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The Pros and Cons of Being a Music Recording Artist Versus a Music Producer

[ad_1] How many people have gotten in to the music business game as an emcee (or rapper) and had their hopes crushed because they were “not what the industry was looking for at that moment?” The truth is, not everyone can be a successful emcee. Emceeing requires a certain skills set that most people are […]

How To Make Music Like Bonobo – 3 Tips To Start With

[ad_1] This article points out three simple tips on how to make music like Bonobo. Having transcended both chill-out and downtempo genres, Simon Green aka Bonobo is known for his unique sound that mixes a variety of music instruments and styles. Although it is probably impossible for anyone, except for Bonobo himself, to create exactly […]

How to Become a Backline Technician

Depending on the size of a live concert tour, many people are employed behind the scenes to produce a successful show. Have you ever gone to a concert and wondered, “how do they get this whole stage set up, and torn down in one day?” Typically, a live concert production arrives at the venue between […]

Songwriters – How Long Should You Make Your Song’s Intro?

A lot of songwriters don’t know how long to make the intro to their song. Ultimately, it depends on what you’re trying to accomplish with your song. If you just write for yourself and think really long intros are cool, then by all means go for it. On the other hand, if you’re trying to […]

Trap Beats: The New Genre Of Beat Production

[ad_1] Urban music seems to be expanding like crazy. The rise of rap sub genres is growing more and more everyday. It seems like the younger generation is becoming simple, yet and still creative. The newest sub genre of rap is called “trap” and it originates from southern rap. This brand of rap has been […]

Music Theory – An Introduction to Modes

[ad_1] There are quite a few misconceptions about modes and how they work. Much of the confusion comes from the word “mode” itself, since it implies more of a reference to another scale than an actual scale in its own right. We’ve all heard, or read, and half understood, that modes are based on this […]

The Top 6 Characteristics of Being a Successful Producer

[ad_1] Creativity – Making beats is an art – no doubt about that. Most people just hear the instrumental but only real hip hop producers listen to them. Everyone has their own creative set of skills and the important thing is to understand yours. When you figure out your creative strengths and how to maximize […]

Electronic Music History and Today’s Best Modern Proponents!

[ad_1] Electronic music history pre-dates the rock and roll era by decades. Most of us were not even on this planet when it began its often obscure, under-appreciated and misunderstood development. Today, this ‘other worldly’ body of sound which began close to a century ago, may no longer appear strange and unique as new generations […]

Hip Hop Music Production – 3 Essentials For Producing Your Own Hip Hop Music

[ad_1] The Hip hop music production of today uses drum machines, samplers, online beat makers, live instrumentals, samplers, live vocals, sequences, and synthesizers. If you can imagine it, you can probably use it. This genre of music includes all the various processes that go into the production of the music. As a producer, your role […]

What is the Basic Difference Between Music Production and Sound Engineering?

[ad_1] Music production involves creating the music from scratch and sound engineering involves mixing the different instruments together so it sounds nice. I will reveal both aspects as they relate to D.J.’ing but more so on the production side. For most established D.J.’s, meaning those who have been D.J.’ing for a while whether it is […]