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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

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

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

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

How to Finance Your Album

In these challenging economic times, it’s becoming very difficult for a lot of musicians to produce a high quality album.  Many are choosing the DIY (Do It Yourself) approach, and that’s all fine and good, but you might not be getting the best sounding final product.  A major reason musicians […]

By |October 13th, 2011|Artists and Bands, Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

The Future of the Music Industry: Part 1

It’s the question on everyone’s mind these days: what does the future hold for the music industry? Illegal downloading and file sharing are rampant, record sales are dropping; if we took our cue from the major labels, they seem to be scratching and clawing their way into every aspect of […]

By |October 5th, 2011|Artists and Bands, Music Industry|4 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

Why Use a Recording Studio?

A recurring theme in my discussions with artists and bands is how they have attempted to record their music at a friend’s house or attempted to record it themselves. They do this to save money on the recording. With the advent of many low-cost recording software products, this seems like […]

By |May 28th, 2011|Recording Technology|3 Comments