A Free Music Lesson: What’s The Catch?

Here at Certain Sparks, we’ve been offering a free 30 minute lesson to prospective students for the past several years. We get several sign ups every week, and it’s always enjoyable to watch someone try out a new instrument for the first time, becoming aware in real-time of the world of possibilities that lie ahead. […]

My Top 5 Music Documentaries

The music documentary has become a genre in itself – an often stark portrayal of a struggling band trying to work together is, at once, entertaining and heartbreaking. You come to realize that a group of people working together on anything for long enough can become like a troubled marriage, giving up on proper communication […]

Keeping A Commitment

I’m starting to run out of recording studio advice – the studio is an insular environment, and I’ve already covered several areas. In the last 6 months, I’ve had more recording sessions than I had in all of the preceding years combined. I’ve installed some helpful new plugins and discovered some great new tracking techniques. […]

How To Pick Your Single

So, it’s been a while. I think the last time we talked, you had just put the finishing touches on your new album. And now, you’re ready to release it – but you still haven’t decided which song to release as a single. A single is a song from your record that you use to […]

Certain Sparks Music Trailer

Check out the new trailer for our YouTube channel below! Filmed & Edited by Chris Lambert Featuring “The Canopy” by Cellar Roots Recorded at Certain Sparks Music