The Liars Club Oddcast #032 | Marc Schuster, Musician & Writer

Yet again, another month has gotten by me without a post on my blog! Here’s a link to a recent interview I did on the Liars Club Oddcast… A splendid time was had by all!

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Could you walk away from writing novels cold turkey mid-career? Marc opens up about what led him to let go of one dream to embrace another.  An honest, thought-provoking episode.

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Surprise! 125 Additional Instrument Patches in Alesis Nitro Drum Module

I've had my Alesis Nitro electronic drum kit for about a year now, and I recently discovered that it's more than just a drum kit. It's also a synth module with 125 different voices. In case you're wondering, here's what the kit looks like: It's an entry-level kit without many bells and/or whistles (not even…Read more Surprise! 125 Additional Instrument Patches in Alesis Nitro Drum Module

Interesting Article

Speaking of "otherworldly" music (as I did a couple of days ago), here's a link to an interesting New Yorker article by Alex Ross I read on an odd music venue in Rangely, Colorado: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/07/24/a-water-tank-turned-music-venue The venue is a giant water tank with unique ambient qualities that some people might describe as spooky. The article…Read more Interesting Article

A Visit to California and New Material from Laini Colman and From Apes to Angels…

Wow! I just noticed that my last blog post was on June 6. Where does the time go? In my case, some of it went to California for a while... I also did a bit of traveling more locally and worked on some music. At the moment, I'm having visions of a concept album about…Read more A Visit to California and New Material from Laini Colman and From Apes to Angels…

“Front of the Line”

I've been doing a bit of recording over the past few weeks. Here's a really short one. My goal was to keep it under a minute--and to make the track sound like something I would have recorded with one of the bands I was in back in high school. Not sure if I'll include it…Read more “Front of the Line”