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Getting an 80’s style vocal with this Free Vocal Doubler

One of my favorite types of vocal effects can be found on many of the popular records of the 80’s. It is a thick vocal doubler effect that can be heard on records like “Let’s hear for the boy” by Denice Williams. I wanted to recreate that effect by using stock plugins on a project…

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A myth most artist believe about achieving success with their music career

I am so excited to introduce my new “Breakthrough Artist Podcast”.  I will be using this as an outlet to share content from my years of working with major recording artist both the ups and the downs.  I have been getting a lot of requests to create a podcast platform to make it easier to…

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Simple way to bring life back into your projects

Sometimes listening to that same old eight bar loop for hours and hours on end can either drive you to insanity or want to throw your workstation into the nearest dumpster.  I want to share with you a simple way to treat your current or old projects and triggers for new and exciting ideas.  check…

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4 ways to get over feeling like your music is not good enough.

Some things just go well together.  Peanut butter and jelly, a bagel and cream cheese, Daft Punk and Vocoders.  Other things go together, but not so great.  Like working on a track and then feeling that it just isn’t good enough.  This is how I felt when I began my career as a music producer.…

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How to not leave a lasting impression with your music

I just saw this video created by Every frame a painting Youtuber how breaks down how the marvel symphonic universe plays it safe when it comes to creating the scores for some of the biggest grossing movies of all time.   I thought this was a very interesting perspective on how playing it safe with your music…

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How your passion for making music can leave you feeling lost!

In this video I explain how sometimes our passion for making music can be the #1 thing stopping us for reaching our goals.   You can download the Free eBook here: Download Your Breakthrough Artist Blueprint

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How this one thing can create your perfect workflow.

I once had someone ask me what was the most important thing to do when mixing music.  I replied with one word, “Balance”.  Finding balance in your mix is the foundation to having everything sit in its right place.  This will produce a great sounding final product.   Later on, I reflected some more about…

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The two things I learned from working with Sia

Being able to work with A-list artists has been a tremendous blessing.  Each artist brings a whole new learning experience for me because each one shares a whole new perspective on sharing their message with the world.     I invited a producer friend of mine, Kevin Rudolf, to my studio and we went through…

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What is this compressor actually doing to my drums?

I had a chance to head over to Colorado team up with Faderpro to shoot a complete walk through of how I created my song “Champion Sound” Here is a video which highlights a chapter from the course talking about How I used compression on my drums using the built in compressor from Ableton Live.…

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How Successful Artist Break Through Their Walls Of Frustration

Most artists I talk to never really start to pursue a career in music because it was the “safe & easiest” path to take, they started because of a passion they had for music.  I have to admit this was the same story for me as well. I loved music and always knew one day…

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