One of the benefits of having plenty of time at home is that there’s also plenty of time for making music. However, sometimes the well of inspiration runs dry.
Don’t get too discouraged if a mix isn’t working right away. Sometimes when the mix isn’t working you just have to give it a rest for a sec. Go to the grocery store, get something to eat. Change out of your work clothes, have a drink or whatever.
Here’s a quick round-up of some savings you can take advantage of while you’re housebound and making tons of music.
It’s no secret that many of today’s top arrangements feature layer upon layer of synths. One thing the pros consider when mixing is how to make those puzzle pieces work together instead of against each other.
Through that time, and in the last 20 years of working as a independent artist, I’ve developed a simple set of disciplines that have allowed me to thrive in the world when working from home by myself.