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What are you really selling, Music or Culture?

I just came across this great interview with Dj Jazzy Jeff from Ableton lives Loop conference. He talks about a topic that I hold near and dear to my heart when understanding the current climate of the music industry.

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My Top 7 Stock Ableton Live plugins I Use In Every Project. [Video]

One of the most important thing you can do when it comes to producing your own music, is to become familiar with the tools you already have on hand.  Knowing how to use the powerful stock plugins that come loaded in your DAW can help you save on DSP and also keep the cost down…

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Why no plug-in will ever fix this issue!

I have had the great pleasure of working side-by-side with some amazing, and very talented individuals who have been working on their craft with more than forty plus years of experience. Some of my favorite moments were when they would share stories of working in the studio without all the fancy technology that we have…

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6 Things to keep in mind when pitching for Film and TV.

1. It’s all clear There is nothing worse than actually getting the attention of a music supervisor and they finding out that you don’t you have the right to license both the song and the recording. Keep in mind, Music supervisors do not want to go through the crazy amounts of red tape to get…

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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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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 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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The Broken Music Business Model & The Digital revolution

A lot has changed in the music industry over the past eight years or so.  It used to be the only ones who knew and felt the shift in the industry were those already in it, but it has even trickled down to the consumer of music.  I have been working closely with the tech…

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