Backing up your data is always a good idea, but for work, it’s essential. Arguably, losing your data as a music producer is one of the worst scenarios imaginable. While losing old mixing or mastering sessions can be quite the inconvenience, losing your productions is an even bigger loss. It’s a fact: At some point, all drives fail – spare yourself the heartache and invest in a trustworthy backup system as soon as possible! Read this post in order to learn about the different options, my recommendations, and how I do it. What could be more important? Don’t miss a beat: Back up your data!
The Plugin Pandemic is real: Every artist, producer, mixing- and mastering engineer owns far more plugins than he uses and thus is wasting his money. So why do we still buy into plugins, that eventually do nothing but take up space on our hard drive? In order to truly understand it, we need to take an honest psychological look at ourselves, as well as the different pricing and sales strategies of audio plugin developers. Finally, we can figure out how to escape the mindless chase of a monetary fix – for a skill and knowledge-based deficit. Let’s stop wasting our money!