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Recording Technology

Recording Technology Is Your Friend

If you’ve been keeping up to date with my articles, you’ll know one thing about me. I’m a bit of a control freak. I talk a lot about “having control”, and “controlled environments”… and that’s because it’s part of my style. I’ve tweaked my techniques to help me feel comfortable, but more importantly I’ve developed…

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Overhead Microphone Phasing And Urban Legends

Nearly every sound engineer has dealt with phase. I have showed how to cancel an entire signal simply by duplicating and inverting the signal in this video. We’ve spoken about identifying phase by using phase inversion and listening for changes in the low end. But, how do we avoid phase issues? This article will focus…

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How To Produce

How To Produce (Conclusion)

The “How To Produce” series has been a very satisfying compilation to write so far and I’m actually kind of bummed to see it come to a close. I’ve given a lot of advice and I hope you’re able to gain some knowledge from my writing. Producing is my life, my passion, and I hope it sparks…

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How to Produce (Part 1)

The last article I wrote focused on the transition to producer-hood. After writing it, I received a ton of responses from musicians who couldn’t quite see the difference between the two. So today, I’m planning on clearing up some of the confusion. Someone Who Plays an Instrument When I talk about musicians, I’m talking about…

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Musician to Producer

Transitioning from Musician to Producer

So you’re looking to hang up your guitar, jump into that big comfy chair and twist a few knobs around, huh? Well, first you have to make sure it’s the right decision for you. Are you really willing to give up touring and live shows? Can you give up your creative control and allow someone…

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Which Time Signature Are You?

Here’s a fun little quiz to see what time signature best represents your personality. Enjoy!    What were your results?? Leave us a comment below!

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Recording Yourself

Pros and Cons of Recording Yourself

If you’re anything like me you beam with pride when you tell somebody “I’m a musician!” Some people may mistake your sentiment for arrogance, but let’s be honest, playing an instrument is frackin cool. (Just like that sweet Battlestar reference right there.) Almost every producer I know started out playing in a band and recording…

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Contacting Bands From Your Studio at Home

How to Land a Band From Your Studio at Home (Part 3) By now you should be feeling pretty confident with your ability to find the right band for your professional studio, or studio at home. If you still have some questions, you may want to go back and refresh yourself on Part 1 and…

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How to Land a Band (Part 2)

Hello my friends, and welcome back to part two of the How to Land a Band series! If you haven’t checked out Part 1, I suggest you check it out now. So far we’ve learned that our most advantageous technique for scouting bands is our good old friend the internet. I’m going to give you…

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How To Land a Band (Part 1)

Believe it or not, attracting clients is a huge part of our job description. I can almost guarantee that most up and coming producers aren’t even aware of the countless hours that go into finding a project – and it isn’t their fault. It’s just something that isn’t talked about. Far too many young producers…

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