Getting a record deal for the musical artist usually means an open door to either a successful career or an unsuccessful one. Most artists that sign to record companies usually do see success in their journey being affiliated with those labels while other times, the artist may be unfortunate and find themselves dropped from the […]
Do Producers Make More Than Artist’s?
When it comes to the money side of things in the music industry, it can sometimes be difficult to spot out who makes the most money off a record. One of the questions that keeps showing up by most beginner music producers is; “Do producers make more than artists?” Artists make more than music producers […]
Do Bands Have Their Own Sound Engineers?
Bands are well known for their live performances because they get to showcase their full presentation of music. You might have seen sound engineers on stage with your favourite band and may have wondered how exactly they work with the band. One of the frequent questions I get asked by upcoming sound engineers is: “Do […]
Is It Better To Be An Independent Artist?
Anybody looking to get into music and pursue it as a full time career will have to make a lot of decisions. Most career paths greatly differ from a music career which means you can’t rely on observations from other careers and directly apply them to music. The fact is that, where art is concerned, […]
How Can I Protect My Beats From Being Stolen?
The internet is a double edged sword because it has made things easier whilst making other things relatively difficult. One of its more negative effects is on the music industry; in that, it has made people stealing other peoples intellectual property relatively easy due to illegal downloads. One of the affected parties are beat makers […]
How Can I Become A Sound Engineer Without A Degree?
In the world of music, not all the successful sound engineers have professional qualifications with regard to music. This is what makes this career path interesting because it mainly thrives on how passionate one is about it. This then leaves the question; How can I become a successful sound engineer without a degree? You can […]
Is Producing Harder Than Rapping?
Nowadays, music production has become easily adopted by musicians who are now able to produce their own records or at least edit and mix well enough to get them sounding how they want them to. This is especially common in rap music which is spearheaded by great acts like Kanye West who are able to […]
Is Music Production CPU Intensive?
Getting your hardware right is as important as getting your software right when it comes to music production. This is a point not emphasized enough. So if you’re a beginner just starting your music production journey, this post will be helpful to you because one of the most frequently asked questions online is: “Is Music […]
What Is A Placement In Rap?
For somebody that is a beat maker, the term “placement” is something you surely have come across. Placements are a huge part of the music producer business and it actually is important to have an understanding of what it means to have your beat placed. With that said, What is a placement in rap? A […]
What Does “Sold” Mean In Beats?
If you’re regularly shopping for beats online you obviously have come across “sold” beats. They usually be tagged for example as “*Sold* Rap Instrumental*”. You may have wonder what “sold” actually means when it comes to such beats…. not to worry, this post has you covered. So then, What does “sold” mean in beats? When […]