Want to get paid to hang out near a volcano in Hawaii or in the heart of Death Valley and make art? US national parks host several different residency programs in some of the country’s most breathtaking parks.
I still recall being a young aspiring musician recording my first ever album with my bandmates. We spent weeks working on perfecting our recordings, getting the takes just right. The engineer helped us along the way with mixing in amazing effects, EQ, and panning to get it sounding just how we wanted. When it was all wrapped up in the studio, we smiled and patted each other on the back and truly believed this was the finished product we had all been waiting for.