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Upcoming Facc-Tones Shows
4pm $10 donated to Art of Survival 1st Church in Somerville HELL YES FEST! is being put on by Wet Pizza and we're honored to be a part of it. There are a ton of killer local bands on the bill (see the flyer). All proceeds go to a great cause, Art of Survival. Address is: 89 College Ave in Davis SQ.
7:30pm $8 Club Bohemia (aka the Can-Tab Basement) We're playing with old friends Big Jon & The Mattress Factory plus local Miele and Mickey PG.
Zack Facco's Blog

All of these were done in a little blue gridded vellum notebook I carry around. Most were done while working at a music venue (I rarely draw at home). I like Clearprint paper a lot. It’s not perfect, but it’s fun to work with using pen or pencil and there’s something cool about drawing on […]


This exercise is a little different than the the ones in the last set I uploaded and I’ve found it especially useful. Each track plays a cadence (in C Major) and then a robotic voice says the name of an interval. You have a few seconds to guess the note before the answer plays. If […]


The Carbon Copy is a kick ass analog delay. But one thing that always bugged me about it is that it came with a Mod button to add pitch shifting to the repeats, yet even with the internal trims cranked it did basically nothing. What a waste. I wasn’t alone in this opinion and a […]


I’m a big fan of the contextual hearing method of ear training. It’s basically the tradition method of ear training. The idea is to hear notes in the context of a key. This is opposed to the more modern method which involves learning intervals out of context often using mnemonics to help remember the sounds […]


UPDATE: I made a page that I’ll keep up to date with the latest version as I fix any thing that pops up and/or improve it. 0.001 turned out to be pretty broken! New 18i8 Linux Mixer Page Here it is in all it’s pea soup colored glory. Let’s call this version 0.001. It’s barely […]

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