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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 |2019-06-21T01:47:51+00:00March 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 |2019-06-21T01:47:51+00:00May 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 |2019-06-21T01:47:51+00:00January 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 |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