My new website for certified training in Steinberg's Cubase and Dorico is now live. Go to http://www.blenntech.com and see what I can do to help you get started or improve your knowledge in using these amazing programs for Recording and Music Notation as used by many great artists and composers including Hans Zimmer, Alan Silvestri, … Continue reading Introducing
Relaxation and meditation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h5UX-_Aq18&list=PLnbdOwWf0wW2S2oJHdoKFjpNbLsnw__DZ A series of beautiful audio visual journeys to help with relaxation and meditation by James Blennerhassett, an Irish composer and session musician.
Another Irish audio visual journey in nature featuring the original music of James Blennerhassett with Seana Davey and Kieran Leonard as "Aisdeoir". This beautiful music focuses on the interaction of a Dingwall six string Bass, Harp, Marimba and acoustic drums also with samples and soundscapes created using Halion and Cubase Pro. ©James Blennerhassett, Seana Davey, … Continue reading Repetition
Dance Among The Snowdrops
Dance among the Snowdrops or alternatively "Come on inside my head...again". Before this crazy Covid19 pandemic descended on us this year most of my recent musical working life was "Drive..Play..Drive..Sleep", whether it was driving to a recording session or to play at a concert or to play at a dance with Derek Ryan. Funnily enough … Continue reading Dance Among The Snowdrops
The Fairies of Lough Sheelin
When my two daughters were young, we lived in the hills near the Arigna mountains and one our favourite pastimes was to search for Fairies, Elves, Goblins and other woodland beings in the neighbouring forests and around Lough Arrow and Lough Key. The girls loved it and having very active imaginations we could find evidence … Continue reading The Fairies of Lough Sheelin
Come on inside my head…If you dare!
https://youtu.be/ufAcIcvFZ1M Take a trip inside my head for an audiovisual feast of what makes me tick. The music was composed by myself using Cubase pro 10.5 and the video was edited in Filmora 9.3 (thanks to Kieran Leonard for the Drums and Anvils, Enda Dempsey, Kane O'Rourke, Emily Blennerhassett, Shane Mc Gilton, Willie Dunne, Robbie … Continue reading Come on inside my head…If you dare!
A selection of fab recent music videos that I have either made or been involved in starting with…
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It’s all about the Bass!
A short series where I talk about my favourite Basses that I use in my recording session and live work in Ireland, The UK and beyond and of course online. https://youtu.be/pZd7GFi7-Nw
Lockdown jammin’ with my Dingwall NG3
The online Bass session
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