The Gift Of Your Music (And Why You Must Share It)

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If you are a music creator, you have a gift that needs sharing. In reality your gift of music is a two directional gift. On the one hand, I believe the sheer fact that you have any musical talent, aptitude, or creative ideas is a pure gift from God. It did not originate with you…. Read more »

One Overlooked Question Every Home Studio Should Ask [Video]

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Want to make more (and better) music in your home studio next year? Then it’s time to become intentional. Take a few minutes to watch this video and then ask yourself the most overlooked question in the average home studio. It will help you move from reactionary music making, to planned and intentional music making.

3 Simple Strategies For Mixing On Headphones

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Do you find yourself having to mix exclusively on headphones? Are your mixes coming out all wacky? I think I can help. In an ideal world, you would mix primarily on a simple set of studio monitors and then simply check that mix on headphones. But sometimes headphones is all you have to work with…. Read more »

You Don’t Need An Engineer To Engineer

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We all want the same thing – great recordings of our music. Where we might differ is what we think it takes to get there. I’ve shared before how I feel recording and mixing is more art than science, more music than math, more creativity than calculations. And that’s good news for most of us…. Read more »

Slate Digital Revival Virtual Mix Rack Plugin Review [Video]

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I’m a huge fan of great sounding, easy to use, low cost home studio gear. Especially when it’s FREE! Steven Slate of Slate Digital just released his much anticipated Virtual Mix Rack plugin this week, but the surprise news to me was his very own sonic enhancer plugin called Revival. This thing can enhance the bottom… Read more »