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Mixing as a Performance; Music as an Experience

I’m old enough to have tried to mix a sixteen track tape down to stereo, without mixing desk automation, having abused the tracks on my multi-track tape to cram more than sixteen instruments into my song, by the simple expedient … Continue reading

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When Should You Add the Vocals?

A lot of music producers, me included, have a very bad habit. It’s our shameful, guilty secret, but it’s time we confessed to it and mended our ways.  What is this dreadful habit we share? If you’re like most music … Continue reading

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Polishing Away the Struggle

Music production tools are incredible.  Today, you can clean up bad notes, correct timing and pitch errors, sweeten the sound and make everything polished, homogenous and perfect.  Music producers that make music this way do so in order to make … Continue reading

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Everybody’s a Composer

When you start to spend your time concentrating on music composition and production, you begin to notice things you previously didn’t see at all.  For example, it seems to me that everywhere you look, these days, there’s another film and … Continue reading

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