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How to Become a Successful Voice Actor for Beginners

Beginner Voiceover Tips

Rant time: A lot of voice actors out there have shitty reels. Their audio quality sucks, they can't act, and yet they wonder why they haven't had their big break yet. It's surprisingly easy to have a solid foundation for voice acting. You only need three things to begin. However, these three things WILL require effort on your part. Good things come to those who work for it, and I'm[...]

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Guest Quote – Joy Magazine

Joy Magazine is a wedding website (now the 2nd wedding magazine I've written for, you can see the first one here!) I've never been married, so I've never had a wedding. However, I know a lot about music and I'm always happy to help out. The article is about modern songs to use in your wedding. Here are my quotes on the article: If you're planning a wedding and need more[...]

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9 Song Playlists to Help Your New Year’s Resolutions

Playlists to Meet Your Resolutions

I've written about goals for songwriters (here) before, but I want to discuss songs that can apply to ANY New Year's Resolutions! Whether you need a motivational boost or need help creating goals, this playlist will help you get there. New Year's Resolutions Playlists Whatever your New Year's Resolutions are, there are plenty of songs to help you achieve them! If you're work[...]

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The Top Artists of 2019 & How You Can Be Like Them in 2020

The Top Artists of 2019

The Top Artists of 2019 - let's celebrate them, congratulate them, and learn from them! I do this every year (you can see 2017 here and 2018 here if you want). It's hard to list the "top artists" because that's a controversial topic, but this list comes from Billboard and we're going with that. Here it is if you want to fact check me. Not a shocker, some of these were big last year too, s[...]

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10 Ways Music Education Stimulates a Child’s Brain

Music Education Benefits

My guest post today is by Ronald Ross (author bio below). Hope you enjoy! Many educational experts agree that introducing music education in schools and at home have great results in the development stages of children. Music is a universal language and is also beneficial in a child's education. Listening to music uses our entire brain. Hence, playing an instrument, learning to read[...]

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4 Vocal Mixing Mistakes to Avoid

Vocal Mixing Tips

Today's post is a guest post from Dustin at Musician on a Mission. They've written for me before and I'm happy to have them here again! Enjoy! When it comes to recording and mixing a song, the vocals are one of the most important elements to get right.  Think about it.  The vocals are the only part of a song that actually tells someone what the song is about. In add[...]

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Are My Songs Good? Where to Get Your Songs Reviewed

Where to get songs reviewed

In my career as a session singer, I often hear clients say they're nervous about whether or not their song is even good. You can work with all the pros in the world, but if the song itself is bad, there's not much we can do. So, how do you know if your songs are good? This is largely subjective, so it's hard to say. Think about every top song on the charts right now, and how many peopl[...]

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Italian Music: A Brief History of the Music of Italy

Italian Music History - The Music of Italy

We're nearing the end of my project, but if you're new here, here's a quick recap: I tested my DNA to see what countries make up my ethnicity, and now I'm researching those countries' music. 23 and Me keeps changing the percentage of my ethnicity, so it's been interesting keeping track of it. My results now are slightly different than my originals, but my Italian percentage is sma[...]