Monthly Archives: October 2010

When is “Good Enough,” Good Enough?

How do you know when you’re finished with a song? Whether you’re in the writing or recording process, the tools available to musicians today can open up new worlds of possibility. But with the seemingly limitless options can come a … Continue reading

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10 Great Tips to Help You Fail as an Indepenent Artist

We’ve all seen and read posts and eBooks about how to ‘succeed’ as independent artists and to be honest, I’ve even written a few.  But what about those of us who are bent on failure?  Those of us who would … Continue reading

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Brand New Mics for your Collection from Shure

Shure Busts Out New Betas Niles, IL (October 27, 2010)–Shure has released new additions to its Beta microphone line–the Beta 91A boundary microphone, Beta 98A miniature instrument mic, Beta 98AMP miniature drum mic, and Beta 181 instrument mic. “We had three goals … Continue reading

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Basic Tracks: Where the Magic Is Made

Basic tracks are the initial recordings of the rhythm section that are done prior to any overdubbing. Basics are the foundation for the music being recorded and for any other parts that come afterward. If there’s something faulty in the … Continue reading

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Quote for Today

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. Bob Dylan To live outside the law, you must be honest. Bob Dylan

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