Community Spotlight: Eric Hausmann, Composer


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Community Spotlight: Eric Hausmann, Composer

"Some of my favorite experiences in my studio are when beautiful things happen by accident. I don't experiment as much as I used to while recording, but when something unexpected occurs, it can be thrilling and it refuels me with an adrenaline rush. On my last album, I'd recorded some short phrases using a Wurlitzer organ sound that I envisioned alongside a steady drum beat and bass line. By accident, I loaded these phrases into a piano sound and it changed everything. I set the tempo much slower, and the piano oozed with such heartfelt emotion. The entire piece shifted into something completely different and I couldn't have been happier with the end result. The thing is, I would have never thought to write it this way had I not made that mistake."

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