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Tom Hedrick

Tom Hedrick

Indie / Power Pop Super Smash / Beat! Minneapolis, MN  US
I Never Knew (I'd Be The Man)
I Never Knew (I'd Be The Man)
Shock Of My Life
Shock Of My Life
For Miss Brooks
For Miss Brooks
Frank Is At The DMV
Frank Is At The DMV


  • Night light frontcover only
    Night Light Released on Dec 1, 2014
  • J100 the man in the brown suit
    The Man In The Brown Suit Released on Nov 1, 2013
  • J100 pause for cheese jacket v2 fc 1400px
    Pause For Cheese! Released on Oct 1, 2012
  • 2 laws front cover
    2 Laws In 1 Day Released on Nov 1, 2011
  • Cd401 out mahoopie booklet covers
    Mahoopie! Released on Oct 1, 2010


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  • Andrew Austin (Artist)
    Andrew Austin
    865Love your vocals on Shock of my Life... Did I hear you mention a spaceman.... For sure I did..:-)) Best wishes, Andrew
  • kenny heroux (Artist)
    kenny heroux
    Hi Tom, Miss Brooks is lucky to have an awesome tune written for her. Excellent music and guitar licks to go with some mighty fine lyrics.
  • CHIMERA (Artist)
    Stopping by to pay my respects.Have a great music day.
  • Love And Voodoo (Artist)
    Love And Voodoo
    hello Tom ! Have a Great Day ! We love to listen to your music ! yay
  • Kim Guthrie (Artist)
    Kim Guthrie
    Hey Tom, having a listen to "I never knew" tonight, you always write some clever lyrics, put together some interesting arrangements and it makes for some great listening o...
  • Carlos Wilde (Artist)
    Carlos Wilde
    Hi Tom - Thanks for the cool comment - Enjoying your amazing sounds this Monday evening. Wishing you a great week!



  • March, 2013
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2013


Sounds Like: The Who, Captain Beefheart, The Kinks, Paul Weller, Brian Wilson

Bio: I'm just a guy living in Minneapolis, Minnesota by way of California, Arizona, Ohio, and my hometown of Buffalo, NY. All my songs are about mustard and shoes.

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Carlos Wilde is a super talent from Spain. Listen! http://t.co/Us51Bk2gxA


"I'm a musician who's completely out of original ideas, and so I thought I would ask for help from someone like you who shares my problem. Advice?"

— East Coast Paul, Endless String

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Q: Your new album Nightlight is a masterpiece. How do you make such a great sounding record in a home studio? Can you offer a glimpse into your recording process and perhaps gear that you prefer.

A: Hi Frank, Thank you for your very kind assessment of Night Light! As to recording in my home studio, I've taken some recording workshop classes, read up on different aspects of it, and have asked pro engineers about tips and tricks. From an equipment standpoint, the best advice I got was to buy the best possible interface within budget. I use an Apogee Duet, which converts analog to digital extremely well. For someone like me who records alone, I only need the two inputs for mic and line. The other thing I picked up was Ozone mastering software, which made a huge difference. I only use Shure SM 57 and 58 mics! Finally, flat response (or "neutral response") headphones for monitoring are a must, because you hear the real signal without any "shaping". More than anything, though, I think the key is to write the best possible songs, and work in an environment that you enjoy and find comfortable. By creating in a space that suits you, and capturing good signal, you're going to have good tracks with which to work. From there, you can mix and master at a pace that suits you. Thanks for asking! Tom

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