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5 Reasons Why Your Music Promotion is Failing

By Glen Parry

It’s so important for personal growth to acknowledge our strengths – but more importantly; our weaknesses. This is so crucial, as we can nurture and inevitably overcome these weaknesses. As a musician, it’s totally standard for creativity and artistry to be a top strength in personal character. However, business acumen, tactfulness, and strategy may be […]

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Chords In the Key Of A

By Glen Parry

This post outlines every chord you can use for the key of A major. I’ve provided a few common chord progressions for you to use as well as the fingering for both guitar and piano. I’ve also listed out all of the 7th chords you can use in the same key. Enjoy!

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Soundproof Curtains – Are They Worth It?

By Glen Parry

For anyone who has any experience trying to record audio from their bedroom or office, they’ll know how frustrating outside noise can be. It can ruin a recording and add extra work during post-production.Even if you aren’t recording audio, outside noise can be disturbing enough that it forces you to start looking for solutions. This leads us to consider soundproof curtains. They can be an incredibly cheap alternative to replacing your windows. But do they actually work?

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Why You Don’t Need A MIDI Controller

By Glen Parry

There is a common debate amongst producers whether previous knowledge with a musical instrument is necessary for producing. From my personal experience, having a background of playing piano was essential for learning production. However, I believe this has more to do with the musical style I produce than producing as a whole.

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How To Record Your Guitar – What To Do and What To Avoid

By Glen Parry

So, you’re finally ready to record some songs! While you could spend a bunch of money by going to a professional studio, you can always do the job yourself. But how? What do I need? All you need is patience, basic recording gear, and someone to walk you through it. That’s exactly why we decided to write this article. We will go through the basics, dos and don’ts of recording your guitar, whether it’s acoustic or electric.

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Mixing Music The Right Way

By Glen Parry

So, you’ve gone through the process of recording your first song. All those battles with microphones, various cables and routing paid off. But what next? While mixing may seem like a daunting task at first, there are a few useful steps you can follow in order to get the most out of your equipment and skill level. Let’s see exactly what you can do to your song and make it sound great!

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Lessons From A Recording Engineer

By Glen Parry

I’ve had the chance to hang out in a music studio for quite some time before I started working there myself. In my honest opinion, no piece of studio equipment can replace a solid advice and someone talking you through the basics as well as the more advanced steps of recording music.

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