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Wax On, Wax Off

It's been over 3 decades since the release of the movie The Karate Kid.  But did you know that the entire Karate Kid rehearsals are posted on YouTube?  Scene by...

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How to get Predictable Results when Licensing Your Songs
One reason why so many musicians give up on seriously pursuing Music Licensing is because they want immediate results. While Music Licensing gives you immediate bragging rights when your music is...
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Songwriting Splits: How to Avoid one of the Most Costly Mistakes You Can Make
It's great to get together with collaborators and songwriting partners,  write a song, and then dream of the success it can bring you.  But when the money starts coming...
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This 1 Principle Determines Your Sync Placement Success
Someone asked me recently if I was a songwriting savant... But what they were really asking was: how do you find the time to write and produce all this music?  The reason they were...
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This is the Best Daily Exercise You Can Use to Quickly Create Pro Level Audio Recordings

Before We Jump In...

...Download the Critical Listening Worksheet HERE.

 

A Simple Strategy that Yields Tremendous Results

Setting time aside to practice Critical Listening will take...

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Quick Mix Settings to Make Your Rhythm Tracks Pump!

Mixing is a skillset that takes years to master.  However, there are strategies that you can use to kickstart the mix process.  In this video, I'm going to share with you some...

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Licensing Your Songs to TV While Promoting Your New Album Release

Question:  “Can I still promote myself and pursue a record deal if I'm also pursuing sync licensing deals?”

Answer:  "Yes!! And you should!!"

The Biggest Mistakes...

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The Complicated World of Licensing Your Cover Songs
You've just completed a recording of one of your favorite songs.  This is a song that impacted you in such a deep way, that you had to create your own version of it.
 
So you...
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This is the Worst Piece of Advice Songwriters Constantly Receive

This one phrase, "Don't bore us, get to the chorus," while well intentioned, is bad advice.

The Words We Use...

The words we use are important, and this phrase essentially states:

  • The Intro is...
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The One Thing all Great Music Producers Have in Common

Audio production can seem pretty overwhelming, especially if your new to production and home recording... 

The 3 Steps...

There are 3 separate steps that lead to a final, licensable...

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