The first thing you have to know about indie studios is coffee.
OK, maybe not every indie recording studio starts with coffee, but mine does. ☕️
Best to be energized. You’ll need to be sharp! 🤓
Listen Many Times
Like mine, indie studios are often just one person. So we get every job: instrumentalist, singer, writer, composer, arranger, technician, mixer, producer, and mastering engineer. Oh, and let’s not forget salesperson and marketing department!
Some of my indie musician friends say they get bored listening to their own tracks repeatedly. It’s a real danger.
Many indie studios cover every aspect of making music: from initial inspiration to spreading the news to fans. That’s the way it is here…
Find an Ending
Eventually, every song and every project end. The end of a recording is the mastering process. But the end of a recording project can be so many different things.