Make Your Mother’s Day in Gifs & Memes

May 10th is Mother’s Day, and this year, let’s give Mom the kind of recognition she deserves. Don’t wait until the last minute (meaning Sunday, when you’re on your way to your parents’ house for dinner). Put your best foot forward, get your wheels turning and all that, and think of something really sweet for […]

SilverScreen: Disney Takeover

Well, I could make you feel the pure essence of nostalgia because it’s the 30th Anniversary of John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club or I can tell you what heat is coming in theaters soon. Just so you know, I don’t have an issue doing both. Let’s jump right in. Disney Pixar’s Inside Out – June […]

SilverScreen – Furious 7

I’m gonna be honest. I feared for this franchise. Fast Five was already an epic in itself, and I wanted the series to end then. Shockingly enough, they pushed forward with the blockbuster of my summer, Fast and Furious 6. It was so well put together, and I thought they picked the bad ass of […]

Saving Your Work as An Audio Engineer

I can’t tell you how many times when I was first starting out as an engineer/producer that I would get caught up with the creative aspect of my work, and totally disregard one simple, but very powerful feature: Saving My Work.

Choose the Right Vocal Coach

Work with a voice teacher who you mesh well with. It will make your life easier and you’ll learn more, more quickly. Find fellow musicians you can relate to. It’s helpful to discuss vocal issues with people who are the same age and experiencing similar situations. Take criticism constructively

Photography: Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thirds: This is pretty much the rule of thumb for making photos more interesting and dynamic. This rule creates a sense of balance without making the image appear too static without making the image look too busy.

Strings & Chords: Relaxing Your Wrist

Most of the muscles that control your finger movements are actually located in your arm; they are connected by tendons to your fingertips. This gives your hands a great deal of dexterity and strength. It also means that these tendons must run through your wrist, which has a great range of movement, before making it to your fingers.