Indie Artist Lounge Update

Hey there! Alex here. Just wanted to give a quick update on where things are at with Indie Artist Lounge. You may have noticed that Indie Artist Lounge has fallen pretty quiet lately. I mostly just wanted to check in, let you know that I’m ok, and give you a bit of an idea of […]

[Video] Simple Workflow for Editing Vocals in Melodyne

Tuning vocals is a bit of a controversial subject. Some consider it cheating. Others use it heavily as a stylistic preference. I tend to sit somewhere in the middle, using it to enhance my vocal recordings without overdoing it. In today’s video, I will show you my workflow for tuning vocals in Melodyne. My method […]

[Video] Overlapping Vocals

Overlapping vocals is a great way to add some interest to your recordings and productions. It’s easy to do, and can work really well in some situations. Check out how to do it in today’s video. What do you think? Ever used this technique on your recordings? How did it go? Leave a comment!

[Video] Using Your Voice as a Background Instrument

Background vocals are great for harmonies. But you can also use your voice as a background instrument to just add a bit of texture to your productions. This is what I call “Background Vocals”, or BGV’s. It’s where you basically sing an instrumental part with your voice. See an example in today’s video. Ever used […]

EP Release and Giveaway

I’m very excited today to announce that my new EP has finally been released! Check out the video below for more information. Make sure to watch to the end for an opportunity to win free stuff.

When to STOP Recording

If you’re like me, you might find it hard to know when you’re done. Specifically, when recording a song. How do you know when you’ve recorded enough? How do you know when you’ve overdone it? The answer is difficult because it really depends on the song. Some songs feel best when they’re full to the brim […]

When To Scrap Your Hard Work

Have you ever found it hard to scrap something that you just knew wasn’t working? You know you need to get rid of it. But maybe you just couldn’t admit it to yourself. Maybe it was a song on your album that didn’t fit. You didn’t want to scrap it because you had spent so […]