Hard Drive Full of Unfinished Songs

George, a new customer of mine, sent me an email that seems to describe a lot of my subscribers. Perhaps you’re in the same boat?

Check it out:

“My biggest problem has always been time. I recently stumbled upon Graham’s website as well as your podcast. Both are very informative. All this led me to the Production Club [www.HSCProductionClub.com]. I like the idea so I decided to join. It’s funny because the first thing you ask on the site is ‘Do you have a hard drive full of unfinished songs?’ Why yes, yes I do. That seems to be the joke between my singer and me. So I’m determined to finish one of them!”

Ah, the old hard drive full of unfinished songs. It’s a double-edged sword. (more…)

Session File Management in Pro Tools [Video]

First things first…


My Christmas present to you? More hard drive space! (The crowd cheers!)

Let me show you how to manage your files in Pro Tools. I freed up a ton of space on my hard drive. You should too (to make room for all those pretty new plug-ins you got for Christmas).


5 Tips for Taking Your Sessions to Another Studio

Photo by genewolf

Photo by genewolf

In a perfect world, you would have the most amazing home studio. You would have all the equipment you could ever need. You’d have huge tracking rooms, awesome vocal booths, and a control room that would make you drool just a little bit. In addition, you would have an entire army of A-list musicians waiting in the wings to offer their talent at the drop of a hat.

If this describes your studio, then you can stop reading now. 🙂 For the rest of us in the real world, please read on.