Have you ever had “clicks” and “pops” in your recordings or mixes? Have you ever had a dialog box pop up and tell you that the system got overloaded and had to stop? Or that your hard drive was too slow? It really sucks. Especially when it distracts you from making music. No one wants […]
Got a new video for you today. In this one, I show you through the guitar tracks on one of the songs on my recent EP, and how I got them to sound nice and big, even though I only have a few tracks. Check it out below: Have any techniques for getting a huge guitar […]
As you’ve probably heard, I released my new EP last week. It’s called You Never Let Me Go. I hope you’ve had a chance to listen. If so, please let me know what you think! I’d love to hear from you. Today, I want to reflect on my Top Lessons that I learned during the production […]
Mixing is definitely one of the most fun parts of the music production process. It’s super rewarding to take your recorded tracks, make them fit together, and really get them to shine. And assuming you’ve done your work up front and recorded great sounding tracks, then you’ll skip over most of the frustration that people […]
You know what I think is the biggest obstacle for home studio owners today? It’s not money. You can get amazing recordings these days on budget gear. It’s not time. This might be controversial, but I truly believe that “time management” is a misnomer. It’s all about priority management. You have just as many hours […]
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.
An often inevitable part of the production process is editing. The editing phase encompasses several things. This is where we comp together all of our takes, maybe move some audio segments around if needed, and try to fix up some mistakes in the recording. But a big part of editing is what I call “tightening”. […]