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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 |July 21st, 2012|General, Recording Technology|2 Comments

The Future of the Music Industry Part 3: The New Strategy

Let’s face it.  We live in the era of song singles.  Why fight the tide when we can swim with it?

With this in mind, I have come up with what I believe to be the best strategy for new and emerging bands or artists.  I am in a band my […]

By |March 2nd, 2012|Artists and Bands, General, Music Industry, Tips and Tricks|1 Comment

How to Achieve Success

“A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he sets out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.” – Cyril Connolly
Success demands hard work.
History has proven we can’t escape it if we want to achieve great things in life. Just look at the former jobs of famous […]

By |January 17th, 2012|Artists and Bands, General, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

How to Choose a Recording Studio

So you’ve written some songs, maybe played a few shows, and now people are asking “Where can I get the album?”  You’re excited that people enjoy your music so much that they want to hear it over and over again!  But how do you create an album?

Unless you plan on […]

By |December 10th, 2011|Artists and Bands, General, Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Future of the Music Industry Part 2: Collaborations Not Competition

I wanted to dig in a little deeper about a blog I wrote a couple weeks ago about the Future of the Music Industry. Remember the acronym T.E.A.M from your high school sports? Together everyone achieves more. We all give lip service to it, but at the end of the […]

By |November 10th, 2011|Artists and Bands, General, Music Industry, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

The Next Musical Revolution: Where Music Will Head In The Near Future

Music has a tendency to do one of two things: either it will create and define a culture, or it will echo and promote the current culture.  If the past is any indication of the future, then there’s really no question of what’s coming next. Study the history of music […]

By |September 26th, 2011|Artists and Bands, General, Music Industry|0 Comments

Future of Music Coalition Seeks Earning Data from Musicians and Composers

With the continuing changes happening in the music industry, it is crucial for us to know what is happening right now and use that information to develop a game plan for going forward.  With this in mind, I have discovered a survey that focuses on the musicians and how they […]

By |September 19th, 2011|General, Music Industry|0 Comments