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  • Low Frequency roll-off

    The Dreaded Mixdown – EQ

    Last week I got into some very basic principles of mixing. So basic they may have seemed obvious to some but I think it’s important to remind ourselves of how simple things…

  • 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…

  • Alter your environment, alter your music

    Our environment and physiology can influence many interactions in our lives. Amazingly, it can even have an effect on the way our music sounds.

  • Your Taste vs. Your Art

    Being an artist is not for the faint of heart for a number of reasons. One of the first (and largest) barriers you encounter is the huge gap between what you want…

  • Habits

    This week’s 5 hour tune is kind of a nod to my earlier days of house music fandom. A simple, steady groove with a focus on building and releasing tension.

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    The 5 hour challenge – Week 1

    As part of an effort to get more efficient with my studio time and increase my ouput (and quality), I’ve decided to challenge myself to creating a tune in under 5 hours…