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Is Your Music Ready To Be Pitched?

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, April 10, 2014, In : April 2014 

Let’s face it.  There’s a lot of music out there.  It seems like everybody either is a “musician” or knows someone who is a “musician” these days.  Recording technology has become so affordable that a lot of people are “throwing their hat in the ring” when it comes to making music.  For the most part, this is a great thing.  The barrier to entry has become much lower when it comes to making and selling music and is allowing many musicians that never would have had the opportun...


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The Mysteries Of Mastering

Posted by Aaron Davison on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, In : May 2013 

Today's post is a guest post from producer Gary Gray on the topic of mastering.  This is the first in a three part series of posts related to the topic of mastering.  Gary and I have been working on a new course all about mastering for the last several months.  I'll have more information on that course soon, but in the meantime, here is the first of several posts and videos I have for you related to the topic of mastering.

Over to you Gary....

This is not going to be a short blog. As many tim...


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30 Years In 30 Days: Advanced Production Techniques

Posted by Aaron Davison on Saturday, February 16, 2013, In : February 2013 
 

Award-Winning Composer/Producer/Engineer Gary Gray and I have been working together for about a year now.   To avoid sounding self-serving, I'm going to let Gary describe (below) the success he has been personally experiencing since he signed up for his first course on my website: HowToLicenseYourMusic.com.   So, it's with a good bit of pride that I am announcing a new collaboration with Gary; the Exclusive Publishing Release of a new book written by Gary, "30 Years In 30 Days - Discover 30 ...


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How To Master Your Tracks Yourself

Posted by Aaron Davison on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, In : February 2013 

If you don’t have the budget to hire a Mastering Engineer, then take the time to learn the following.  It will increase your chances of getting a licensing deal immensely:

1.  Download a free trial or purchase the Izoptope OZONE Mastering Plug-In.

This plug-in is amazing in that, if you click on each of the almost 100 Pre-Set Mastering configurations, you can then go inside the plug-in and look at every exact setting that has been set BY TOP MASTERING ENGINEERS who all worked on the deve...


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A 30 Minute Miracle Cure For Your Mixes

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : November 2012 
Today's post is a guest post by How To License Your Music.com's resident
music production expert, Gary Gray.  

Gary and I recently created a course devoted to how to produce music that will meet the industry standards for getting your music licensed in tv and films. You can learn more about our course here.

Over to you Gary...
 
"There are times when I have extremely demanding deadlines and have to get music mixed and mastered for licensing right now right now. In these cases, I have found 3 fast ...

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Music Production Q & A With Gary Gray, Part 3 Of 3

Posted by Aaron Davison on Monday, September 10, 2012, In : September 2012 

Today’s post is the third in a 3-part series from producer Gary Gray.  Gary and I recently collaborated on a course all about how to produce music that meets the industry standards for licensing music in film and television.  Based on the feedback Gary received, Gary put together a list of the top ten questions he’s received, along with his answers.  Part 1 covered a detailed look at adjusting headroom while mixing in order to present the best product possible to Music Supervisors. Part 2...


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