We wanted to officially welcome the newest member to the StudioPros vocalist team. Meet Michael. As a born and bred Cajun man, the spirit of the Delta runs deep in Michael’s blood. From the moment he could speak he was singing everything from blues tunes to R&B and soul music. As he progressed and his love of music grew, he began performing live at age 11 in local bars and clubs, taking crowds by surprise with his soulful vocals and… [Read More]
Communication. The root of a lot of sessions that go wrong as well as relationships in general not working out comes down to this word COMMUNICATION. After years of working on productions in all styles, languages with different personalities, I thought I’d throw together a quick blog on what I have seen WORKS. Keep it short. Musicians in general don’t like to read. I have seen clients write paragraphs upon paragraphs of changes that they’d like to have made. What… [Read More]
Tips for A Great Co-writing Session The Situation: You’ve spent countless nights humming into your voice memos. You’ve scribbled dozens of ideas into the notepad on the bedside table after 2AM. But now, after spending most of your songwriting journey alone, other people want to come in and crash your party. If you’re a notoriously awkward collaborator, haven’t done it enough, or have never written with anyone before, here are a few tips for a smooth co-writing session. Songwriting With A… [Read More]
You’ve written a great song. You have a strong melody, lyrics, the musical structure is set and you have a vision for the production. The next step is finding the right team of musicians, engineers and producers to help you bring your vision to life. As an independent artist you come across a lot of decisions that can make or break your career in the industry of songwriting and pitching your songs to film and tv. Decisions such as: What… [Read More]
In this weeks Pro Tips video, we discuss pulling songwriting inspiration from a story that’s already been told. Take an existing story and utilize this as a tool to create something unique and new to you by inserting yourself into the story or using it as a basis for a new song idea. To see the available songwriting and production services we offer: https://studiopros.com/services.php Click here to SUBSCRIBE to our Pro Tips Songwriting Channel for FREE weekly songwriting tips, tricks… [Read More]
We all write differently and all have our own strengths and weaknesses. However, something I’ve discovered along the way is that it’s best to be able to attack and start a song from any point. Not just a chord progression, or a melody, or a lyric. This is where song seeds comes into play. The idea is that you can find inspiration from any point. Watch this weeks Pro Tips: Song Seeds for more songwriting inspiration and new insights into… [Read More]
As we head into the weekend, I thought it’d be good share a new songwriting tip with you. If you have some time to spare in the next few days, why not do a writing exercise? I challenge you to write a verse refrain song! Check out our Pro Tips with StudioPros video with an example of what this Verse Refrain writing style looks like: We hope this helped inspire you with some fresh ideas. Let us know what you came… [Read More]
In this episode of Pro Tips with StudioPros, we walk you through the process of preparing your files in your session to send to a mix engineer. CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL! To read more about StudioPros mixing services and order online: https://studiopros.com/mixing_mastering.php If you’d like help setting up a project, contact an available producer today at: 310-928-7776.
This weeks episode of Pro Tips with StudioPros tackles a question that most of you have probably wondered from time to time. What is MiDi? Seriously. What. Is. MiDi? Check out the video below for more helpful info: Stay tuned for the next episode. We are releasing these weekly! If you have a topic you’d like us to tackle, let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Click HERE to Subscribe To Our Channel!
In this episode of Pro Tips with StudioPros, we are talking about Pitch Correction. What is it? How do you use it? I also want to comment on Filip’s amazing tan that continues to get better and better with each episode of the vlog. That’s some California living right there. If you have a project that needs some additional polish, we offer vocal tuning services here at StudioPros. Our engineer uses a program called Melodyne to tune the vocals note… [Read More]