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News | Nick Young

September 2017
Music Industry Advice

Music Industry Advice

As a seasoned music industry vet, I am rarely asked asked for tips on how to succeed in this complicated and constantly evolving business. That's why I've decided to offer my expert advice to admirers of mine who are just getting started in their careers. Here we go!
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Slow Burner

Slow Burner

In 2007, I made my first record with my old band Burning Daylight. We were recording with Dan McLoughlin, bassist for one of my favorite bands (The Push Stars) and a celebrated producer and engineer in his own right. It was an exciting time. My first experience in a real studio, a full week of recording and mixing in the big city (ok, Hoboken, NJ, but that's pretty close to THE big city).
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South Lima

South Lima

In April of 2008, I moved to the small town of South Lima, NY. To call it small is actually quite an overstatement because the entire "town" is really just 50 houses on a single country road. I moved there after an almost ten-year relationship had ended and while I was only moving 20 minutes away from my old apartment, I might as well have crossed the Atlantic.
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