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Five sound design tips that will get your music noticed

The way your music sounds is the most important variable in whether or not your music will get noticed. This means you need to spend some serious time on sound design. I think it’s pretty clear by now that I’m trying to get you to focus on sound. After all, that’s what the promise of having a sound coach entails. What’s more, if you can create an original sound in your music, you are definitely more likely to get heard. People are always on the lookout for new, fresh, inspiring music. And you should be providing that to them. So...

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Sound Design: the one thing you are doing wrong

Whenever I’m designing a synth or a drum sample or tweaking a guitar sound, I have to watch out. I need to keep myself from doing one stupid thing I still do from time to time and that I know you are doing too.

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The best time to write a song

It’s songwriting month over at If you are following Graham’s challenge, it means that you should now have a set deadline for releasing something in a couple of months. Which ultimately means that you should now be writing songs like your life depended on it.

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Phase corrections – Start To Mix 4

Phase corrections are your number one tool! In episode 4 of Start To Mix, we talk about phase. What is phase exactly? And why is phase the number one thing that can make or break your sound? How can we correct phase issues? All that and more, in today’s episode!