Feel free to replace “mixing engineer” with anything you’d like to “become” or something you love that you’d like to have generating an income stream for you. There’s a fundamental first step that most people skip over, end up wasting a lot of time and move no closer to achieving their goal. This first step… [Read More] The first step towards making money as a mixing engineer
He’s all over the radio again, dropping singles straight into the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and landing a fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. When I was younger, I would never have thought I’d be writing this article but today’s post rather heavily features the work of non other… [Read More] Why collaboration creates success
Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is the healthiest, happiest and most successful year yet for you, your family and friends. Now, onto what you came here for… I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. I stopped making them a long time ago. You can do whatever you want to do, but I highly recommend… [Read More] If you love making music, then don’t make New Year’s Resolutions!
We all have opinions. That’s what makes us unique. Getting feedback from other engineers, producers and musicians on our music, mixes, gear, plugins and new technology is invaluable. But some people offer opinions when they really shouldn’t… I was watching Warren Huart’s live stream on Saturday and one of the fantastic points he made was… [Read More] Let’s stop doing this…
Have you over thought to yourself, “I’ll finish that project one day“, or “I’ll try that EQ technique one day“? Have those thoughts then been followed up with complete inaction? If the answer is yes… Congratulations, you’re human! I’ve encountered this with a lot of brilliant, creative people and it is absolutely something I’ve… [Read More] 12 steps to stop procrastinating
When you start out learning how to play an instrument, you improve gradually over time, but you really start to see huge progress when you begin to collaborate and play with other musicians. The exact same can be said for mixing. I’ve already spoken about how constructive criticism from your clients can help you improve… [Read More] Why other musicians make you better