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 […]
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 […]
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.
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…
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.
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 […]
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.
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!
Thanks to Blue Room Productions our students have an environment that will produce work that reflects who they are…Read more.
If you are reading this, there is a chance that you fall into one of two categories: You are either reading this because you are relentlessly pursuing that never-ending quest for better tone, or you have realized that your live performances could use a little polishing and are hoping for a pair of fresh ears on the subject. As a full-time live and recording sound engineer as well as a performer, I hope you will find this advice comes from the heart to help you achieve your own vision.