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Recording Your Music – Cost Vs Value

There is nothing cheap about the music business.  Everything costs money:  Instruments, amps, gear and other accessories, lights, studio time, filming music videos, travel, marketing and promotions, accountants, managers and lawyers and the list goes on.  If you’re like the average musician, you probably don’t have a lot of extra [...]

By |2019-06-21T01:47:51+00:00May 30th, 2014|General, Music Industry|0 Comments

“That Sound”

So the story is told that a young recording engineer was working out of one of the nicest studios around.  He had tons of guitars, amps and microphones at his disposal.   He learned that Eric Clapton would be coming in to record a few tracks.  In preparation he used his [...]

By |2019-06-21T01:47:51+00:00January 13th, 2014|Artists and Bands, General, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

What I Learned

Over the last several months, I've been releasing a series of videos on YouTube called “What I Learned.” I basically research famous artists and bands and then give my two cents worth on, wait for it: what I learned. While a major factor in the creation process is entertainment, I couldn't [...]

By |2019-06-21T01:47:51+00:00October 9th, 2013|Artists and Bands, General, Tips and Tricks|1 Comment

A Broken Mecca

Once upon a time, in a country quite small, lived the world’s most talented artists. Some were stage performers; people from all over the land would flock to see these wonderful actors put on marvelous plays filled with stunning visuals and captivating performances. They were so moving they often brought [...]

By |2019-06-21T01:47:51+00:00August 20th, 2012|General|4 Comments

Engineer Vs. Producer

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is, "What's the difference between an engineer and producer?"  This used to surprise me until I really started thinking about it.  The quick answer? The producer is responsible for the the final product and the engineer is responsible for recording and [...]

By |2013-08-24T21:25:40+00:00July 21st, 2012|General, Recording Technology|2 Comments