getting your music on film

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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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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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 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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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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Make A Living In Music Through The Power Of Generosity. Interview with Graham from Recording Revolution

Throughout my years of producing music I sometimes get the chance to meet some incredible people. Graham from the recording revolution happens to be one of those guys.  He has been blogging about the recording process for a couple of years now and has helped countless amounts of people get through their struggles with recording their…

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Streaming music verses downloads

To stream or not to stream? The uphill battle of streaming your music.

Take a good look around.  Streaming services are breathing down your neck trying to get you to give up the fight of trying to provide any other way of delivering your music to the masses.  Apple music has just announced they reached 10 Million subscribers worldwide, and Spotify has nearly reach 20 Million, and reports to…

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Biggest mistakes music producers make

The 1 Thing I Wish I Did, Before Starting To Produce My Music.

I can not tell how many times I wished for a flux capacitor to turn my car into a time machine, and go back to when I started making music and give my young self some advice about what is up ahead.  How many of us long to turn back to a moment in time just…

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How Facebook’s New Video Service Could Help Build A Healthy Fanbase

Facebook’s recent announcement that it would be starting testing of live video sharing is good news for Indie Artist, and Music Producers, as it represents an opportunity to connect with fans in real-time on a platform that may be even easier for fans to access than Twitter’s Periscope. Where You Been? If you have been living under and MPC200XL for…

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