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New Music: Joie de Vivre! is my music video album project for 2018, which is all about rock meets EDM, and arranged as a continuous mix. Also, my latest single, Puzzle of Love, has just been released. And of course...there's more to come in the months ahead.

"How to Create Compelling Mixes" Now Available!

Personal Appearances

  • March 31, Sunday: Synthplex, Burbank, CA. Synthplexis a brand new annual “All Things Synthesizer” festival/event. It includes experiences and events such as: Trade Show Exhibits (where you can buy gear), Educational & Technology Seminars, Synthesizer History Lectures, Master Q&A Sessions with Industry Legends (synth & keyboard performers, soundtrack composers, sound designers, legendary synth designers, etc.), DIY synth building workshops, Live Synth Concerts all weekend long, a Pop-up Synth Museum featuring some rare synths that you can touch, and also a Gala Dinner Banquet with live performances and a keynote speaker.
  • April 11, Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 PM: "How to Create a Compelling Mix" clinic at Middle Tennessee State University, 1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, Room Bragg 101. Mixing will either make or break a song, and this free clinic reveals tips, techniques, and workflows that bring out the best in a recording. It also covers how to prep mixers for mastering, and the pros and cons of mixing while mastering. Afterward there will be a book signing for books from the new "Musician's Guide to Home Recording" series.

Craig Anderton

The fifth book in the "Musician's Guide to Home Recording" series is now available from Amazon and other sites. It's not just about the technology, but the art of mixing as well. Some of the topics covered in its 200+ pages include:

  • Feel vs. perfection
  • Dynamics processing
  • How to use Automation
  • Adding expressiveness in the mix
  • Mixing with virtual instruments
  • Beyond conventional mixing
  • Integrating external hardware 
  • Panning techniques
  • Tailoring material to your audience

...and much more! Make better mixes, and present your music in the best possible way to your listeners.