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  • Music That Shaped My Youth

    This post started it’s life from the viral thing circulating around Facebook that prompted whoever was tagged in the previous participant’s post to list their musical influences from their teenage years. Since…

  • Shivers!

    Gimmicky music isn’t something I generally go for or push but something about Halloween makes it OK for me. Truth be told, I’m a bit of a sucker for the campiness of…

  • The Dreaded Mixdown Pt. 1

    When talking shop with many budding artists and music producers, often one of the biggest pain points you’ll hear them complain about is getting a good mixdown. ¬†While fancy gear and plugins…

  • Quick-Start Arrangement

    The arrangement stage of writing music can be frustrating, especially for beginners. Here is a quick start tip to get you out of that 8 bar loop ASAP! For many electronic music…

  • Meditation

    My music making tip for this week goes outside of anything actually having to do with the music itself. There are several habits that I established in the last year or so…