There Are No Excuses For Not Making Music

Today I want to encourage you. And to do that I must be brutally honest. You have no excuse. Specifically, you have no excuse to not be making the music you want. Complain all you want, there simply are no longer any excuses for music makers in this day and age. Today...

The 80/20 Rule For Music Creation

If you want the next 6 to 12 months of your music making to be as productive (and fun) as possible, then this video is for you. With so many videos, blogs, tutorials, and magazines out there offering tips, tricks, and training on how to get the most out of your music...

The Digital Audio Sweet Spot

Did you know that your software has a sweet spot? There is actually an optimal level for all of your tracks when recording and mixing in a digital system (DAW) and knowing this can help you get the best sound possible out of your software. In this video I explain why...

Got Thin Vocals? Here’s How To Thicken Them Up

If you ever find yourself stuck with a thin lead vocal in your song, know this: you’re not alone. Even professionally recorded vocals in big studios sometimes have weird frequencies that make them sound thin, harsh, or otherwise unnatural. While there are quite...

3 Ways To Get Out Of A Creative Rut

Let’s face it, all of us musicians get stuck in a rut from time to time. Those moments when you have no good ideas. Recording feels like a chore. Mixing feels like beating your head against a wall. You’re not a robot. You can’t sustain creative...