The latest book by award winning producer, mixer, and recording engineer Eric Sarafin (aka Mixerman) is hot off the presses and already stirring up controversy in the indie recording world. His hold-no-punches style is frankly a refreshing change in a sea of know-it-all experts that offer endless tail-chasing advice on how to record, mix, and write music at home.
What his new book “Musician’s Survival Guide to a Killer Record” does best is tell you how to get out of your own way and learn to enjoy the process of making music again. In other words, you don’t need to know everything there is to know about recording and mixing, just use what you have and make the music that stokes your own fire.
Along the way, he lays out all the basic info you need to buy and use recording gear, audio software, and even how to record and mix unusual instruments. There is recording advice, production advice, mixing advice, but above all, the means to get back to focusing on the fun part, making music. Recommended for struggling indie musicians.
New Song from Mojo’s Army! For this funky version I had the pleasure of working with very talented Stevie Caldwell of And Then There Was One, who graciously lent her vocals to this jam.
This song will be exclusively streaming on YouTube until the EP is released. These and future songs will be available for early preview to email subscribers, so if you haven’t sign up, sign up!
As I mentioned before, the EP “Every Time You Break” will consist of wildly different takes on the same song. There will be at least one more version before the EP is released. The next one will be Heavy!