Thought these 15 tips to producing music like a pro would be interesting/helpful for some of you =]

  1. Get the right equipment
  2. Perfect your craft
  3. Always aim to get the best possible signal
  4. Learn from the best
  5. Close your eyes to make your ears into the top priority sense
  6. Keep the volume at a reasonable level
  7. Take breaks from listening to your own material to listen to others
  8. Record dry, and effects later
  9. Organize your workspace and computer file system
  10. Inspiration comes while you work
  11. Experiment as much as you want
  12. Take regular breaks
  13. Always save your work
  14. Be open to criticism
  15. Persist

What are some of your tips?