The Myth of “Almost Zero” Recording Costs – MTT – Music Think Tank. Why do you need to hire people to work on your recording? I couldn’t have said it any better than this thoughtful article from Music Think Tank… a GREAT site for information on Music… promoting, building a career, etc…
The Death Of Mistakes Means The Death Of Rock – Monitor Mix Blog : NPR. This article is a must-read! But I have to state, just because we CAN make things *perfect* doesn’t mean we HAVE to. I believe I find a good balance in my recordings of cleaning up what needs to, but leaving in the imperfections that help …Read more »
Discouraged by dwindling sales? Maybe you should think outside the box? Here’s a fun article with some different ways musicians and labels are dealing with the issue. 10 Weird Ways to Distribute Music | Epicenter | Wired.com.
Bob Baker’s “Buzz Factor” always has good advice for the musician looking for promotional ideas, for instance, check out this article… Bob Baker’s Indie Music Promotion Blog: The Future of Digital Music for Indie Artists.
Here’s a great article about what the mix really does for your song and why you should really budget for it. Of course, when you work with me you get a package price and no surprises! Give the engineer some « Loren Weisman’s Blog.
I know that everyone works in a slightly different manner. So for those of you new to the recording process, or for those of you who want an idea of how I work, I thought I would walk through the whole process, step-by-step, of recording a song. I wrote an article on recording pop/R&B songs… i.e. songs with predominantly programmed …Read more »
I know that everyone works in a slightly different manner. So for those of you new to the recording process, or for those of you who want an idea of how I work, I thought I would walk through the whole process, step-by-step, of recording a song. This article is geared toward artists who don’t use a lot of live …Read more »
I find it amazing that the first question most people ask when talking to me about recording is, “What Are Your Rates?” I understand this is important to most people, but the correct question should be “What is This Going to COST Me?” 1. People who work on hourly rates work at different speeds and capabilities. Someone whose hourly rates …Read more »
Indies might actually have a real chance at sales and radio play when it no longer makes sense for the majors to spend MILLIONS promoting a single song to radio. And judging from the list of best selling albums of 2008, that time might not be too far off. When even the HITS aren’t selling a whole lot, the majors …Read more »
Many artists and musicians think they don’t need a producer. They have the artistic vision, why should they hire someone else? There are many jobs a true music producer does, many of which have little to do with the actual creative output of the music. So why should you use a Real Producer? What is a Real Producer Good For? …Read more »