How To Make It In The Music Industry

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2 Secrets To Getting Ahead

Want to get ahead in the music industry as an artist, band, or engineer? Then you must realize that it’s not about how talented you are, or how hard you work, or where you live. There are two fundamental strategies that you must employ immediately and consistently in order to see progress. And because no… Read more »

The Biggest Home Studio Lie We Tell Ourselves

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Six years ago I found myself telling this lie to not only myself but to the band I was recording at the time. It didn’t serve me or them well and it certainly won’t serve YOU well if your goal is get amazing sounding recordings and mixes. Watch this video and see if you’ve made… Read more »

Two Words That Will Transform Your Home Studio Results

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We as home studio owners all want one thing: great sounding songs. Tracks that are what I call “radio-ready”. But we tend to go looking for that sound in all the wrong places. Like new gear, “secret” techniques, and copying what everyone else is doing. The truth is, if you want to see your next… Read more »

Using old DAWs, $300 Speakers, And Winning An Emmy

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If you feel like you don’t have the right equipment or enough money to actually make the records you want to make, this post is for you. Today I want to share with you three different examples of people who are getting a lot done without trying “keep up” with the Jones’s of audio. From not… Read more »

The Truth About Why Your Mixes Suck

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Every day I go to work trying to help you get better recordings and mixes in your home or project studio – and for that reason I must tell you the truth. Think of me as your audio “brother” who is looking out for you, making sure you aren’t believing a fairy tale. I want… Read more »

The Secret To Maximum Creativity (In The Studio And Beyond)

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Have you ever felt stuck as a songwriter, producer, or engineer? First you have to know that this is normal. Second, you need to know the secret to waking up your brain to maximum creativity. Today I want to share with you two strategies to keeping you at your best with your music making.