On March 1st, 2018 (my 38th birthday coincidentally), I set out to complete a challenge where I would write, record, mix, master and release a complete song by the 31st of the month.
If you would like to watch the series and see the song unfold, catch up with the complete series playlist on my YouTube channel.
Alternatively, you can dive in to individual episodes in the list below:
- Episode 1 – Starting a New Song
- Episode 2 – Songwriting Process
- Episode 3 – Guitar Recording (Writing the guitar parts)
- Episode 4 – Arrangement and Vocals
- Episode 5 – Acoustic Guitar Recording
- Episode 6 – Writing Song Lyrics
- Episode 7 – Arrangement Decisions
- Episode 8 – Recording Electric and Bass Guitars
- Episode 9 – Recording Drums Using “Drummer”
- Episode 10 – Mic and Record Acoustic Guitar
- Episode 11 – Synths and Keys
- Episode 12 – Microphones and Vocal Recording
- Episode 13 – Mixing (Rough Mix)
- Episode 14 – Final Mix Decisions
- Episode 15 – Mastering (Final EQ and Limiting)
- Episode 16 – Releasing to Online/Streaming Platforms
Thanks to everyone who provided feedback and comments along the way and helped me develop this song.