Musings

Configuring Reaper Project Folders

The default Reaper project folder settings do not organize your files under a single directory.  The videos listed will show you how to set this up within Reaper.

 

Collaborating in BandLab

BandLab is a social music platform that enables creators to make music and share the creative process with musicians and fans. BandLab combines music making and collaboration tools like the cross-platform DAW, with social features like video sharing, messaging and…

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Be Original

Don't be afraid to try new things and fail.  Always continue to discover, experiment, and learn.  You can't rely on other peoples ideas to truly progress in life. 

Make your own mark.

“There was no one near to confuse me…

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Send Mixes Live to Clients Online Using SonoBus

High Quality Network Audio Streaming 

SonoBus is an easy to use application for streaming high-quality, low-latency peer-to-peer audio between devices over the internet or a local network.

Multi-user, multi-platform, open-source, completely free.

Simply choose a unique group name (with optional…

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Vocal Comping

What is Vocal Comping? 

Vocal comping is the process of combining multiple vocal takes into one “supertake” that has the best parts of each. This is called a “composite track,” or comp for short. Many instruments can be comped…

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Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

By pressing certain key combinations, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device. 

To use a keyboard shortcut, press and hold one or more modifier keys and then press the last…

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How To Remotely Collaborate

Collaborating remotely is a great option for musicians to work on music together.

Once a song has been selected for the remote collaboration, then a basic recording will need to be created and shared between the two musicians using online…

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Inspiration

  • Make real connections. 
  • Give yourself time to improve and grow. 
  • Help and encourage everyone, because good karma will eventually come back. 
  • Always keep learning.
  • Accept change and try new things,
  • Don't compare yourself to others.
  • Be the best that you…
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Digital Music Royalties (US)

Here is an overview for my approach to being an independent musician in the US.  This information will be constantly evolving as I figure out new ways of controlling and growing the music that I have worked to create. 

Being…

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YouTube playlists for musicians

YouTube benefits for musicians when creating playlists

  • Add videos from other YouTube channels to your channel
  • Songs and videos can be organized as full albums and EP's
  • Increased exposure in YouTube search results
  • Show YouTube viewers your channel’s content
  • Helps…
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