25 04, 2017

Less Is More

2017-10-12T02:25:04+00:00 By |

In design, there's a concept known as "less is more." Basically, minimalism. It's defined by Google as: "That which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than [...]

7 04, 2017

Why Double Track Background Parts?

2017-10-11T20:53:00+00:00 By |

For decades, acappella recording engineers have double-tracked the singers who perform the backing parts in an arrangement. All the tenors, altos, sopranos, harmonies, auxes, adds, trios, and even the basses [...]

2 04, 2017

Done Is Better Than Perfect

2018-03-09T19:55:19+00:00 By |

Do you have a personal project sitting around at home. You know the one I'm talking about. That song that you just can't get right... that you work on every [...]

17 03, 2017

Basic EQ For A Cappella Mixes

2017-10-11T20:53:57+00:00 By |

One of my email list subscribers and workshop participants asked me to take a listen to a mix he'd done recently (ok a few months ago... sorry for the delay!) [...]

8 03, 2017

The Need For Musicality In A Cappella

2017-10-11T20:54:24+00:00 By |

A few months ago I made this video for my email list subscribers. Musicality is so simple to add yet it is missing from a great many a cappella performances [...]

26 02, 2017

Setting Up Your In/Out Routing In Your DAW

2017-10-11T20:55:39+00:00 By |

All DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations - Pro Tools, Logic, Studio One, Digital Performer, Cubase, Reaper, Garageband, etc) are a little different in terms up set up and workflow but they [...]

17 02, 2017

Why Do It Yourself?

2017-10-11T20:55:47+00:00 By |

What are the benefits of recording yourself? Here are a few... SAVE MONEY!!!! Most groups I record spend 3 – 6 hours (or more) tracking a song. Most great a [...]

10 02, 2017

Great A Cappella Arrangements

2017-10-11T20:56:53+00:00 By |

There’s one step in the recording process that is more important than any other in making sure that the final product is awesome and uses the human voice most efficiently [...]