Co-Writing Session

The Pros and Cons of Co-Writing

By Jarrod Dickenson / May 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Several artists on my email list wanted to learn more about the ins and outs of co-writing. For this post, I tapped my good friend and Decca recording artists, Jarrod Dickenson. Jarrod is a fantastic songwriter in his own right but has plenty of experience co-writing too. Enjoy! – Chris Songwriting is a strange and…

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7 Proven Steps That Will Make You A Great Producer

7 Proven Steps That Will Make You A Great Producer

By Chris Jacobie / May 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Every once in a while someone comes to me and they want to know how to do what I do. They ask: “Hey I want to learn more about mixing and mastering and recording, and what you do. Can you help me out with that?” What they’re actually asking is, “Can you teach me to…

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Wedding Rings

Shapeshifter Romance: On Being A Married Musician

By Andy Baxter / April 5, 2018 / 1 Comment

Starting with a disclaimer is boring so I’m not going to. We can slog through that in a little while. Instead, how about we begin with a short biography of me, the author of all the sentences you’re looking at? I’m going to imagine that whoever’s reading this has just said something like: “Hey man,…

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The 10 Book That Changed My Musical Life

By Chris Jacobie / November 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

  A few months ago, JP Ruggieri and I were enjoying a pint of Guinness in an English pub and talking music… During the conversation, we got to talking about books that changed our musical lives. I want to share them with you. I judge a book’s success if a year later I’m still using…

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