5 Reasons To Make An EP In 2020

This 2020, I’ve got a challenge for you. I’d like you to make an EP, and release it as an independent artist.  (In case you don’t know what an EP is, it’s like a mini-album. Think of it as a set of 3-6 songs.) Discover why you need to make an EP this year with today’s...

4 Tips To Make More Music In 2020

 Did you make as much music last year as you hoped? If you’re like most people, the answer is a big fat no. And not because you didn’t WANT to make a lot of music – it just didn’t happen. I am of the belief that the biggest thing holding back...

How To Make A Cheap Bass Sound HUGE!

 So I have this cheap $179 bass guitar that I keep in my studio if I ever need to lay down a quick little bass line. Sometimes it comes out pretty awesome sounding – but sometimes it sounds…well…cheap. Fortunately, that can be fixed with plugins...

Is Rock Music Dead?

 Does anyone even care about rock music, or real instruments like drums and guitars anymore?! As a rock music lover (and artist) myself it makes me concerned. So the question naturally comes to my mind: is rock music simply dead? Or is something else going on under...

4 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time For Music

Are we living in the golden age for music? I hear so many people saying that it is the hardest time to succeed in music. That CDs don’t sell anymore and labels don’t sign and promote artists the way they used to. So in today’s video, I want to give...

When Is My Song Good Enough To Release?

 How do you know when your song or mix is good enough to release to the world? At what point can you be sure it’s ready for Spotify or Apple Music? If you’ve ever asked yourself that question then welcome to the club. It’s a frustrating reality of...

Are Mix Engineers Overrated?

This might sound offensive but I think we need to stop worshipping famous mix engineers. When I look around the YouTube audio engineer space it seems that all anyone wants to talk about is mixing. And even more specifically, famous mix engineers. Now don’t get...

I can’t believe this thing exists

What if you could compare 300 microphones right now, from the comfort of your home and know which one sounds best to you? Want to hear the real difference between a $4000 microphone and a $150 microphone on the same vocalist, piano, or guitar? Um…yeah that...