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πŸ’Ύ Why use External Drives for VSTs? πŸ€– workflow

This topic stumped me for a while. Here's the short of it:

Computers do two things at once with data: reading and writing.

When...

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🎻 "The Asteroid Field" - Orchestration Breakdown πŸ‘‚ listening

This channel is massively underrated.

Brad Frey has been doing orchestral score analysis videos for several years now, and recently...

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πŸšͺ The Importance Of Showing Up 🀝 networking

Last year, Clone Wars composer Kevin Kiner offered me a full-time job.

Here's how it happened (and what I said):

In 2018, I landed a gig...

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😍 My Favorite FREE Plugin πŸŽ›οΈ software

I’ve been using this plugin in every mix/mockup since 2022.

One noticeable difference between live instruments and sampled ones is the...

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πŸ“š Essentialism Changed My Life πŸ“š books

If you asked me to recommend one book to everyone in the world--especially creative professionals--this would be it.

Essentialism: The...

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πŸ“š From Piano to Strings - A Practical Handbook πŸ“š books

 I'm often asked for recommendations on reading materials to improve orchestration/composition.

Honestly, I'm not a big reader of music books....

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🎧 "Mother and Son" by John Williams πŸ‘‚ listening

 I've been obsessed with Williams' new score for Spielberg's The Fabelmans. If you haven't listened yet, I highly recommend...

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⌨️ The DAW shortcut I Can't Live Without πŸ€– workflow

 If you're not using this one, start now. Seriously. You'll thank me later

Poin-and-click workflow is inefficient. It's slower...

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