Is The Music Industry Dying?

“The glass is half full even if there’s only a drop.” -Gary Vaynerchuk The short answer is: it depends on how you look at it. As anyone who’s been living in the last decade pretty well knows, it’s been a rough one for music sales. In 2016, CD sales decreased by 16.3%, digital song downloads… Read More

4 Steps To Communicate Better Online

Communication is the key to networking and success in the music industry. Most of you are terrible at it.      It’s the truth, I’ve seen artist miss out on so many amazing opportunities due to bad communication. It really is simple. I’ll break it down into 4 easy steps. Follow these and your communication skills will… Read More

How To Release An Album And Have People Pay For It.

     So you spent the past year or so writing a bunch of songs. Writing, recording, producing and everything else that comes along with creating an album that you’re truly proud of. Now you’re wondering how to release an album that will sell a lot of copies. You don’t. You don’t.      That’s… Read More

One Big Mistake That All Artists Make

It’s the absolute biggest mistake that (almost) every artist makes and it is what stops them from reaching success. They don’t define their expectations.      It’s the first conversation you should have as a band or artist. What’s the point of all this?  At what point will we feel as if we accomplished our… Read More

Stam SA4000 Compressor Review

     I have always been a fan of that SSL style bus compressor glue. Ever since I had the chance to work on a beautiful SSL 4000 G+ console back in my days at SAE in NYC, I have been on the hunt for something that comes close to sounding just as good. I… Read More