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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 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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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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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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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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3 Things to remember when showcasing your music.

The music industry has change quite a bit over the past few years, but one thing that remains to be the same is the need to showcase/shop your music.  Sure, it seems simple enough…Just copy and paste a link to a playlist of your latest material, sit back and wait for the great praise of a…

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3 Most Important Things To Remember When Working With Other Writers & Producers

Three essentials to Know about when working with other Producers or Song writers. Looking back over sixteen years to my first production efforts, I realized how personal my creative process was, and I wasn’t sure if I would feel comfortable letting someone else work along side with me.    But, in time after networking with…

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3 Ways To Bring Old Ideas To Life: Dust the cobwebs from those Hard Drives

If you are in the creative process of making music, then you will sometimes find yourself storing and tucking away a vast amount of ruff ideas hoping one day you will return to them and rehash that hit record or song you were trying to create in the first place.  I have been in that…

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