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Tech Tip: Recording Acoustic Guitar

Tech Tip: Recording Acoustic Guitar

One of the most common recording questions I receive from my clients and students is, “what’s the best way to record acoustic guitar?” Well, there are a lot of factors, but the first piece of advice I always give is to record the guitar with a microphone, rather than...

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The Importance of “Woodshedding”

The Importance of “Woodshedding”

The other night, I was having a conversation with an old music buddy of mine about performances. Specifically, memorable, live music performances. We concluded that the ones that really stuck out for us and stood the test of time were the ones that were phenomenally...

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Music Vs. Everything Else: It’s Not Either-Or!

Music Vs. Everything Else: It’s Not Either-Or!

I've been having an interesting conversation with one of my coaching clients lately.  The topic is a common one among music people (and all creatives, for that matter): trying to resolve the "conflict" or the "incompatibility" between making our living from our...

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Just Tell Me Which Button To Push!

Just Tell Me Which Button To Push!

There’s an interesting tendency I find among some home studio enthusiasts when I get into a discussion about recording with them: they’re looking for a “magic pill” or “silver bullet” that will suddenly make all of their recordings sound like blockbuster hits. They...

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An Unconditional Valentine

An Unconditional Valentine

Fett and I are not Valentine's Day people. It's not that we don't like to be romantic. (Actually, Fett is often mushier than me!) And it's not that we don't want to take the time to appreciate each other. We do this daily! We just don't need a pressure-filled,...

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