Photo courtesy of Simon J. Campbell

QOTD : Finding time to write music

February 7, 2011 | 11 Comments

As you may have noticed, my posting hasn’t been as regular as usual. In fact, I haven’t even had a chance to check out the changes that were completed last week on the collaboration project!

Photo courtesy of Lollyman

Collaboration project is a go!

December 9, 2010 | 44 Comments

Ok, we are a go! Participation for this project is closed, and I’ve sent out invitations to the Dropbox account to everyone who showed interest. If you missed out on this project, we’ll get you on the next one. Hopefully this will all work out awesome, and will be the start of a cool collaborative community.

Photo courtesy of Dave Conner

Update on Collaboration Project

November 18, 2010 | 16 Comments

So several of you have expressed interest in the collaboration project, and those that I have contact info for through your comments have been added to the shared DropBox folder. If anyone else wants to be part of the project, please comment on this post and enter your contact info in the form (email addresses won’t be shown publicly). Also, please tell everyone about this project as the more people we have, the better it’ll be.

Vinyl Record - Ghetto Macro courtesy of Roomic Cube

How to add your own groove to a production

November 13, 2010 | No comments yet

We’ve all been there fleshing out a track and thinking “Oh this is the chorus”; Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V. It happens in every genre, but especially to independent producers who do everything themselves. After all, if we want another chorus, we just need to clone another one and maybe add some new stuff on top right? Wrong.


Quick Logic tip – Automate Bypass on Effects

November 11, 2010 | 46 Comments

When I first started working with Logic, I immediately maxed out its processing power on my laptop within the first 5 minutes. In the time since then, I’ve done full 36 track mixes with effects, and mixed my own complete productions; all of this involved eking out as much processing and hard drive performance as I could from my laptop.