Do Producers Earn Money?

Answering the most frequently asked questions about producers according to YouTube’s auto-complete search function, including…

Do producers own masters?
Do producers make money?
Do producers use presets?
Do producers have to clear samples?

I keep screwing up my audio levels, so sorry about that. It’s mostly fixed but still crummy in places. Not up to my normal standard so sorry about that!

Answering YouTube Auto-Complete Questions About Guitar

Answering the most searched-for questions about guitar on YouTube: quick-fire, unscripted and honest! Including:

  • Do guitarists get carpal tunnel?
  • Why do guitarists wear wristbands?
  • Why do guitarists make faces?
  • Why do guitarists hate Wonderwall?
  • Should guitarist learn to read music?
  • Should guitar strings be tight or loose?
  • Should guitar strings be the same height?
  • Should guitar pickups be level?
  • Should guitar necks be straight?
  • Should guitar strings be parallel to fretboard?
  • Should guitar neck have bow?
  • Should guitar be recorded mono or stereo?
  • Should guiars be kept in cases?
  • Should guitar neck be flat?

And, inexplicably, do guitarist get laid?

Jack of All Trades, Master of None

There must be a downside to being good at everything? Or, at least, a downside trying to be good at everything?
Today I’m examining the idea of being a “Jack Of All Trades”, and whether this is beneficial or harmful to a musical career. I’m doing so by tracking my freelance career path, and how each skill I’ve developed has informed and benefited further skills, and led to a point where I can earn money and call myself a professional musician.