There are tons of quick and easy tutorials and tips on the internet for every topic imaginable. It's not hard to get caught up in "learning" several new techniques each day without actually applying them to your production process. Look back on 2012. How many times did you think to yourself that new information was going to have a positive impact on your recording, but never actually put it to use? Take inventory of your "to use" list of new ideas and pare it down to a manageable size. Choose a few of the best, and make it a goal to really implement these ideas in the coming year.
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