Every time I complete a recording or mixing project I try and take a moment to sum up what I learned from the process. This week I released my latest solo EP, The Tree and I’ve enjoyed sharing it with many of you, hearing feedback, and celebrating the completion of a 3 month journey.
But today I want to point out a few lessons I learned along the way in hopes that it will encourage you to keep learning and stay humble!
Drum Editing Isn’t Always Necessary
Now I could have told you this years ago. If you have a talented drummer who is fairly comfortable playing to a click track, drum editing isn’t always needed. In fact, my mantra has been to only edit if you need to. Otherwise leave it alone. But truth be told, I actually love drum editing. In fact, there’s some addictive quality to using Beat Detective to snap transients to the grid. I know, I’m weird.
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