Originally Posted by slaphappy
If you're looking to get serious about your career as a musician, then go to the people that make great sounding records, and stop trying to be an engineer.
The incredible amount of time, effort and investment that it takes to compete with great recordings will slowly sap all of your 'musician' as you become 'engineer.' If being a performing musician is your life's goal, then get yourself to a studio / engineer / producer with a track record that you are impressed with. And don't look back...
That move is a guaranteed game changer.
Totally...always tryin to wear ALL the hats I guess. I'll try to keep that in mind more often