A Crazy Simple (and genius) Approach To Mixing

What if mixing music is a whole lot simpler than we think? At the end of the day, all we’re trying to do with EQ, compression, reverbs, delays, faders, automation, and all the tools at our disposal is simply make great sounding music to share with the world. And...

The Home Studio Musician’s Manifesto

If you’re going to make music in your home studio, you need to know what you’re doing. Not just how to record a song and all the intricacies of mixing, but more importantly you need a vision for how to get the most out of your gear, your songs, and...

3 Steps To Know Your Mix Is Ready

Is your mix good enough to share? When is your mix “done”? And what actually makes a good mix anyway? Today I want to answer all of those questions. First I’ll give you a simple 3 step “checklist” to know when your mix is done and ready....

Mastering In The Home Studio: Robots Vs Humans

Quick story today about how I beat up a robot. Well, not a real robot, but a music robot. OK, this is sounding weird. Literally as I type this I’m picturing the Michael Jackson music video for Beat It where those two guys kind of dance fight with knives, only...