Eric Barfield

Modartt PianoTeq Sponsorship

Modartt PianoTeq Sponsorship

I officially got endorsed by Modartt this week! Modartt makes PianoTeq, a physical modeling piano plugin that sounds amazing and is uber-CPU efficient (in my experience they used less than 8% of my CPU and no hard drive speeds, compared with my other piano plugins that use up to 60%). 

Guest Blog: Aaron Kusterer, Full-time Musician: The Top 5 Things I’ve Learned

Guest Blog: Aaron Kusterer, Full-time Musician: The Top 5 Things I’ve Learned

I met Aaron Kusterer back when I was touring with my original pop/rock group Watching Judas. We instantly clicked since we were both from the St. Louis metro area, had a deep passion for music, and were one of the few guys that played rock music for a living in a secondary market.

My Top 4 Day Trips Near St. Louis

My Top 4 Day Trips Near St. Louis

As most of you know I grew up near St. Louis, MO, and I've always loved exploring the drivable areas near my hometown. Sarah and I often would spend hours driving through the countryside exploring roads, and I distilled those explorations into our top 4 best day trips. Here they are, in no particular order: