How to Get Ready For a Concert

If you have booked the tickets for your desired concert, you need to do a few things to get ready for the big day. Here are a few tips for you to get started. Set a Budget You will need to set a budget for the expenses, such as new outfits, merchandise, parking, gas, drinks […]

3 Simple Steps to A Successful Music Career

Have you been racking your brain around the idea of where to start or what your next step in your music career is? What about always wondering what tools you will need to achieve a successful career in the music industry? I had these same questions when I first started pursuing my career in music […]

Recording and Selling Music 101

“Aside from the creative and technical aspects of recording an album, there are legal and contractual issues that must be considered before even entering the studio. The artist or label paying the expenses of recording must be sure that everyone is on the same page regarding whether fees and/or royalties are to be paid and, […]

How to Record Your Music

Recording Studio or Recording/Mixing/Sampling Software Recording is the process of capturing sounds through the use of microphones to be stored and heard later. Mixing is the process of taking all the different sounds you’ve recorded and blending them together to create a full song. You can either go to an established recording studio and hire […]

Improve Your Recordings and Mixes, on the Cheap

Some of the easiest ways to improve your recordings are also the cheapest. In fact, the most effective techniques require no money at all. Here’s a collection of tips you might find helpful the next time a pricey piece of gear stands between you and great recordings. HELP FROM OTHERS Have a friend perform: Home recording, […]

How To Add Instant Clarity To Your Mix

Do you have a muddy mix? Are you looking for that clarity and openness that your favorite mixes have? Turns out there’s one SUPER simple move you can make in your mixes that can INSTANTLY bring more clarity to your mix. And the good news? You already have the tools you need to pull this […]

What Sample Rate Should You Record And Mix At?

What is the best sample rate to record and mix your songs at? Is it 44.1k? 48k? 192k?!?! Which sounds better? Here’s another question: does sample rate even matter? I want to break these questions down for you once and for all in today’s video so you can make a smart decision and move on […]

Mix Buss Compression (The Right Way)

If you’ve ever heard of engineers using mix buss compression to “glue” their tracks together but have no idea what that means or how to do it – this video is for you. But many people mis-use mix buss compression and it actually makes their mix WORSE with it on, not better. Today I’ll break […]

Is Going To Audio School Worth It?

Should you go to audio school if you want to make a career as an audio engineer? That’s the question I’ve gotten so many times over the years and I’m going to answer it today. As someone who went to audio school and who has also made a living as an engineer for the past […]