Word of the day: apophthegm

apophthegm Noun (plural: apophthegms) Pronunciation: /ˈapΙ™ΞΈΙͺm/ A short, witty, instructive saying; an aphorism or maxim. Who thought this word was a good idea? For one thing, it literally looks like a sneeze. It’s one letter away from having all the letters of “phlegm” anyway. It’s a word for a saying or maxim. But how many …

Welcome to the new site!

Hello! If you’ve arrived from the old site at WordPress.com, I can assure you you’re now in the right place. This is where my website and blog will now reside. The old one will still be around, but won’t be updated. All the posts on the old are still there but only viewable to me. …

YouTube update 28/07/12

Just one track this time. It’s a pretty cool one, though. πŸ˜› “Icicles” Enjoy! πŸ˜€

YouTube update 23/07/12

Just two this time round. Hopefully I’ll get some more done and uploaded soon-ish. Anyway, hope you enjoy ’em. πŸ™‚ “Retina” ______________________________________________________________________________ “Forgotten Eden”

New keyboard!

What the title says. It’s a Yamaha PSR-E333 and is quite a bit more advanced than my old keyboard, which honestly looked like some kind of Fisher-Price toy. Still has no pitch/modulation wheels, though. Weirdly. Here’s a video of me having a jolly good time with it:

MIDIs page back; tons of new MIDI crap now up

Alrighty, the MIDIs page is back up, and everything should be back to normal now. πŸ™‚ I now have a new online MIDI repository which is here: http://jimmy.the-powerhouse.net/MIDI/ So please change your bookmark URLs (haha, right) from “phenomer” to “the-powerhouse”. I have yet to clean up the links in the previous posts (they still lead …

Adrenaline Mob: An actual review

Seeing how I’ve already ranted indirectly at the various vitriolic reviewers decrying the latest venture of two of my all-time modern metal heroes in something that seems to be a radical departure from what is considered their “norm”, I thought I might as well give my take on the album, to see if I can …

Important: Phenomer.net = Phenomer dot dead

It would seem that Phenomer.net, the filespace I used to upload all of my stuff, has gone down permanently – meaning my overbloated file repository, which has, for a number of years, been painstakingly provided and maintained by the brilliant Wartorn, has moved. He did a great job with the move and now all that …