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The Secret To Creating A Hit Song

Recently I’ve been spending a lot of time researching how to create a hit song. I’ve checked out dozens of blog articles and YouTube videos by producers, writers, A&R guys and many other industry experts (and some maybe not so expert). I expected to learn the secrets to what makes […]

By |March 30th, 2016|General, Music Industry|0 Comments

Who You Know

There’s a saying in life that i have become more and more convinced is true as time goes on. “Success is not about what you know, its about who you know.” Studies have shown that success in any field or endeavor is based on the quality and quantity of the […]

By |May 8th, 2015|General, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Doing It Anyways

The New Year has just begun and like so many people I’m sure you’ve already made some resolutions. The resolution that I have made for 2015 is to stop procrastinating. I’ll probably get around to it sometime in the next couple of weeks (stop to acknowledge bad joke). I’ve found […]

By |January 19th, 2015|General|0 Comments

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 |May 30th, 2014|General, Music Industry|0 Comments

My Story – Learning To Become A Recording Engineer

You and your band mates have written 10 of the greatest songs ever written. The world needs to hear your music. So you’ve decided to record your music. You’ve picked up a set of drum mics specifically designed for drums. You’ve bought some other mics you heard were good for […]

By |May 16th, 2014|General|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 |January 13th, 2014|Artists and Bands, General, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Do What You Do Best – Create Great Music

You and your band mates have written 10 of the greatest songs ever written.  The world needs to hear your music.  So you decide to record your music.  You picked up a set of drum mics specifically designed for drums.  You bought some other mics you heard were good for […]

By |January 1st, 2014|Artists and Bands, General, Recording Technology, 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 help […]

By |October 9th, 2013|Artists and Bands, General, Tips and Tricks|1 Comment

Mixing vs. Mastering: A Cake Analogy

Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a lot of different clients with lots of different backgrounds, and aside from “What’s the difference between a producer and an engineer,” one of the questions that pops up more than any other is: “What’s the difference between mixing a […]

By |January 14th, 2013|General, Music Industry, Recording Technology|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 |August 20th, 2012|General|4 Comments