Every career path always has various myths that surround it and it is always good to address them and expose them for their truth or falseness. I always come across the question “is sound engineering easy?” , therefore, this post will address this question to determine whether it’s actually true of false. With that said, […]
What Skills Do Sound Engineers Need?
Sound engineers are the background guys that handle the technical creation of your favorite songs. This job requires certain attributes and skills to be carried out effectively. Most people can pick up sound engineering easily while it may pose a challenge for others. This is mainly because people don’t really understand what it takes to […]
What Programs Do Sound Engineers Use?
Sound engineers being the technical handlers of audio use a variety of computer programs to help them achieve their goals. The goals of sound engineering are mostly to do with recording, mixing, balancing, production, editing, mastering etc. All the mentioned tasks are related to the job and are the reason why it’s important that you […]
What Percentage Do Music Producers Get?
As a music producer its of vital importance that you understand the business side of music……because good understanding will help you get what’s rightfully yours. One of the more common questions that I get from most newbie music producers is: “What percentage do music producers get?” Music producers with enough clout can get 50% of […]
Who Do Sound Engineers Work For?
Sound engineers are an essential part of any audio production. In this field, one works with technology and equipment in an effort to create a good audio experience. In sound engineering there exist a variety of areas where one may work. One of the most frequently asked questions by most people is: “Who do sound […]
Where Do Rappers Buy Beats?
The internet has provided the means for all rappers and artists to be able to connect with talented people to help them achieve and make great records. This post will discuss the various places where rappers get beats for their records… So if you’re somebody new to the rap scene and haven’t been able to […]
What VST’s Does Metro Boomin’ Use?
Metro boomin’ is a hiphop/trap music producer that is popular in the music industry today. His production style is mainly hiphop which is characterized by heavy baselines, 808 kicks and melodies. Most music producers like myself look up to people like Metro because he has done well for himself and his production style is absolutely […]
Can I Make Music Without Instruments?
Music is mostly instruments and vocals combined to create meaning. Back in the day, musicians relied heavily on the use of instruments to record and make their music. Most music production these days is done with a few instruments, this then leaves the question: “Can I Make Music Without Instruments?” You can make music without […]
Are Music Royalties A Good Investment?
The investing world is an ever evolving one and as long as various industries generate money, opportunities will always arise for the investor to pump in cash and get a good return. One of the questions that has been a huge topic over the years is investing with regard to music royalties. To be specific, […]
Are A&R’s Still Relevant?
A&R which is short for Artist and repertoire refers to agents that are responsible for scouting for and finding new talent for record labels or artists. As the internet and basically all technologies improve and advance one question that has been brought up quite a number of times is; Is the A&R still relevant? The […]