The ability to analyze music can help you have a deeper understanding into musical compositions. A lot goes into making music, it goes beyond thought process because music doesn’t necessarily follow a specific route when it is composed. There are some general rules that exist but they usually fall by the way side when the […]
Is Beat Making A Skill Or Talent?
Beat Making is an art form that has become so popular in this day and age due to the emergence of new beat makers that are having their fair share of the spotlight thanks to the internet. One of the reoccurring question that comes up in most music production forums is: “Is Beat Making A […]
What Does “FFFF” Mean in Music?
If you have some orchestra music experience you’ve obviously come across the “FFFF” inscription and may wonder what it actually means. In orchestra music, there exist what are called dynamics in relation to a piece of music. They are basically the difference between notes or phrases. So then, what does FFFF mean in music? The […]
What Is The 2nd Largest Family In The Orchestra?
The string family is the largest family in the orchestra and the most common question I encounter with my music students is “What is the 2nd largest family in the orchestra?” The 2nd largest family in the orchestra is the Woodwind family which basically has instruments that require the player to blow wind into them […]
How Do I Make My Kick Drum More Punchy?
Getting punchy kick drums is a good resolve for almost any mix. You need kick drums that can cut through a mix well enough to create a good impression. This is because kick drums are the basis of most modern music. Having a punchy kick will add depth, grit, body and excitement to your mix. […]
How Do Artists Find Beats?
As a musical artist, beats are the canvas on which you paint your art, which is music. These compositions are what accompany the lyrics to the music and will complete the description of the overall song. You need to be able to use beats that can well align with your lyrics and deliver the message […]
Is Beat Making And Selling Over Saturated?
The music industry looks very different from what it looked like 30 years ago. The landscape has completely shifted and will continue to do so over the coming years. Beat makers and producers have been brought into the lime light and are no longer the unknown guys behind the music. With the rise in beat […]
How Do I Make My Music Not Sound The Same
As a musician one of your goals is to ensure that you make music that is versatile and doesn’t always sound the same. Music listeners are always listening to music and can easily tell when an artist starts to sound monotonous. This can negatively affect your sales, streams and reception. As a producer that works […]
What Is A Beat Tape?
Beat Tapes are huge part of music production especially for a genre like Hiphop. A Beat Tape is essentially a compilation of beats put together by a music producer. They usually consist of unfinished beats, beats that didn’t get placed, short beats and other beats that may just be dedicated to be part of the […]
Should I Use BeatStars Or Make My Own Website?
BeatStars is an online beat selling platforms that allows beat makers to upload their beats and be able to sell it. One question that gets asked a lot is whether creating a website is better than using Beatstars as a platform to sell music on. If you’re a beginner with very little marketing experience, you’re […]