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New Artist Name: HatchBatch

 I'm releasing new material under the artist name HatchBatch  - To hatch music in batches

Why the artist name change?  to reflect how I create music 

Music created using improvisation (to hatch or originate) is fast and easy. So easy, in fact, the tracks flow out in "batches".  Each session rapidly follows another in the genre of choice.  Once created or "hatched", modern digital audio workstation (DAW) software, such as Steinberg Cubase 12, make it easy to modify the initial recordings.


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