I’m typing this on my iPhone…from the beach… 🙂

See, a good blogger would have prepared several posts ahead of time and scheduled them to go live on the site while he was away on vacation. Not me, apparently.

I didn’t want to leave you completely stranded, though. So i thought I’d at LEAST post once and let you know I haven’t disappeared or anything.

First off, I want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who joined OneHourChallenges.com last week. It’s exciting to see so many people getting fired up about getting things done in their studios.


I’m obviously on vacation. But I was thinking about how it applies to us home studio folks.

Why do we take vacations? For a change of scenery, a change of routine…to mix things up.

Do you do this in your studio? Chances are you’re just struggling to find TIME to record, but are you feeling stuck in a rut? Perhaps a change of scenery is in order.

Here are some suggestions:

Try a one-hour challenge. You don’t have to be a member of my latest course to do a one-hour challenge. Pick a task. Set a timer. Get it done in an hour.

Record something you’ve never recorded before. Maybe you only record rock music. Try recording a classical tune. Maybe you’re a country guy, try producing a hip-hop track.

Work with someone new. Whether it’s an artist you haven’t worked with before, or an engineer you haven’t collaborated with, try mixing it up.

Changing up the way you do things can really help get the creative juices flowing. You’ll face new challenges, an you’ll be forcing yourself to think outside of your little box.

Share your ideas by leaving a comment. I’m off to go play in the waves.