For everyone who works in the industry, music is our passion, music is what we do, it's essential we don't lose sight of the results we aim to achieve and continue to push those boundaries.Read More
outsourcing things that you don't necessarily enjoy doing and turning it into your gain in order to drive your music career onto the next level.Read More
A creative's joy is shared when their concept and recorded material is actualised through an engineers technical skills and experience. To reap the benefits of good teamwork, I have put forward some practical advice on communication and challenge YOU to think deeper about your interactions with the people you engage with.Read More
Seeing the way stress affects people in the music industry eats me up inside. It pains me to see talented people hurting their potential with wrong approaches to dealing with stress. I am not a psychologist or educated in this field, but I wanted to share my experiences by discussing everyday stresses I face during my work day and be a catalyst for YOU to contemplate precisely how stress impacts your lifeRead More
Having been on both ends of the stick, working with local artists and labels here in Melbourne, Australia as well as artists and labels interstate and internationally, I thought it would be a great to create some dialogue about my experiences working on attended and unattended sessions.Read More
I would assert that processing integral to the creative side of "producing" your record be printed wet on mix stems to be printed on
In the circumstance where it's not part of the creative aspect of the production but more an aspect of a faux or rough mix, I'll request dry stems or dry and wet ones of particular stems which are affected for more creative reasons.
That was an explanation of how I work, but everyone is different, this all comes down to communication and dialogue.
Mix Stems: Wet💧 or Dry☀️?, When & Why!Read More
As a mastering engineer, I listen to a lot of mixes, day in day out. There are a lot of people doing some great work, and others not fulfilling their potential and F****** their mix due to misdirection, misinformation or bad habits. I want to connect the dots on the common issues I see across the board, and make sure you don't fall into or can get yourself out of any rabbit holes that can F*** your mix.Read More