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Success With Music (SWM): a Podcast for Musicians | Home Recording | Music Lessons | Music Production

Musicians: Singers, Songwriters, Beat Makers, Producers, and Music Students—learn what it takes to go further in your music career. This informative series features the insight of Walter and featured music industry guests—covering topics related to:...

Musicians: Singers, Songwriters, Beat Makers, Producers, and Music Students—learn what it takes to go further in your music career. This informative series features the insight of Walter and featured music industry guests—covering topics related to: Home Studio Advice, Performance, Getting a Recording Deal, Ways to Create Better Music, Selling Songs, Music Theory, Marketing Your Band, Trends in the Industry, Equipment, Recording Techniques, and more.

Musicians: Singers, Songwriters, Beat Makers, Producers, and Music Students—learn what it takes to go further in your music career. This informative series features the insight of Walter and featured music industry guests—covering topics related to: Home Studio Advice, Performance, Getting a Recording Deal, Ways to Create Better Music, Selling Songs, Music Theory, Marketing Your Band, Trends in the Industry, Equipment, Recording Techniques, and more.
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Musicians: Singers, Songwriters, Beat Makers, Producers, and Music Students—learn what it takes to go further in your music career. This informative series features the insight of Walter and featured music industry guests—covering topics related to: Home Studio Advice, Performance, Getting a Recording Deal, Ways to Create Better Music, Selling Songs, Music Theory, Marketing Your Band, Trends in the Industry, Equipment, Recording Techniques, and more.

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Episodes

EP:46 | Getting More Exposure for your Songs — Guest: Dave Esposito from SongBro

1/15/2019
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Today’s episode features guest, Dave Esposito from SongBro We're answering questions about: 1. The secrets to making a great song 2. How to deal with writer's block 3. I've created a hit song; now what? 4. Music promotion wisdom Follow Dave and SongBro on all major platforms: @mysongbro

Duration:00:16:28

EP:45 | Using Compression in your Music Recordings (Part 2)

12/29/2018
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Today’s episode is the second in a two-part series on compression. Today we cover the following: 1. Final thoughts on Ratio 2. Using Attack 3. Understanding Release 4. How Gain/Makeup Gain works Hear all episodes: https://successwithmusic.com/episodes

Duration:00:22:36

EP:44 | Using Compression in your Music Recordings (Part 1)

12/13/2018
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How to use Compression/Compressors (Part 1) Today’s episode is the first in a two-part series on compression. Today we cover the following: 1. What is it? 2. Why use compression? 3. Overview of 5 core settings 4. Threshold and Ratios

Duration:00:21:43

EP:43 | Music Production Tips (Part 4)

12/1/2018
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Music Production Tips (Part 4) Today’s episode goes into 3 of my ways for composing and producing music tracks. Music Production Tips 1. Whack 'em with the snare drum! 2. LCR Panning 3. Using Volume Visit our new site: https://successwithmusic.com Learn how to enroll in SWM Class—music production courses from Success With Music

Duration:00:28:55

EP:42 | Music Production Tips (Part 3)

11/8/2018
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Music Production Tips (Part 3) Today’s episode offers 3 of my techniques for composing and producing music tracks. Music Production Tips 1. Using intervals to fill space 2. Changing up melody sounds 3. Dry vs. wet sounds Visit our new site: https://successwithmusic.com Learn how to enroll in SWM Class—music production courses from Success With Music

Duration:00:31:16

EP:41 | Music Production Tips (Part 2)

7/10/2018
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Music Production Tips (Part 2) Today’s episode offers 3 of my techniques for composing and producing music tracks. Music Production Tips 1. Strengthening your melody 2. Using rhythm to accentuate the melody 3. Connecting music sections better with transition sounds Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials

Duration:00:24:43

EP:40 | Music Production Tips (Part 1)

6/19/2018
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Today’s episode offers 3 of my techniques for composing and producing music tracks. Music Production Tips—Part 1 1. It’s okay to be off beat 2. Using envelopes 3. ARP: your rhythm secret weapon Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials

Duration:00:29:08

EP:39 | Get a Music Checkup (no coughing required)

5/17/2018
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Today’s episode offers a pain-free way to check up on your music skills—no copays or insurance needed! Your Music Diagnosis 1. Tighten up your rhythm skills 2. Vocalists, avoid being sharp or flat 3. Make this checkup fast Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials

Duration:00:18:30

EP:38 | Home Recording Hacks

5/4/2018
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Today’s episode is dedicated to those who are newer to home studio recording. Tips to break repetition 1. No vocal booth? No problem! 2. Get some free software 3. Become a mix-master Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials

Duration:00:20:04

EP:37 | No Looping: Musicians, Do Something New

4/25/2018
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Today’s episode is not about bashing loops; it’s all about ending behaviors that hurt musical creativity and productivity Tips to break repetition 1. Get new marketing tools 2. Divorce your DAW and other equipment 3. Get over yourself and grow musically (I learned the hard way) Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials

Duration:00:17:51

EP:36 | Ready Music Player One: Musician Cheat Codes

4/4/2018
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Ready Music Player One: Musician Cheat Codes Today’s episode has some gaming references, but it’s really all about music tips for getting better really fast. Tips for Leveling Up Your Music Game 1. Join the Group 2. Go Deep… Really Deep 3. Stop Camping? No. Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials

Duration:00:14:34

EP:35 | Guest: Andy Hill — Scoring the Screen — Making Music for Movies and Film

3/15/2018
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Do you have what it takes to compose music for films such as How to Train Your Dragon, Dunkirk, Inception, and other blockbusters? Dive deep into the music of movie composition with Andrew (Andy) Hill, author of Scoring the Screen. Andy has been a film music executive, a music supervisor/producer, and in more recent times, an educator, graduate program director, and "trainer" of screen composers. What bridges these roles is an abiding passion for the craft and a great affection for those who...

Duration:00:40:50

EP:34 | DAW, Definitely Dead

3/5/2018
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This episode deals with my dying Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) and how to find a new one. Show Outline 1. Is Gibson Dead 2. My DAW Died 3. 5 Tips For Buying a DAW Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials Hear all episodes: http://successwithmusic.com/

Duration:00:17:56

EP:33 | Making Even More Money with Music

2/13/2018
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This episode deals with 4 ways to maximize your earning potential with music. Show Outline 1. Music Trivia 2. Four Ways to Earn Even More Money with Music 3. Secret Tip To Make Clients Fall In Love with Your Tracks Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials Hear all episodes: http://successwithmusic.com/

Duration:00:24:55

EP:32 | Bobby Borg: Music Marketing for the DIY Musician

1/18/2018
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This episode features special guest Bobby Borg, author of Music Marketing for the DIY Musician Show Outline 1. Bitcoin and Music? 2. Interview with Bobby Borg See more from Bobby Borg here: www.bobbyborg.com www.youtube.com/user/bobbyborg https://www.facebook.com/BOBBYBORGCONSULTING https://twitter.com/BobbyBorg

Duration:00:43:10

EP:31 | Hating Ur Own Music

1/10/2018
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This episode deals with the reality of not really feeling confident as a musician and what you can do about it. Show Outline: 1. Hear what I learned about music when traveling overseas 2. Fighting the you-suck voices in your head 3. Owning your musicality Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials Hear all episodes: http://successwithmusic.com/

Duration:00:25:36

EP:30 | Musicians: New Year... New Mindset?

12/15/2017
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This episode talks about setting music goals for the new year Show Outline: 1. Recording overseas 2. Have big goals (but not too big) 3. Establish daily/weekly tasks 4. Verify whether your incremental choices make sense Be sure to share and subscribe: http://successwithmusic.com

Duration:00:15:37

EP:29 | Time Travel & Four Music Pitfalls

11/29/2017
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This episode travels through time to uncover four music career pitfalls to avoid Show Outline 1. Stopping vs. starting 2. Music plateau 3. Being a creative idiot 4. What now? Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials Hear all episodes: http://successwithmusic.com/

Duration:00:22:22

EP:28 | The Musician Who Called Me (And What I Told Him)

11/17/2017
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This episode reveals the four keys I shared with a musician this week Show Outline 1. Streaming is getting bigger 2. Hear four major things I told an aspiring musician this week Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials Check us out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/successwithmusic/

Duration:00:32:24

EP:27 | Your Mom Called Me About Your Music

11/9/2017
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Today’s episode details a call I got from the mom of a struggling musician Show Outline 1. Our talk about where to find music jobs and how to gain industry experience 2. Where you can network with media professionals 3 How musicians can be entrepreneurs 4. We talked about the non-stop hustle Today’s sponsor: JingleMoney here: http://jinglemoney.com/ JingleMoney is a book designed to reveal how musicians can make thousands of dollars writing music for commercials Check us out on Facebook:...

Duration:00:29:33