Music production is one of those career paths in which some of the most successful people have no formal education. Granted, it is highly technical, but you’ll discover that the majority of the best selling and highly recognised music producers have no educational background in music. This then leaves the question: Should I go to […]
What Are The Advantages Of Being A Music Producer?
Being a music producer is considered one of the toughest jobs because it involves a lot of work that may require ones full attention. This is true for most main stream producers that are signed to labels working full time as well as independent producers working with no label. While it maybe an involving job, […]
Top 7 Sites You Can Sell Stock Music On
Stock music is basically any music that can be licensed to be used in TV, Film, YouTube Videos, radio and other media. The content creation market has exploded over the years with the rise of various media publication tools like social media. This has therefore created a demand for stock music that can be used […]
What Is The Difference Between A Beat Maker And Producer?
One of the most misunderstood concepts in the music production world is the difference between a beat maker and a producer. To clarify the difference between a music producer and a beat maker I’ll say this; A beat maker is primarily specialized in making beats and selling them or giving the away to artists, a […]
What Is A Music Production House?
Music production houses have existed for a very long time and are still around to this very day. A music production house is simply a music production company or record company who’s work is primarily to find artists and producers with whom they can work with to release and distribute music and share earnings. Usually […]
What Is A Music Artist Portfolio?
The music industry is an ever growing industry, for artists to stand out and be recognized, a Portfolio or Press Kit is absolutely necessary. A Musician portfolio or press kit is simply the resume of a musician which includes a collection of media, accolades, work history, background created to exhibit and demonstrate potential to industry […]
What Makes A Great Music Producer?
Being a music producer is not an easy job and it requires a lot practice to get to a point where your work can speak for itself. Certain attributes of great producers are easily detectable and apply to a variety of other great producers. This post will talk about the characteristics that make great music […]
What Skills Does A Music Producer Need?
Music production is a technical job that requires a lot of specific knowledge in certain key areas, When I first got started out in music, I had to figure these things out on my own and it was not an easy process. Just in case you’re thinking about a career in music production here are […]
Can You Be Signed To Two Record Labels?
One of the most frequently asked questions I’ve come across is “can you be signed to 2 record labels?” As a way of protecting their investments; Record labels do not willingly allow artists signed under them to go off and sign another deal with another record label. However, loopholes in the record contract can make […]
Is A Record Deal Worth It?
A record deal also known as a recording contract, is a legally binding agreement between a musician/band (recording artist (s) and a record label in which both parties agree to work to together in the recording, sales and promotion of music. The record label acts as a facilitator enabling the artist to record music, market […]