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Mixing and Mastering for Streaming Services Lesson 1

I have a track I’ve mastered. It’s -14.7 LUFS and -1.2 True Peak. I’m pretty happy with it other than I wish it were about a decibel louder. So I thought I’d try to go for -13.5 LUFS. But it seems whatever I do the true peak is more sensitive to than the LUFS. For …

How Long Will It Take Me From Song Idea to Release?

Last night the idea came to me as a melody A-F#-D-A-C-B. I didn’t know what the notes were until I played it on the guitar and this is where the Snarkman was another blessing, since it identifies the notes as you are playing them. Then I was able to surmise that it was over a …

My New Single Has Dropped

On all the major and minor streamers. Distrokid is a godsend. God bless you Philip Kaplan!It’s called “It’s Nowhere.” I hope you’ll give it a listen, and let me know what you think! Here’s the best link. It’s the Distrokid Hyperfollow Page that has links to all the major services. Am I crazy about this …

Demo: A New Song Idea “When I’m Alone at Night”

When I’m Alone at Night by spickeringlr Slow love song. I was shooting for “Sweet Sad” but it kinda ended up “Sad Sad” so it’s not quite working, but I just wrote it tonight, so I can do many more drafts. Recorded on iPhone with the FIRE field recording app     “When I’m Alone …

Free mp3 Download: My Song “Through The Night”

spickeringlr · Through the Night Link to file on this server: I think the production quality on this one is good enough to enjoy on your mp3 player, so I felt like encouraging people to download it if they like it. I hope you do! There’s a few things I want to work on with …