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๐Ÿ“ฒ Find Focus in a Busy World ๐Ÿค– workflow Aug 21, 2023

Having trouble focusing on composing or creating? Here are a few ways to help make it easier:

Turn Everything Off

Nothing is more invasive than your technology buzzing unread notifications all...

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๐Ÿ”• Productivity Hacks for Composers ๐Ÿค– workflow Aug 21, 2023

 Balancing my work as a composer, content creator, and educator can be tough.

To prevent myself from working weekends or pulling all-nighters, I employ six strategies to protect my time and...

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โฐ How To Make An Orchestral Template in 1 Hour ๐Ÿค– workflow Jun 13, 2023

If you’re a composer writing orchestral music and you haven’t made a template yet, you could be saving hundreds of hours a year.

Templates aren’t for everyone, but...

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๐Ÿค– Iโ€™ve Been Cloning Myself ๐Ÿค– workflow Jun 06, 2023

I saw entrepreneur and educator Chris Do speak at a university a few weeks ago.

During the panel, a student asked Chris what he thought about the influx of A.I., and what it meant for...

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๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ The Problem With Composing FAST ๐Ÿค– workflow May 16, 2023

As educational resources have grown on YouTube, I've seen a lot of emphasis on how to write music quickly.

On one hand, I totally get it. I'm a full-time composer, so efficiency and...

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๐Ÿ’พ Why use External Drives for VSTs? ๐Ÿค– workflow Apr 18, 2023

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 composing in a DAW, your computer reads the...

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