Low’n’Slow: Bass Loops & Samples

BØLT news, sound packs

Every good laid-back groove needs a bass track that sits just right and makes your head bob. That’s why I decided to put together a pack of bass loops and samples that will give your tracks some serious low-end goodness! 10 original loops in 3-4 keys each and 59 one shot samples including delicious plucks, thumps, slides, and hammer-ons carefully …

Expedited Release: #jamuary2020 Mixtape

BØLT releases

Since a lot of us will be stuck at home for a while I decided to expedite the release of my #jamuary mixtape and release it RIGHT NOW instead of 3/29. “jamuary 2020 / cuts” is now available wherever you get your music! All tracks were made using the OP-Z with some help from the Korg Nu:Tekt NTS-1 on “boom …

A free Mixtape for Leap Day!

BØLT news

Since #jamuary2020 was such a romp, I decided to expand on a couple of my favorite tracks of that challenge and put together a free mixtape! All of the tracks were made on the teenage engineering OP-Z with a little help from the Korg Nu:Tekt NTS-1 on “boom blip”. For now, it’s available exclusively on Bandcamp so download, stream, and …

“voyager II” is live!

BØLT news

#jamuary2020 has been one hell of a ride and I came off of this challenge feeling more inspired and excited about music than I have been in a long time! To celebrate, my sophomore album “voyager II” is now available for streaming or downloading wherever you get your music!

voyager II coming Feb. 1st.

BØLT news, releases

It’s time for a sequel. Once I finished the first “voyager” album, I knew I still had a bunch of ideas that would fit its sonic narrative. Thus, I decided to make my next album a direct follow-up and name it “voyager II”. It will be available on all popular online platforms on February 1st. This album features another 11 …

#jamuary 2020

BØLT news

Happy new year! I’ve decided that this year I’ll be joining in on the fun that is #jamuary! Similarly to “inktober”, I’ll be posting (or trying to post) at least 1 minute of new, original music each day of January – be it beats, jamming, or even just practicing. It’s about not overthinking and just putting out whatever music is …

BOLT - awake (single)

my new single is live.

BØLT news, releases

With my next album “voyager II” coming very soon, I’d like to give you a little sneak peek into what’s to come with this single titled “awake”. This track was made entirely on the teenage engineering OP-Z and PO-32 tonic drum machine, synced together using the oplab module.

I Start Here: One Random Patch at a Time

BØLT gear, teenage engineering

Randomness can be an incredible source of inspiration. Being presented out of the blue with a sound you weren’t expecting can lead to creative ideas you would’ve never ever contemplated otherwise. As a part of the first #teoperator community briefing courtesy of Heymun (@heymunmusic), I wanted to show you how I use randomness to kickstart my creative process when I’m …

Listening Party & Live Stream

BØLT news, releases

This Friday (Nov. 22nd), I’ll be hosting a little listening party over at Union Sound at Bow Market, Somerville (view in Maps). I’ll be playing a bunch of tracks from my newly released album, “voyager“, live on the OP-Z. For those who can’t make it, I’ll also stream the entire thing over on my Instagram (@bolt.wav)!