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Entries in collaboration (3)

Monday
Apr022018

Please Join Me (Roland Tec) For A Free Conversation About Songwriting Collaboration In The Age Of Zoom April 16th.

Songwriting is hard enough. Songwriting with a partner can be brutal. But it can also be one of the most exhilarating adventures you’ll ever have. So many songwriters working in music-theatre wonder all the time: Why is it so hard to find the ideal songwriting partner? Maybe it has less to do with who you’re choosing and more to do with how. How you’re choosing a partner and, even more important, how you’re attempting to collaborate.

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Wednesday
Jun202012

Jammio - An Online Community For Music Collaboration and Marketing.

(Dallas, TX) June 20, 2012 - Jammio, LLC. is launching Jammio.com (Beta): An online collaboration tool for musicians to both market their services and securely request the services of other like-minded artists.

Jammio.com provides community profiles and a marketplace that showcases artists’ current works and helps them to develop unique future works. The social website provides a basis for artists to collaborate free of political borders and financial hindrances. No matter the vision of the artist, there is a place for them on Jammio.com.

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Tuesday
Dec202011

5 Simple Steps to a Great Sounding Drum Mix

When I record drum or percussion tracks for clients, 9 times out of 10 I’m sending the RAW wav files straight from Pro Tools. Of course, my goal is to always get the best sounds that I can possibly get in the studio and at the source. However, mixing and processing the drum kit is inevitable.

In general, mixing audio is a personal art form. Everything from the style of music to the instruments chosen will determine how the mixing session will go. Because the drums are typically recorded first, it makes sense to mix the drum tracks within the context of the remaining instruments later verses starting with a processed drum mix. Of course, there are no rules here. This is just what I have found to be the most effective way to work.

That being said, I get a lot of questions from clients asking for my advice on mixing the drum kit. My only goal when mixing drums is to attempt to highlight the sounds as I hear them in the studio. Meaning, my approach is simple:

Get rid of what’s not necessary and keep what is. I know, really deep stuff right?

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