How To Stop kidding yourself And Eliminate Self-delusion

How To Stop Kidding Yourself And Eliminate Self-Delusion

How To Stop Kidding Yourself And Eliminate Self-Delusion | By Joel Wanasek To be successful at anything you’ve got to eliminate self-delusion. … and it’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, because self-delusion is a very natural part of the human condition.  However just because it’s natural, doesn’t mean it’s good. Self-delusion is a cancer of the mind and …

Making Sure You’re Getting Your Inspiration Nourished Properly - By Jesse Cannon

Making Sure You’re Getting Your Inspiration Nourished Properly

Making Sure You’re Getting Your Inspiration Nourished Properly – By Jesse Cannon While I recognize I am about to talk about nutrition to a bunch of energy drink swilling, Taco­Bell ingesting people whose idea of exercise is cranking a snare drum to tune it, understanding how to nurture your mind to make great music is crucial to making great records. There’s a …

Death To Sibilance: A Simple Guide To De-essing Vocals

Death To Sibilance: A Simple Guide To De-essing Vocals

Death To Sibilance: A Simple Guide To De-essing Vocals – By Thomas Brett Over-sibilance is a problem with most recorded vocal tracks. Sibilance is the common name for some of the harsh sounds in the human voice such as “s,t,ch,th”. If not dealt with correctly, these sounds will cut through a mix in a very painful way. In other words, they …

5 Reasons You Suck As A Producer By Joey Sturgis

5 Reasons You Suck As A Producer

5 Reasons You Suck As A Producer – By Joey Sturgis Have you ever stopped and wondered why getting clients is so hard? What about getting bands to keep working with you for consecutive albums, or even consecutive songs? Unfortunately, the root of your problems might be you…  Luckily, it’s not too late to fix that. Stop shooting yourself in the foot! Here …

How To Rescue Your Lame Mix With These Mastering Tricks

How To Rescue Your Lame Mix With These Mastering Tricks

How To Rescue Your Lame Mix With These Mastering Tricks – By Mike Kalajian   Compressors are a mystery… I’m not ashamed to admit that using them effectively can be tricky. With so many possible combinations of Attack, Release, Ratio, Knee, etc, how can you ever be sure you’ve dialed in the settings that are just right for your song? Throw …