Vinyl has been around for a long time and will forever remain a classical part of music. One of the most frequent questions I run into in most forums is: “Does Vinyl sound better?” This post will therefore answer this question and provide valuable reasoning around the answer so you have a deeper understanding and […]
How Many Songs Should A Rap Album Have?
Making a rap album can go on for long periods of time. Most rappers record more than enough material for their projects in order to have a huge catalogue to pick from. One of the many questions that arise after one finishes recording a rap album is, how many songs should a rap album have? […]
How Many Songs Should Be On A Mixtape?
Mixtapes are a huge part of the hiphop genre and have been a known tradition since the emergence of the genre. If you’re thinking about dropping a mixtape many questions usually arise and one of those pertains to how many songs you should put on the mixtape. This actually is dependent on what you want […]
How Fast Do Rappers Make Songs?
Most people usually ask how fast rappers can make a song and really the perfect answer is, it depends. Rappers can make songs in 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, 1 day, a week, a month and sometimes years. It all depends on various factors. This post will therefore discuss some of the factors that […]
Is It Better To Release An Album Or An EP?
The music landscape with regard to releases has certainly evolved. Albums have been the traditional way that musicians are able to sell their music but now we’ve seen artists releasing more EPs and mixtapes. This has certainly changed the way music is received by fans and they don’t treat EPs in the same way they […]
Is 8 Songs Too Short For An Album?
The creation and planning that goes into making an album is no easy job at all. Once you have your music ready, you now have to create a track list that is well coordinated. Then you have to choose the number of songs that will actually make it to the final cut of your album. […]
How Many Songs Should A Rap EP Have?
A standard Rap EP should have 3 to 6 songs. Just like most genres. The number of songs on your EP will depend on the length of the songs you plan to put on it. If you have longer songs, you can go for around 3 to 4 songs on your rap EP. On the […]
What Is Aftertouch in Music?
Aftertouch is the amount of pressure applied to a key after a note has been played. The pressure is applied to the note after the key is struck and while it is being held down or sustained. Aftertouch is a keyboard expression that is often routed in order to control the vibrato, volume and other […]
Should I Release My Album For Free?
The music industry business model has certainly changed over the past few years and now we have a lot of new artist’s finding success releasing musical albums. When it comes to albums there exist a lot of misconceptions and ideas with regard to how they should be offered to fans. Most artist’s can’t figure out […]
Is It Expensive To Release An Album?
As a musician your releases are the fuel that keep your career going. Most independent artist’s being the handlers of almost all aspects of their careers are faced with a lot of challenges. Finances are a huge part of these challenges and often times they wonder how much it costs to release an album. This […]