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Advice for Zoom call music lesson setup

We give music lessons via Zoom calls and achieve good quality sound by using a mixer as the "microphone" in Zoom.
One of our students wants to have the same setup, however, I've hit a snag in my mind for what to tell him. The three components are microphone, guitar, and backing track. All three go into the mixer, and then we USB out from the mixer to the computer and use that as the microphone in the Zoom settings. Simple.

Why should musicians care about video?

Here is a link to teaser for a mini documentary that I finished for a client (The town where I live and run my business in). I'll share the full mini-doc when it is released Tuesday. There were several audio challenges. The mini-doc gave three musicians employment and my consulting company work. I will be making about 50 mini documentaries this year and the musicians I work with will get a ton of work from it. Companies, governments and non profits all need to tell their stories. Musicians help tell the story.

Help - All my music on all outlets has been removed?

I'm going mad - I've loads of music on all the streaming and sales platforms - or at least, had until today. Suddenly every single one - my original compositions and recordings plus licences covers have all just vanished. Distrokids has none - one single waiting for release and everything has gone - Spotify yesterday had them all, today, all gone. All Youtube tracks gone - tried the other platforms and exactly the same - every single trace of me has just vanished. Has anyone had this before? Even worse I was waiting for a large royalty payment too - but everything has been zeroed.

Music for Video - re-edits

Another lock down project, but one I've wanted to try for a while.

As we do video and audio work, the music we produce usually fits to the edited video - and we produce it watching the video. Just after Christmas, a client needed a re-edit, trimming some parts from the video that featured a product he no longer manages. This was annoying because the scene was around 30 secs too short for the video. Luckily, the music was more atmospheric and it wasn't too tricky to cut down, but it made me think how you'd manage if the music wasn't editable like this.

Lockdown Music No. 2 = Careless Whisper

I figured Careless Whisper would be a good song to re-record, and I discovered the original George Michael isolated vocal track on the net, so there are two versions - the track, followed by George Michael's lyrics on the top!

Despite trying hard, I've got a couple of sync issues, and one clip is mistakenly the second time version, but in the first time location so there's a note wrong! No matter how hard you try to spot these late at night, I still missed them until watching it back - never mind. I'll try harder next time.

New Studio Build for Non-Profit Music Education Program

Hi All! Thanks for being here, thanks for having me and thanks for taking a look at this.

I'm working on starting a music education project here in Athens GA and I'm building out a studio for it.
(you can find more details at https://www.thrillahill.com/mws )

First off I need to say that isolation is not a problem here. Not that there aren't issues, but I can get around them and my neighbors are super cool. Plus the building itself is set way off the road on the end of a dead end street.

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