I’m sure all of us have doubts about our everyday lives. A lot of us doubt whether or not we are going to be successful in our careers and passions. I am here to tell you that you should never give up on your dreams; even though it can be a tough long road ahead, the end result will be well worth the journey. Doing possibly years of work to suddenly give up on your dreams, does not make sense. It is best for you to keep trudging and accomplish your goals. Continue reading “Why You Should Never Give Up On Your Production”
Like every genre of music. There are certain elements that give a genre its particular sound. Once you have become familiar with the core elements of your genre of choice, you then have the ability to create a song from that genre. In the case of a Boom Bap Beat, there are four elements that define the sound of a Boom Bap Beat. Continue reading “The 4 Elements Of A Boom Bap Beat”
Almost every single genre of music has songs that use samples. The ability to use another artist’s content and turn it into a new product is at the core of creativity. By sampling, you hear music that inspires creativity. Sampling also gives you more more musical knowledge by listening many different artists. Continue reading “Why Every Producer Should Learn How To Sample”
Most people begin producing music and get discouraged when they are not making quality music from the get go. This discourages some people so much, that they stop producing. People typically want to start producing, but don’t know how to start. Some people try to watch tutorial video’s on youtube and get too frustrated trying to learn, and quit. Don’t let yourself down! Producing allows you to express yourself in a unique and creative way, don’t give up before you start. I am going to go over some basic information for those of you who are just starting to learn how to produce music. Continue reading “Just Started Producing? Here’s A Few Things You Should Know”
Listening to past greats is one of the best ways to learn the art of production. Some people may only listen to their favorite producers, which is a great way to learn how to deconstruct their production to implement their techniques into your production. However, following that guide should not be preferable if you wish to become an original producer. Continue reading “Why Every Producer Should Listen To Veteran Producers”
A lot of producers get stuck in a funk of sampling from only one genre. Each producer should have their niche genre to sample from, because that creates a unique style. However, sampling from multiple genres will allow you to hear a broad range of music, thus giving you inspiration to pass on through your music. Continue reading “Why Every Producer Should Sample Multiple Genres of Music”
Almost every respected Hip Hop and House producer DJs. Why? Because it makes you a better producer. DJing forces you to learn how to mix tracks together from different records, which is the core of sample based production. If you can DJ well, odds are you can produce well too. Continue reading “Why Every Producer Should DJ”
The greatest producers use complex time signatures. By creating tracks with odd and complex time signatures, it is a great way to make you stand out as a producer, and bring your beats that added flare. In the following post I am going to explain why you should create beats with odd and complex time signatures.