Does your kick get through? Does it irresistibly make you want to tap your feet or even stand up and dance? Or is it weak, mellow, lifeless?
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You have undoubtedly in the past created a track that sounded awesome… until you played another track in a similar genre. Suddenly yours sounds dull, narrow, weak, boring, and you start to switch from excitement to depression mode.
You don’t have to.
Yes, you know what I’m talking about. The internet. When producing your music: remove, cancel, discard, stop, erase, annihilate your internet. Why?
You open your DAW. You place ideas here and there. Then you spend your time scrolling up and down and clicking all over the project to remember where you placed that particular sound. Save lots of time with a little bit of preparation that we’re going to go through now. [Read more…]
Of course, you should not send your fresh MP3 still-work-in-progress to hundreds of labels in Bcc (did I need to say that?). To dramatically increase your chances of being read and heard, there are a few simple steps to follow. [Read more…]
You’ve just finished your track. You bounce it. Done! Can you send it around now?
Oh no, not yet! (Unless you want to miss your target…). Let’s see the few simple actions you need to undertake to make your track look pro when being seen by others. [Read more…]
Your track is in good progress. You’ve added sound after sound, channel after channel. Each time you add an element, your track takes shape, and you get happier. You start singing along, tapping your foot, even dancing in your room/studio.
But now you realise that it sounds busy, clogged, tiring, messy… it’s far from sounding as clear and punchy as your current favorite tracks from your Beatport or Spotify. [Read more…]