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Motivational

What Makes Great Music?

Headphones laying on a table with a card reading "Music = Life" next to it.

I’ve been seeing people debate to the point of getting into a WWF brawl (or is it WWE now, I’m old) over pop music standards and how to write songs.  They all have an opinion on what makes great music. Things like formulaic pop music, talking song structure, keys, infamous tuning (440 vs 432), and…

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Quality Home Recordings In The Mainstream

A keyboard in front of a laptop in a home studio

I love quality home recordings and  I’m a big fan of great records.  I’m an even bigger fan of great records that were done in less than perfect conditions. Why? Because I can relate and it’s hopeful to an up and coming engineer/producer. I’ve had bands send me home recordings that blew my mind and…

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