If you have some spare time on your hands this weekend, then have a think about getting your head around one of the following;
The Difference Between Gain And Volume
Getting your gain right can make all the difference between a recording success and disaster - often the mistake lies in not knowing the difference between gain and volume.
How To Solder
Save a packet and get better cables by learning to solder. Check out this video tutorial from James Ivey on Soldering Basics.
How To Wind Your Cables
Your parents may wrap the Hoover cable around their arm, but do that to your audio cables and you will ruin even the best cables - learn the right way to wind your cables. Check out this video from community member Ciaran Robinson
Basic Music Theory
Music theory is not the enemy of creative freedom, in fact not knowing the basics of timing and harmony may be holding you back. You might want to check out this video tutorial series on Groove3 on Music Theory.
Most modern music depends on basics such as filters, envelopes and modulators - do you know what they are and what they do? You might want to check out this video tutorial series on Groove3 on Synth Basics
So if you have some spare time this weekend, watch a video, read a book or Google the answers and get some more skills under your belt.