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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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Song featured on Kygo’s new album cloud nine

Hey there everyone just giving you the heads up Kygo just dropped his latest album “Cloud Nine” which features a song written and co produced by myself and Sia.  We were able to have the talent Foxes featured as the vocalist you can download it on itunes or play it below via spotify.  Enjoy!

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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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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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2 Easy Steps to Get over Your Writers Block and Finish those Tracks.

You probably have heard the saying  “nothing is certain, except for death and taxes”. Well you can most definitely add writers block into that quote as well.  The creative process of making music does come with its many ups and occasional downs. The first thing I want to point out is that writers block is perfectly normal and…

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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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