All Posts by brianhood

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The “Old Model” Is Dead – The Future Is In YOU and Your Home Recording Studio

Podcast Ep 1: The “Old Model” Is Dead – The Future Is In YOU and Your Home Recording Studio

In this episode, Brian and Chris discuss how the audio industry has undergone a MASSIVE change, and how this has opened up some great opportunities for you. They also shed some light on how educational resources, like podcasts, have been crucial to their success, and why going to audio school might not be the best investment.

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This Guy Quit His Day job To Start A Studio (Then Failed)

What You Can Learn From A Failed Studio Owner

In my last article, I talked about what it takes to quit your job. Some people quickly took that to heart and emailed me their plans to quit their day job…and start their studio with loans, credit card debt, and loads of other terrible ideas.

Let’s take a look at what happens when you decide to just say “fuck it–I’ll start a business on a credit card.”

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Should You Quit Your Day Job To Pursue A Full Time Home Studio?

How Your Day Job Affects Your Dedication To Audio

So you want to quit your day job…

I have no doubt in my mind that a lot of my regular readers may already have the necessary skills to consider a full-time career in audio engineering.

Unfortunately, for the many of you that have full-time jobs, the decision to leave the safety and comfort of your day job and pursue a career in audio engineering can be too much of a leap to comprehend.

In this article, I want to explore taking that leap together. Just you and me, heart to heart.

I’m going to talk about quitting your day job to run your studio full-time; the risks you run by doing this, and finally, the dangers of having a day job that you don’t necessarily hate.

Exciting, huh?

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Why Most Home Studios Fail To “Make It” (spoiler: it has nothing to do with marketing)

How To Reverse-Engineer Your Home Studio’s Success (or, Lack Thereof)

Do you struggle to find high-quality artists to work with in your studio?

Are you tired of recording local bands who don’t take things seriously?

Do you need to land more clients consistently?

In this article, we’ll discuss how to how to reverse engineer your journey to a full time home studio.

Spoiler alert: Marketing will not necessarily be the answer?

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Ask Me Anything

Get Your Biggest Questions Answered Here

I’ve answered a lot of questions through email over the years, and I always kept a notepad of all of my “longer” replies. I wanted to include some of these answers in this “Ask Me Anything” blog post.

If you have a question you’ve always wanted to know the answer to, simply scroll to the bottom of this page and leave a comment!

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How To Stop Procrastinating. Now.

Why You Start Projects And Never Finish

Do you find yourself starting projects that you never finish, or setting goals you quickly abandon? This article will show you how to stop procrastinating using two simple rules.

By the end, you’ll finally start checking off all the tasks on your massive to-do list.

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