Artist Insider 11.4: Dennis Dearing – Who | June 26, 2006

Insider: Dennis Dearing

Lots goes into making one single CD quality song, today Dennis talks a little about it form a producer’s point of view.

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  • What is producing like?
  • How do you explain the role of a producer?
  • What is the range for a lower budget song?
  • What else determines the budget?
  • Is it hard when an artist hears that they are looking at wasting money?

Tomorrow is the last day with Dennis, the foci includes improving his craft, business structure and practices, and more suggestions.

Running time: 11 minutes 11 seconds

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Artist Insider 9.2: Reed Arvin – Kinda Pitchy | June 8, 2006

Insider: Reed Arvin

This segment really has two parts. The first part Reed talks about the change in music production and the result in society. The second part starts talking about the print industry.

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  • More on how the recording industry has changed
  • How did your first book, Wind & The Wheat, do?
  • How is the general market different?
  • What was the auction process like for you mentally and physically?

Tomorrow translations, approach & finding subjects to write about.

Running time: 11 minutes 23 seconds

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Artist Insider 9.1: Reed Arvin – Greens to Grant | June 7, 2006

Insider: Reed Arvin

Today we begin a new interview with Reed Arvin, a author and husband of last week’s insider Dianne Arvin.

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  • What was college like?
  • After Grad School, you went international, right?
  • How did you transition into Record Production?
  • How well did the first Rich Mullins record do?
  • What does a record producer do?
  • Is that the biggest suggestion to new producers?

Tomorrow some more talk about the music industry then into print and story creation.

Running time: 11 minutes 24 seconds

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Reed Arvin | June 7, 2006

About:
Reed Arvin grew up on a working cattle ranch in Kansas. He studied music in college, became a successful session musician and record producer, and toured the world with a variety of artists. He now writes full time. He and his wife Dianne, a painter, split their time between homes in Nashville, TN, and St. Petersburg, FL. Read more