Tips and Tricks

What I Learned From Dispatch

Here is the next What I Learned video from Cary Crichlow.  Cary has become an accomplished recording engineer and producer, with over a decade of experience.  Bands and artists come from all over the state (and sometimes beyond), to work with Cary.  RCR Recording Studios is excited to continue the […]

By |July 22nd, 2017|Artists and Bands, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Top 11 Mistakes Made in the Recording Studio

No one is perfect. We all make mistakes big or small, some of us on a daily basis. And while learning from your mistakes is an invaluable way of growing and improving, I find that when possible it’s always better to learn from the mistakes of others. This is a […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Geek Speak – 7 Terms Every Musician Should Know When Recording

Ok has this ever happened to you? You head into the studio to record that next hit song yours and you have a sudden inspiration for a sound or an effect you want to be heard. You try and explain what you want to the engineer and he/she looks back […]

By |October 17th, 2015|Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|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

Writer’s Block

It happens to all of us at some point.  The well of creative juices just seems to run dry for a time (which can feel like eternity) and we just feel off of our game.  In sports they call it a slump, in the rat race they call it being […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Artists and Bands, Tips and Tricks|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

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