Have you ever let someone listen to two of your beats, one being obviously superior to the other, and the listener liked the inferior beat more? Or what if they dislike exactly that what in your opinion is one of the best things in the beat? Are they wrong? Or are you? To what extent […]
There are a million ways for producers to learn, to get inspired, to boost creativity and to boost productivity. But how many ways are there that can offer you all of this at once? This week I tell you all about the producer’s bootcamp; what it is, how you can seriously benefit from it, and […]
Have you ever listened to one of your beats and realized it’s similar to an existing song? Of course you have. Related to this, a question I get a lot from you guys is: “when is it considered copyright violation?” In this post I talk about covers, remixes, using samples and unintentional imitation of music […]
The ‘Baby Syndrome’ As a music producer or composer you know your beats like no other; you know their potential and flaws, as you’ve been hearing them over and over again like a mantra. You’ve seen them grow from loose components into a fully mixed and mastered piece of art. For this reason, selling them […]
That moment you get into your studio, open up a new project, get in front of your midi keyboard, and then… nothing. Writers have their writer’s block; us music producers have our very own producer’s block. Are we happy with it? You bet we’re not!