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From Writing to Mastering: Producing Your Own Music 

Hey guys! 

Yesterday, as the New Year came rolling in, I officially released my debut solo EP called Vision Never Dies. It is a big deal for me, as I have never really released music as a recording artist before, though not for years of pining over such a dream. 

The crazy thing about this EP is that I did it all myself, from writing to mastering; all the parts, the instrumentation, the recordings, performances, editing, mixing, and mastering, all done in-house in my home studio. In a way, it was the…

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What Do You REALLY Want? 

Hey guys!

So I know I haven't written in awhile; I've been going through a whole lot and want to make this a really short post, because I'm long-winded enough! 

Anyway, these days there's such a blur between the lines of recording artist and audio engineer, that it's really hard to not get confused about which aspects you really want to focus on. It was only recently that I realized that my musical journey had taken a backseat to my engineering journey. Funny enough, the entire reason I started the latter was…Read more

Music School vs Private Instruction: Which Is Right For You? 

There are three basic ways to learn how to play an instrument: Teach yourself, go to music school, or get private instruction. There are pros and cons to each choice, so let's discuss them!  

Teaching Yourself 
If you are just starting out on your first ever musical instrument, this is probably not the way to go. When you pick up your first instrument, it's very important to have a structured learning environment. This is because music theory is highly cumulative; meaning that if you are misunderstanding a…

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