Music
June 10, 2017

Check List: Making Your Song Sync Ready

Wrapping up our series on Making Your Song Sync Ready with a "Check List"  1:00 lengthDownload Check List
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Music
June 4, 2017

Mixing: Making Your Song Sync Ready

Mixing, Recording, Mastering: Making Your Song Sync Ready.  3:00 length
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Music
May 27, 2017

Hook: Making Your Song Sync Ready

Hook: part 6 in a 7 part series on Making Your Song Sync Ready.  2:00 + in length.
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Music
May 21, 2017

Arranging: Making Your Song Sync Ready

Arranging: part 5 in a 7 part series on Making Your Song Sync Ready.  4 Minutes in length.
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Music
May 13, 2017

Rhythm: Making Your Song Sync Ready

Rhythm: part 4 in a 7 part series on Making Your Song Sync Ready.  4 Minutes in length.
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Music
April 22, 2017

Lyrics: Making Your Song Sync Ready

In this video, you’ll find out how to reinvent your writing strategy with LYRICS that work on movies, tv shows, ads, promos, trailers & more. Part III of a 7…
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Music
April 20, 2017

Melody: Making Your Song Sync Ready

Today is Melody day - this is not an all enclusive primer on writing melodies, just several things on my checklist when I'm writing/producing for movies, television and commercials.
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Music
April 15, 2017

Chords: Making Your Song Sync Ready

There is a relatively simple technique that many professionals like myself use daily to get cuts - sync placements that make money from movies, tv shows, commercials, video games, trailers…
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Music
April 14, 2017

Hit songwriter Producer Greg Lawson

Hit songwriter producer Greg Lawson talks about writing with Motown Legendary songwriter Lamont Dozier (of Holland/Dozier/Holland) and his hit song with Jennifer Lopez.
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Music
February 26, 2017

Songwriting Contest

Grand Prize: All Expense Paid Trip to Nashville.    Work in studio with Grammy nom Producer Gary Earl.  Work with multi-platinum producer Sam Michaels of KlubJumpers (Britney Spears Jason Derulo,…
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Music
February 19, 2017

Read This Before Signing with a Music Library

Sync Licensing Explained •   What is a music library? And what does it have to do with sync licensing? If you’re an independent artist, it’s very likely that you…
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how to get cuts Christmas Music
Music
January 14, 2017

When to Make Money with Christmas Songs

in 3:00, Gary tells you the timetable for making money with your Christmas Songs. You don't start in November, you start now, in January.
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Music
December 18, 2016

Christmas Music

Basics you need to know about getting cuts and placements with your Christmas songs. Christmas is great since it can get used every years for many years... the gift that…
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Scott Bocchetta interview with gary earl
Music
December 10, 2016

What Record Labels Look For

Scott Borchetta, founder and head of one of the planet's hottest record labels, Big Machine, talks with Gary Earl about what he looks for in an artist. Big Machine is…
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Gary Earl Productions records your music
Music
October 15, 2016

5 Cool Guitar Tunings

Bring some new exciting vibe and creative ideas to your songwriting and playing, as easy as tuning your guitar. You may be shocked at the doors this can open to…
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Music
September 22, 2016

6 Things You Must Know to Get Film TV Cuts

Film TV Music is hot now. With hundreds of networks, and thousands of shows, there is an increasing need for new and quality music. Is Your Music ready for cuts…
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Music
August 20, 2016

Vibe & Great Performances

Going Old School with Toto stems....  Got all the pops and clicks and hiss out?  Let's focus on what's really important, great vibe, great musicianship, great performance. We're going old…
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Music
August 14, 2016

How To Make A Create Space

Your Music Space Look Like This? Or This? You're in the shower and the BEST musical idea ever pops into your head. Before you can get it down, it's gone.…
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Music
August 10, 2016

How To Get What You Want (2)

How to Get What You Want, 2nd half video. I had such a great response to part one, with several emails saying they couldn't wait and needed the rest of…
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Music
August 7, 2016

How To Get What You Want

We go along day to day on autopilot, which is fine if we're getting everything we want out of our life. How to shake things up, re-chart your direction and…
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SingingVoice Coach Robin Earl
July 28, 2016

Your Singing Foundation: Breath and Support

By Robin Earl Think of your ‘breathing and support’ as your foundation for singing. Just as a house has a foundation which gives stability to everything ‘above,’ your breath and…
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gary earl's 3 rules to guide your musical success
Music
July 26, 2016

Gary’s 3 Rules

1. Win the battle in your own mind first:  Surround yourself with friends who share a similar vision and avoid those with a negative attitude. Know that you can persist…
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Music
July 23, 2016

What Music is Trending in Every Country?

Trying to write, play & record a French pop song for Taxi? Need to study Cuban music for a songwriting opportunity, or to mix a Cuban band? In 2:00 Gary…
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Music
July 19, 2016

Is Garage Band Professional?

Question from a client: Is Garage Band Professional?  Check out these major artists who use Garage Band, some on smash hits, some during demoing. • Rihanna’s smash hit “Umbrella”. (Play “Vintage…
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SingingVoice Coach Robin Earl
July 16, 2016

Meditation

Great meditation tip for singers (as well as everyone else) to handle stress, stage fright, or being overwhelmed. How can you use meditation to help your singing? (Source: https://www.facebook.com/)
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SingingVoice Coach Robin Earl
July 15, 2016

I Was a 3-Year-Old Swimmer…

I was a 3-year-old swimmer… She made an impression on me. Margie Cranston was my swim teacher and my first teacher. I remember her classes so well. Her swimming class…
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touch my heart? songwriting blog of recording studio producer gary earl
Music
July 13, 2016

So You Think Your Song Can Touch My Heart?

Years ago, I interned with a famous songwriter. After a week or so, I politely asked if he’d listen to one of my songs. I said, “It’s supposed to touch your…
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SingingVoice Coach Robin Earl
July 12, 2016

How Videos Can Help with Staging

By Robin Earl I focused with a singer on staging today. She wanted to express the emotion of her song, and have the emotion show through her face and body…
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SingingVoice Coach Robin Earl
July 12, 2016

Vocal Projection Tip

By Robin Earl Sometimes singers create a problem by singing too quietly when they are singing with a mic onstage, resulting in loss of power and focus. This is often…
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Songwriting tip by Gary Earl of Recording Studio B.com
Music
July 5, 2016

The Guy You Keep Locked in Your Closet

The Guy You Keep Locked in Your Closet Writer’s Block. We’ve all heard of it, and most of us have struggled with it at one time or another. I’m fortunate…
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SingingUncategorizedVoice Coach Robin Earl
June 6, 2016

Fame Music Internet Radio Station, Johannesburg

Fame Music Internet Radio Station, Johannesburg I had a great time yesterday chatting with Georg Hegelmann‎ & Rebecca Hosking from Fame Music Radio on #TheRendezvousShow! Tune in to the rebroadcast…
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Music
April 20, 2016

‘Box’ for Delivering Songs

  By Gary Earl Last week, I talked about industry protocols for delivering song files to a mixer. Box is an easy way to deliver those songs. What is Box?…
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Music
April 9, 2016

How to Deliver Song Files to a Mixer

By Gary Earl There are many platforms people record on these days and with digital it is usual for a writer or studio to send the digital files out to…
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Music
March 23, 2016

Success in Music with Ten Tips

By Gary Earl  (Adapted from Shilpan Patel of Success Soul) 1. Win the battle in your own mind first:  Surround yourself with family and friends who share a similar vision…
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world music
Music
March 3, 2016

Understanding Copyright Basics

By Gary Earl The basics of Copyright law are simple. Armed with some simple principles, you can understand just what is covered and what isn’t, and hopefully save yourself potential…
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Music
February 24, 2016

Hooking Your Listeners

By Gary Earl Ever had anyone tell you your song is good, but just not quite “fresh enough,” or unique? There is an infamous quote that states “everything has already…
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SingingVoice Coach Robin Earl
February 24, 2016

Give it your best shot with a ‘Vocal Producer’ on your recordings

When you watch the Olympics, the athletes’ coaches are pretty visible, and create a powerful team with the athlete. The same is true with pro sports: football, basketball, baseball, hockey,…
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Music
February 17, 2016

Love from a Different Angle

By Gary Earl I remember arriving in Nashville for the first time, sitting in ASCAP with a rep, eager to show her my song that I knew was a big…
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Music
February 13, 2016

Writing Hit Country Songs

By Gary Earl Mega­hit songwriter and ASCAP rep Ralph Murphy is a Sensei when it comes to lyrics. (Sensei is Japanese for Master of the Art & Master Teacher). For…
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Music
February 9, 2016

Adding Twists to Folkisms

By Gary Earl Clay Collins, writer of Alternative Productivity and Anti­Hacks for Living, said that he once wrote an article entitled “Why You Should Get Up Whenever You Want,” but…
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SingingUncategorizedVoice Coach Robin Earl
January 12, 2016

What a Singer Can Learn From a Mogul Skier

By Robin Earl I spent my early life doing some recreational competitive ‘mogul’ skiing while living at Lake Tahoe. ‘Boogie in the Bump’ contests!! I’ve taught skiing and other sports along…
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Music
December 2, 2015

The Write Stuff

Film & TV music supervisors are increasingly scanning the web, especially youtube, for new bands and new artists. They are all hoping to find the next break-out hit song. If…
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Music
November 24, 2015

80/20 Rule

80/20 Rule By Gary Earl We’ve all heard that old 80/20 rule of thumb. The most ‘successful’ music tends to be 80% familiarity, 20% originality.  Recently math & computer scientists…
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Music
November 23, 2015

MAINTAIN YOUR COMPUTER AND MAINTAIN YOUR SANITY

robinearlvoicecoach: by Gary Earl   An associate’s hard drive crashed a couple weeks ago and he lost everything on his computer. You probably know others who have had this happen.…
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SingingUncategorizedVoice Coach Robin Earl
September 21, 2015

3 Reasons it’s Ok for Singers to Take Daily Naps or Meditate:

1) Get ready for top performance:  Gone is the guilt for taking nap/meditation breaks! I saw an interview of Jerry Seinfeld. He said that throughout his career, including the Seinfeld…
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