Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Ok, now that I've gotten that out of my system, let me assure you that it wasn't just an outburst of insanity. Well, maybe just a little but there is genuinely a sane reason. This blog will be a little bit if a rant. You see, I am generally referred to by other studio guys around town in a kind of derogatory way. They tell people "Joey's sound is very commercial, very pop and top 40". They usually mean this in a negative sense. They prefer the obscure, o
I have seen artists blow it time after time by picking a great, expensive studio with awesome equipment only to find out they did not reach the desired result. Ten times out of ten they find out that even with that amazing studio, all of that gear and studio staff they didn't walk away with a professional, radio ready song. The reason is usually that they forgot the most important piece of the production. The music producer. What is a music producer? Well, the best way I know
I've been there. You sit down to write a song and an hour later...nothing.
These 5 tips are sure to help you have less of those frustrating and
nonproductive songwriting sessions. 1. PUT THE GUITAR DOWN. If you play an instrument try being nowhere near it during your songwriting
session. One of the biggest things I see holding songwriters back is their
musical ability. Ever listen to a singer-songwriter or band and think "wow
every song sounds the same"? Often it is beca