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HOW TO RECORD AN ALBUM IN YOUR BEDROOM

These days there's no reason why you can't record a full blown album in your own bathroom, if you know what you're doing. Actually, I wouldn't try it in a bathroom because there's never enough electrical outlets in there. 

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CREATING "THE SECRET LIFE OF BOYS"

BOY SEVENTEEN 
The first thing that I wrote in January 2001 - in my new apartment in Southwest DC - was "Boy Seventeen". The music for that song came very quickly and the lyric did as well. This was unusual…

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MASTERING YOUR OWN MIXES: IT'S NOT THAT HARD

Amongst all the mysteries in the business-of-recording-music there is one that strikes fear into the hearts of musicians and artists the world over to a much greater extent than just about anything else. Especially if you are a so called…

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OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW

The coolest thing I've done lately is upgrade my home studio gear. Out went the 10 year Dell and in came a brand new HP Z-Book Mobile Workstation and an external 20" monitor. I also stopped using the old SONAR…

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SIGNING WITH MONDO TUNES

After having been out of the on-line stores for a little over a month---3 of my albums (The Secret Life of Boys, Rush Push, and Remixes Demos & Bootlegs) are back in a big way.  Thanks to the fine people…Read more

RETROSPECTIVE ALBUMS COMING IN JANUARY

So I got the whole process of movie making a little bit out of my system by making a short film called THE MAN IN 813 which went on to screen at the 2011 DC SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL and eventually…