Here you find the latest site updates, random music production and business tips, ideas, videos and other interesting odds and sods.
3 Valid Reasons NOT to Mix with Headphones
A reader asks if he can mix on in-ear headphones. Read my response plus a tip for if you're forced to mix with headphones.
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Mix Skills Email Series
Learn how to level-up your core mix skills and make better music, faster. For advanced beginner producers.
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It's Not the Mix, It's You - Perfect Mix Syndrome
Learn how your quest for mix perfection may be hiding something a bit more sinister.
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33 Tips for Songwriting + Action Steps to Take Straight Away
Level-up your songsmith superpowers with these 33 tips for songwriting.
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How to Write Music Like You Mean It
This post looks at how to write music. Includes songwriting process, tools, habits, resources and techniques.
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RenegadeProducer.com on Facebook!
This is just a quick note to let you know that the RenegadeProducer.com Facebook page is live right now.
Please head on over straight away to like the page and get involved.
PS I have some surprises in store soon so watch this space and stay tuned.
Click this link to join me on Facebook...
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Read my review of ear training software called TrainYourEars for producers, artists and audio engineers.
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Music Production Equipment Reality Check
Overcome the temptation to buy new or expensive music production equipment unless it is absolutely needed.
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Audio Ear Training and Music Producers
Discover why regular audio ear training is essential for sound engineers and music producers.
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Interval Ear Training Introduction
Boost your composing and production skills with basic interval ear training
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10 Music Production Techniques and Strategies
Discover 10 music production techniques and strategies you can apply to improve your sound...
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Music production resources for electronic music producers.
Selected music production resources for electronic music producers...
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Help me out today?
Can I ask a small favor from you today?
I've created a survey to help me learn more about where you are at so I can better serve you with relevant music production articles and resources.
Hop on over to the survey page and let me know.
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Pro Computer Sound Cards Clarified...
A basic introduction to the world of pro-audio computer sound cards for your DIY home studio...
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Free VST plugins and plugin directories...
Discover free VST plugins that you can start using today to improve your productions...
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Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio
Review and overview of "Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio" by Mike Senior
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Drum samples and the electronic music producer - 2 tips...
We want to find the best drum samples for the track, as soon as possible. Here's why...
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Digital Audio Workstation - For Beginners
Know your Digital Audio Workstation better than the back of your hand if you're serious about music production.
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The War of Art: Resistance and the music producer...
Discover your greatest enemy as a music producer and human in Steven Pressfield's book: The War of Art...
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The State of Flow and the Music Producer...
Discover why the state of Flow is important for music producers and how to access it...
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The State of the Music Industry...
This highly accurate comic which I found via @Innerviews on Twitter pretty much sums up the State of the "Music Industry".
Great for a chuckle.
Check it out now via the link below...
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Musicians need a website
Thanks for mentioning HostBaby in your article, Marius. We talk to artists all the time about the differences between a self-hosted site vs. a social
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Download: 10 Truths about making it in music...
Just a quick post to let you know about a free downloadable book for music creators.
This great little report from dottedmusic.com is a quick read and has the ideas you need to get in the right state of mind as an artist in the new music business.
Here's the link to the PDF file for you...
"10 Truths About Making It In Music" PDF
(Right-click on the link and select Save Link As.)
I found it a quick read with solid points about the new opportunities now available to musicians and music producers.
I hope you enjoy it!
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