I read this the other day:

“Momentum feeds motivation.”

What’s the biggest frustration you face in your studio?

Is it that you don’t seem to be making any progress? You don’t have a enough time to do what you want to do. So you’re losing motivation.

You know you should maybe work on something in the studio instead of watching “Biggest Loser,” but you just aren’t that motivated. “What difference will it make?” you say to yourself.

I hear ya. Boy, do I hear ya.

But methinks that quote is spot on.

If you lack motivation to get in your studio and work on music, it might be because you need some MOMENTUM.

The times when I’ve had the best momentum in my studio have come from gritting my teeth and MAKING myself finish something…anything.

It could be as simple as “finish recording that last guitar part on that one song.”

Being able to stamp “finished” on ANY task has a way of motivating you to move forward to another…and then another…and then another.

Next thing you know, you can’t wait to get back in the studio and make more progress.

It’s a really fun phenomenon.

If you haven’t experienced it, you really should try it out.

Dueling Mixes is a great place to get your feet wet. We’ve got a new song for you.

Step #1 – Sign up at www.DuelingMixes.com

Step #2 – Download the tracks

Step #3 – Import them into your DAW

That’s all you need to do! I believe that’s all it’ll take to get the wheels moving on this momentum train.

Next thing you know, you’ll have a finished mix, and you’ll be itching to work on something else. 🙂

Joe Gilder
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