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Comping Vocals in Ableton Live. How to get that perfect take!

My inbox has been filled with requests for a walkthrough of how I go about comping vocals in Ableton Live.  So I decided to go ahead and put a simple video together showing exactly how I do my vocal comping when working with artist or for any of my own personal projects.      …

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Help! I am addicted to notifications. How to stay focused in a world of distractions.

For the past couple of weeks, I have caught myself becoming more and more distracted with pop-up notifications.  I know it’s bad when I am in the in the middle of tracking vocals, and I stop midway just to see who replied to a tweet.  Being able to broadcast to the world what you are up…

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Turn Your 4 Bar Loop into a Finished Song PT 3 [VIDEO]

Here is the third part of the “turn your 4 bar loop into a finished song” series.  In this part we spend some time looking at how I treat the vocals and create some of the vocal effects you hear in the featured song. DOWNLOAD THE VOCAL CHAIN I MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO HERE

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Turn your 4 bar loop into a Finished Song. PT 2 [VIDEO]

This is the second part to the current video series I am working on.  In this series I walk you through my production process of a song titled “give it away” for an artist I am currently developing Gigi Rowe.

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Turn your 4 bar loop into a Finished Song. pt 1 [VIDEO]

I just recently produced a song titled “give it away” for an artist I am currently developing Gigi Rowe.  I wanted to invite you into my production process on how I put the song together.  I created a four part video series explain the creative process as well as how I go about developing an…

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Music Producers, how often are you practicing?

Music Producers, how often are you practicing? Practice is not just for those who play an instrument. It’s for those who want to have exceptional artistry. Like the artists you admire. The one’s you jam to. Practice your craft every day, develop the discipline to strengthen your skill set, your instrument and your songwriting. Don’t…

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5 Tools For A Music Producer On A Budget – Download

Save money and still produce high quality, professional level music… These tools continue to serve me well as I’ve worked with professional artists like Sia, Kygo, Skylar Grey, and others.

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7 Rules Every Artist needs to know for fan Engagement on Facebook.

Over the years of mentoring and helping artist achieve their goals with their music career, I have been asked how do you engage with fans on social media platforms to get results that really make a difference. I want to share with you the 7 major principles of creating the right kind of culture on…

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Why identity is the most important aspect to establishing a new artist brand [Video]

I was recently invited to do an interview for a great friend of mine Alex Miranda CEO of the Creative Complex.  He wanted to chat about how I use identity branding to launch the artists I produces and mentor.  So I wanted to share with you that interview to help bring the focus as to why it…

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5 great apps that can help keep you focused, and get your projects done!

I love technology (signing in my chip from Napoleon dynamite voice of course).   Apps can either be a great asset to helping us stay productive and reach our goals, or it can distract us from doing so.  I can stay focused on finish tracks, and prepping songs to be placed on projects but if Snapchat,…

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