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Tips & Tricks for the Electronic Songwriter

Now, you are probably wondering why I used the term “songwriter” when it is much more commonplace to see the word “producer” when referring to someone who creates electronic beats, loops, etc. So, here’s why: If I were to use a piano and my voice write a song and then record the instrument and vocal […]

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The Problem with Home Recording

So you’re in a band, or you’re a solo artist looking to drop an album.  You go to the local music store and buy the latest Pro Tools rig or similar interface, a few microphones, cables, monitors, and some really cool plug-ins that will solve all your problems.  You organize your bedroom or basement into […]

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The Art of Electronic Music Production: Q&A with Blue Room Producer Devin Spear

Any artist that has worked in the recording studio with DMV producer/engineer Devin Spear at Blue Room Productions can certainly attest to his work ethic, creativity, and going above and beyond client’s expectations. Devin has years of experience as a session guitarist, and has shifted his focus to music production. He is quickly becoming a […]

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How To Get Better Responses From Your Direct Emails

TABFH 2 So you’ve reached out to a venue, music director, or blog writer to tell them all about your new music or your plans for a world tour– but you haven’t gotten a reply back. What happened? Is the person you sent the information to a jerk? Lazy? While either (or both) of those options could be a possibility, there’s a better chance that something else is really going on…Read more.

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Wishing You a Speedy Recovery: Learning From Mistakes

TABFH 2 As musicians, learning from mistakes can contain a lifetime of struggle. Our percentage of mistakes may even be less than magical compared to a baseball average. Learn more on how to recover from musical mistakes…

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Differences in Sound Quality Between Streaming, CD and Vinyl Playback

TABFH 2 For people that care about getting the best sound out of their music collection, it’s important to understand which playback medium delivers the best sound.

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Studio Strategy with a Purpose: The Art of Pre-Production

By Jay Glaspy Music production is a dynamic and evolving process that benefits from having a good plan. Every recording artist or band that enters the music studio wants the end product to be a high fidelity work of art that is ready for public release. Bands have dreams of entering the studio, tracking their […]

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Create a Promo Package [Shared Post]

TABFH 2 Having an informative and professional promo package can be the thing that sets you apart from other bands, whether you’re approaching record labels , promoting your own music , trying to get a gig , or if you’re an indie record label trying to drum up some interest in your bands. The following steps will help you put together a promo package that will rival any promo campaign run by a pricey PR company.

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4 Great Venues in D.C. to Visit for Live Music

TABFH 2 We often forget about the strong arts and music culture of the DMV, but I’m here to share 4 great venues in D.C. to chill, eat and perform your amazing music!

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Cage Free Voices and Blue Room Productions Studio

TABFH 2 Thanks to Blue Room Productions our students have an environment that will produce work that reflects who they are…Read more.

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