I want to start this post by telling you about some things that are true. They are absolutely 100% for real. The truth.
You can, with minimal gear and cost, make recordings of your own songs that you can be extremely proud of. You can take these songs and share them with the world. You [...]
I’m excited about this blog post because I get to give you a mixing tip, songwriting tip, and promotion tip all in one! Are you ready for it? Ok.
In mixing there’s this concept of having a reference track. The purpose is to keep you grounded in what actually sounds good. When mixing, it’s easy [...]
There are a whole lot of tools and services out there that claim to help you with recording, releasing and promoting music and it might be a little overwhelming to figure out what’s actually useful. I’ll start off by telling you the things that I pay for when releasing a new piece of music and [...]
A few days ago I told you about the basic tools you need to record yourself. I really do believe that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to get the tools needed to make songs that you’re proud of. But today I want to tell you why that’s true.
Over the past few weeks I’ve been interacting a lot with a lot of you over email, which has been great! A lot of you seem to have questions about getting started with recording, so I want to talk about the basic tools you need to start recording yourself.
There are three main components to [...]
I’ve talked a lot about how much I like the whole name-your-price thing on Bandcamp. And I still like it. But I’ve been doing a bit of thinking lately and I’ve decided to change the way I’m going to go about it. Carry Us All Away has been out for almost two months now, and [...]
This week has been hard. I took a lot of time off work so that I could get this album finished. I figured that would be best, because at work I was so distracted that it was hard to get anything done there anyway. But it is done, and it feels a little strange.