Less Takes, Less Stress

Is there a certain part of the recording process that stresses you out? Recording? Editing? Mixing?

It’s different for everybody, but I can tell you, from personal experience, that whenever I’m stressed out in my studio, chances are it’s because of overwhelm.

In other words, my most stressful times in the studio are when I’ve got too much going on in a particular song. Too many tracks, too much editing to do, too many plugins, too many versions of the song…anything.

Stress isn’t always bad, and I always like to impose a little bit of stress (like creating a deadline and even using a timer) to keep me on task and productive.

Today I want to share with you one way to instantly remove one HUGE source of stress — too many takes.