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Quality Recording

Think Like an A&R Since I've started my internet radio station in the past two weeks, I have been asking indie artists to send me their best songs for rotation. I've been recieving some great songs but poor quality recording. One thingyou must keep in your mind when recording a track that has great potential is to THINK LIKE AN A&R... Would You Play this song on your radio station? Would you spend tens of thousands of hard earned dollars to promote and market this material? Would you want to associate your name to this song? Does it sound like whats on the radio now (QUALITY WISE)? Can you compare this recording to the recordings of the likes of T.I., Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, or Lil Wayne? You see a great song isnt just good lyrics on a great beat. Because poor recording, no matter the mixing and mastering, can turn a great song into pure scrap. If the vocals seem hollow and is automatically coupled with an reverb that can not be removed, if the vocals