Believe it or not, attracting clients is a huge part of our job description. I can almost guarantee that most up and coming producers aren’t even aware of the countless hours that go into finding a project – and it isn’t their fault. It’s just something that isn’t talked about.
Far too many young producers are obsessed with finding the perfect reverb technique for their vocals, or when they should be using parallel compression. And mind you, these things are important. But what good is practicing a skill set without the means to implement it? It’s the equivalent of practicing with a band for years, but never putting together a show. Sure that band may be amazing, but how will anyone ever know?
You may have seen various technology and news websites reporting on USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 emerging as the ultimate answer to all of our connectivity and compatibility payers and this might be the closest to the truth we have seen from any "latest and greatest" technology for quite some time, However along with new technologies come many new questions, learning curves and various levels of understanding to get your head around.
This article is a starting point that is intended to help its reader get a firm grounding in what its all about and hopefully will demystify elements or confusion for you, We've added an FAQ at the bottom for quick reference and if there are any questions that you may have that are not answered in the article please post a comment and we'll be happy to help answer them for you.
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