How Fans Discover New Artists Should Disappoint You

The way music promotion articles would lead you to believe, “music lovers” are just itching to hear new music! But that couldn’t be further from the truth.

You’re Promoting Music To People At The Worst Times

Where are new artists typically? They’re on SoundCloud, they’re on Twitter, they’re on Facebook. These are all great platforms. But the problem is that you’re in front of people when they’re not trying to find new music.

Take Twitter. Even if Continue reading How Fans Discover New Artists Should Disappoint You

How To Master Audio By Listening From A Distance

During the auditioning phase of audio mastering, listening from different sources is important. But so is listening from a distance and at low volumes.

Listening from a distance allows you to hear the dynamics of your song in different ways. It also allows you to hear how the most powerful dynamics interact in non-ideal circumstances. You may find your highs are  Continue reading How To Master Audio By Listening From A Distance

Creating Original Music To Sound Like Sampled Lo-fi Audio Is Complex

When you listen to my music, it has a certain lo-fi quality to it because I’m employing complex processes to make it sound that way. It’s created from scratch but, sadly, nearly all songs out there out there in my genre of music is “pieced together” from samples; most of which are stolen (“licensed”) from songs from the 70’s and 80’s.

What Music Sampler People Are

Don’t confuse “music sampler” hardware with music sampler people. We’ll start with  Continue reading Creating Original Music To Sound Like Sampled Lo-fi Audio Is Complex