Services

Services


Interactive Services


SWITCHED ON

Focus Point: Book a 30 minute chat with Michael.

Description: The “SWITCHED ON” service is a 30 minute phone or video call with Michael to discuss your creative challenges and needs. You can create a service/package plan with Michael or just talk about your music. Michael suggests that you prepare notes before speaking so he can better understand your needs. Please note- this service does not include song analysis.

Time Frame: Service must be completed within two weeks of purchase date. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.

VOX

Focus Point:  Book a short chat with Michael.

Description: The “VOX” is a 10 minute phone or video call or DM with Michael. You are welcome to discuss any topic you wish. It can also be used as an add-on to “SWITCHED ON”. Please note- this service does not include song analysis.

Time Frame: Service must start and complete within one week from date of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.

IMPULSE

Focus Point: Create your production experience working with Michael around your budgetary needs.

Description: The “IMPULSE” service is a revolutionary approach to music production for two reasons. 1- it’s completely designed by you, according to your needs. 2- the time and amount of money you spend are completely determined by you. It’s also modular, so it can cover every area from music production to artist development. Create your own unique experience to work remotely with Michael as your needs require.

Time Frame: Service must start and be completed within two weeks of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.


Song Analysis Services


SCRATCH

Focus Point: Get Michael’s gut reaction to your song. 

Description: The “SCRATCH” service gives you the answer to one very important question: “Is my song good?” This offering covers all genres of music, all levels of musicianship and recording in any stage, from rough demos to final masters. Send a song file or link and Michael will give you his take.

Time Frame: Service turnaround time is within one week from the date files are received. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.

WARM JETS

Focus Point: Get Michael’s feedback on your finished record.

Description: The “WARM JETS” service answers a question Michael is often asked; “How is my album?” Most artists don’t want a deep dive into their finished record, just basic comments, some context and a few useful takeaways. The process is simple- send Michael sound files of your recording and he sends you his notes. This service is limited to 13 songs per album.

Time Frame: Service must start and be completed within three weeks of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service and/or sending files. See disclaimer for more information.

NOW

Focus Point: Have Michael answer three questions about your song.

Description: “NOW” is a basic service, yet a powerful analysis tool. To begin, you prepare 3 focus points for Michael. These can be details in your song you need help with or questions about anything from arrangement to composition to performance or production. Next, send Michael your song file or link via email, along with your 3 focus points. You’ll receive an email response from Michael with the answers you need.

Time Frame: Service turnaround time is within one week from date notes and files are sent. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.

DA VINCI

Focus Point: Have Michael take a deep dive into your song.

Description: The “DA VINCI” is a pre-production service. Michael addresses your questions about your song, plus details that he feels need examining. You send Michael your questions, with a song file or link. The questions can cover areas like song structure, song quality, arrangement, orchestration, performance, production, etc. You will receive Michael’s response via email. After reviewing Michael’s notes, you have an option to follow up with an email if you need him to clarify anything.

Time Frame: Service turnaround time is within two weeks from date notes and files are received. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.


Production Services


KANDINSKY

Focus Point: Have Michael sit in and produce your session in half hour chunks.

Description: Are you in a recording session and having trouble getting drum sounds? Is your bassist not playing in the right pocket? Is your mix not coming out the way you want? Wouldn’t it be a dream to have instant access to an experienced professional who can help you get the results you want? “KANDINSKY” is a remote production service designed to address these needs. You can incorporate “KANDINSKY” at any stage of your recording, from tracking, to overdubs, to mix and even mastering. The service is provided in real time via apps such as Source Connect or Sessionwire. Create your own unique production experience with Michael for as long or as little time as you need him. In some cases, sound files of your recording may be helpful prior to your session with Michael.

Why You Need This: Recording can become nerve-wracking and time consuming, when getting instrument sounds or performances becomes a struggle. Sometimes, recording is just better with a set of experienced ears on hand for QC. Having instant access to Michael and his four-plus decades of production expertise is an easy solution to these problems. “KANDINSKY” is cost-effective because it’s offered in half hour chunks.

Time Frame: Service must start and be completed within three weeks of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service and/or sending files. See disclaimer for more information. Let us know what type of help you need when scheduling.

GENERATOR

Focus Point: Have Michael do pre-production for your song.

Description: “GENERATOR” is a complete pre-production service which includes video consultations with Michael. You send your song file or link to Michael, with or without questions. Michael will send you in depth notes about your song via your preference of email or video along with sound files (if this is relevant).
You will then schedule an hour-long video consultation with Michael to go over his notes. After you integrate his suggestions, you send him an updated demo of your song. This cycle of notes and video consultations repeats two more times. When the service is completed, your music will be ready for the next stage in your recording process.

Time Frame: Service must be completed within three months from date of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.

MODULAR

Focus Point: Bring Michael’s production experience to your recording.

Description: The “MODULAR” package makes it possible to make great recordings with Michael from anywhere in the world. Michael will add production assistance to your session remotely in real time using apps such as Source Connect or Sessionwire. This package really is “MODULAR” because it can be incorporated at any stage of your recording project; with you, an engineer, or even another producer.

The “MODULAR” package covers five distinct areas within the production process:

  1. Recording- tracking and overdubbing.
  2. Programming- help with synthesizer programming, sound choices, etc.
  3. Creative Editing- building and improving recorded performances, etc.
  4. Mixing- critiquing and overseeing mixes, etc.
  5. Mastering- reviewing masters, overseeing mastering, etc.

Please let us know the area(s) you need help with.

Time Frame: Service must start and complete within two months from date of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.

PIMP COAT

Focus Point: Design your own production experience to work with Michael.

Description: The “PIMP COAT” package is an assortment of Michael’s services, 100% customized by you and based on your needs. It can include pre-production, as well as all services listed in the “MODULAR” package. Michael works with you remotely, in real time, using Source Connect or Sessionwire apps.
This is a custom service and requires advance preparation. The cost shown is an initial base price- actual cost will be determined by the clients’ requirements. Please contact us to design your service prior to purchase.

Time Frame: Service must start within two weeks from date of purchase. Service endpoint to be determined within an eight month period based upon client requirements. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.


Incubation Services


DISSECTION KIT

Focus Point: Let Michael’s production experience help with your artistic growth.

Description: The “DISSECTION KIT” is a custom artist development program. This service is offered in month-long chunks and can be structured according to your needs. The focus is artist development, so the normal term for this service runs 3-5 months. With this service, you’ll receive:

  1. A description of program areas of focus and goals that address your specific needs.
  2. Complete pre-production and analysis for the songs you plan to record (up to three songs if you’ve opted for the single month).
  3. Once per-week video conferences for 1 hour to discuss your songs, your progress, etc.
  4. Possibility of additional email communication for song review, critiques, etc (when necessary and time is available)

Time Frame: Service must begin within one month from date of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.

SURRENDER

Focus Point: Have Michael coach you one on one.

Description: Do you need direction from an experienced expert to plan or execute anything on your recording project?
“SURRENDER” is an hour-long video coaching session with Michael. Here, you’ll find solutions that can be incorporated at any stage of your recording project. If necessary during the session, Source Connect or Sessionwire apps are used for music playback. The session can be with you and Michael, plus an engineer, your editor, producer, manager, etc.
The “SURRENDER” package covers six areas within the production process:

  1. Recording– tracking and overdubbing.
  2. Creative Editing – building and improving recorded performances, etc
  3. Mixing– critiquing and overseeing mixes, etc.
  4. Mastering– reviewing masters, overseeing mastering, etc.
  5. Release– album sequencing, etc.
  6. Reboot– revitalizing an artist’s vision.

Please let us know the area(s) you need help with.

Time Frame: Service must start and complete within one month from date of purchase. Upon purchase, you will receive a welcome email containing information about scheduling your service. See disclaimer for more information.


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