Production Tips

Advice to Myself for when I'm stuck on Something


How to Get Unstuck 





Think of something that fits and play with that. 


Step back and the details will vanish (read a book or clean)


Don't waste listens. Maybe come back later. 


Are the shapes of things working/fitting together? Drastically change shape of something and see what that does. 


Pareto Principle - 80/20. 80% of the work gets done in 20% of the time. What percentage are YOU in?!


Double or half to see the effect. 


Just make things vibe together. 


Don't kid yourself when something isn't working. 


Don't kid yourself. 


Just change your tone. 


Don't kill yourself.


If you play the right notes it will sound good...   (in tune) 


Stick with the process


3 Takes: Listen: What's Good?: Fill In the Holes: Change : Repeat


Don't do more than 5 takes. 


Mix quickly between tracking other shit. 


Make Changes 


If it's not working, make drastic changes.