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The SonicScoop Podcast | Music Production, Audio Engineering, and The Business of Music

Aug 14, 2022

Want to have a sustainable career in music?

Ultimately, there are only 5 ways to make an income in music production. (And honestly, any other art form you love.)

Justin Colletti details all of the major approaches, with several specific examples in each.

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Aug 1, 2022

A listener asks: "Justin, what are your pet peeves as a mastering engineer?"

Hear his full response, with the complete list of the "7 deadly sins of mixing".

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Jul 23, 2022

Is there a "right" level for listening? Yes! And it varies, depending on whether you're mixing, mastering, producing or recording.

Learn how your listening level effects what you hear, and what to do about it. Justin Colletti shares the strategies the best pros use to get this part of their process right.

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Jul 13, 2022

Want to get your music heard, by actual people? There are only 4 ways to do it.

The most successful artists employ all four of these major strategies, while those that languish in obscurity for their whole live rarely do more than 1 or 2 with any seriousness.

Justin Colletti shares all four of these approaches, as...


Jul 10, 2022

You're wasting your time by trying to learn mastering! ...Or are you?

Justin Colletti shares why you shouldn't bother learning mastering, and focus on other parts of music production instead. (And when you should.)

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