular Christmas Songs, Guitar Chords and Lyrics

It is Christmas time again and what is better than playing and singing the most popular Christmas songs with your family. As a small Christmas gift, I searched for the most famous Christmas songs of all time and created this wonderful list. To help you save your precious Christmas time I also added a link

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Review: Pocket Beatles For Guitar

Title:[amazon_link id=”0895241269″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ] Pocket Beatles for Guitar[/amazon_link] Subtitle: Over 120 great songs with melody, chords and full lyrics. Arranged for easy to intermediate guitar. Author: Milton Okun Publisher: ATV Music Publications ASIN: 0895241269 Pages: 256 Songs: #>120 Content:  The ‘Pocket Beatles for Guitar‘ contains over 120 great Beatles song. All all-time super

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The 50 Best Film-Score Composers and Their Greatest Soundtracks

[amazon_link id=”B000VEA38E” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ][/amazon_link]Plenty of times, I read or heard the statement: ‘Film-score composers are the compositional geniuses of our time.’ In my eyes, there is a lot of truth behind this statement. Film-score composers need to be literate not only in many different musical genres but they also have to have a

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Music in Marketing and Advertisement: Effective Strategies

Why is music so important in marketing and advertisement and what strategies are there to use it effectively? The influence of music on our moods, emotions, perceptions and preferences is often more present than we consciously experience. The psychology behind the mechanism of how music effects us are still not understood entirely. Nonetheless, they can

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How to Record What You Hear ( Built-in Output ) for Mac

Every Mac or Computer user comes across the moment when he or she simply wants to record what he hears through his speakers. Let it be a show on your favorite life stream radio or audio samples from that funny talk on YouTube. It doesn’t matter what it is (if it doesn’t infringe the copyright

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Music and Emotions: The Seven Mechanisms that Evoke Musical Emotions

[amazon_link id=”0199604967″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ][/amazon_link]No one would argue against the statement that music and emotions can have a strong relationship with each other, but how is it even possible that something as abstract as music can evoke our most personal emotions? To answer this questions I have read parts of the book ‘Handbook of

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10 Extraordinary Instruments

1. The Largest Drumkit httpv://youtu.be/qn3a96iaxhI   Dr. Mark Temperato made a drumkit that comprises 340 pieces. For that he proudly holds the world record. He doesn’t sit in front of his drumkit but inside of it as even above and behind him there is nothing but drums, percussion and cymbals. For that a swivel chair

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