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So far TuneGopher has created 13 blog entries.

Stop being safe in your writing

Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is!  ~Mark [...]

By |June 16th, 2016|Songwriting Advice|1 Comment

What are we waiting for? Write More Songs!

This one is short and sweet but there's a poll at the end [...]

By |January 5th, 2016|Songwriting Advice|1 Comment

On Winning at Life (and why to stop trying).

  I was watching an interview with Stephen Merchant (Kevin Pollack Chat Show [...]

By |June 24th, 2015|Songwriting Advice|0 Comments

The Difference Between Mixing and Mastering

Mixing and Mastering You hear these terms often in the recording process but [...]

Playing With A Click Track (a first-timer’s guide)

One of the biggest sources of discomfort I've witnessed for recording artists in [...]

By |April 14th, 2014|First-timer Guide to Recording Your Song|2 Comments

Compression (a first-timer’s guide)

WHAT IS COMPRESSION? One of the most used, misused and most misunderstood tools [...]

Commonly used terms in recording (a first-timer’s guide)

We're going to talk about some common terms we use in recording and [...]

By |April 13th, 2013|First-timer Guide to Recording Your Song|2 Comments

First-timers Guide To The Recording Process

Example of a professional production environment (Photo credit: Wikipedia) TuneGopher is a music production service and online recording studio specializing in empowering singer-songwriters and other solo musicians with the resources they need to make great music. So, you’ve written some songs and you’re getting set to record them but you’ve never been in a recording studio and you want to know what to expect. In this – and in following posts – I’m going to help you prepare. I’m not going to show you HOW to record your song (there are plenty of other resources for that) but how to feel comfortable in a recording environment when someone else is recording you.  These tasks and terms should apply to any situation – whether your brother-in-law is recording you in his garage or you’re going to a $120/hr major studio.  The goal is to enable you to approach the process with confidence and joy. […]

By |April 5th, 2013|First-timer Guide to Recording Your Song|0 Comments

SONG CRAFTSMANSHIP Pt. 4 – Have A Clear Structure

TuneGopher is a music production service and online recording studio specializing in empowering singer-songwriters [...]

By |April 4th, 2013|Songwriting Advice|1 Comment

SONG CRAFTSMANSHIP Pt. 3 – Be Creative in the Right Things

Weird (Photo credit: Hernán Kirsten) TuneGopher is a music production service and [...]

By |March 29th, 2013|Songwriting Advice|4 Comments