Performing music live on stage is a completely different skill than playing your instrument for a recording session. Just because you’re good at the one does not mean you’re going to be good at the other. I’ve worked with a lot of great musicians who completely stumble in the studio environment so when it comes time for a band or musician to finally get themselves recorded, they’re often in for a rude awakening as they try to adapt to the demands of the studio process.
If you’re planning on getting yourself or your band professionally recorded at a premium rate or even if you’re getting yourself that discount rate at a friend or family’s amateur studio, I still recommend that you become highly
aware of the biggest issues that will waste time energy and ultimately lead to a less desirable product.
Lets get into it…