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Do It Your Fucking Self – how not to establish a successful business relationship – and some “how to” as well.

Here's a message that just appeared this morning in a group of freelance Mix Engineers: What’s the best way for virtual networking with the musical community? I am looking for mixing and mastering engineers to weigh out my options in order to find a dedicated, fair priced, passionate engineer to help me finalize a list… Continue reading Do It Your Fucking Self – how not to establish a successful business relationship – and some “how to” as well.

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Get a Song Produced

This is the first post of what I hope to become a series to sit alongside my Artist Development & Marketing articles series. The Proposal (sadly doesn't include Sandra Bullock) I am offering my Record Producer Services to one Act to produce one (1) Song (or Instrumental) from Demo to completion, incl. Mixed & Mastered.… Continue reading Get a Song Produced

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Making Organic Instruments in a DAW

By the late-80's people had started to use "MIDI Music" as a derogatory term. I understand because there was an ever-increasing amount of highly programmed or quantized material out there. I don't entirely blame composers as it was a new frontier where we could have all our parts perfectly in time, with no distortion. And… Continue reading Making Organic Instruments in a DAW

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Tips for Setting Up for Podcast or Audio Program Recording

Companion to How To Develop a Great Podcast or Audio Program If you look online you will see endless tips & tricks and adverts for all these things you must have to be “pro” when making a Podcast or audio recording. Generally, they are not helping you. Here is the advice I give to my… Continue reading Tips for Setting Up for Podcast or Audio Program Recording

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How to Develop a Great Podcast or Audio Program

Audio Programs are many and varied. Most go under the catch-all term Podcast these days. Making great audio material is not particularly hard these days, so long as you keep your focus on what matters. Basically there are three parts to developing a podcast or audio program 1. Create the Material I am amazed at… Continue reading How to Develop a Great Podcast or Audio Program