5 Qualities of a Great Music Producer

5 Qualities of a Great Music Producer

If you are looking to become a great music producer, this blog is for you!  The role of the Music Producer has greatly evolved since it’s inception in the mid 1900’s.  It has evolved from a general supervision of projects to a hands on creative and artistic role where producers are touching almost every step of the production process.  Great producers not only create great music, but create great environments for their artists and music team to perform at their highest ability.  A lot of focus is put on the music that producers create, but in this blog I want to focus on the non-musical process of great producers.    Some of the greats like Quincy Jones, George Martin, Prince, Berry Gordy, Babyface, and Timbaland have all made an indelible mark in the music industry in their own right.  Besides musical and creative abilities, there are intangible qualities that notable Music Producers employ to be most effective.  Here are 5 Qualities of a Great Music Producer:

 

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5 Ways to Write A Great Song

5 Ways to Write A Great Song

There is nothing more effective in communicating a thought or an idea quite like a song.  Songs are the most powerful medium to impact peoples lives.  Songs are used in just about every occasion known to man and songwriters are some of the most influential people on the planet.  Songwriters have an impact in your love life, relationships, religious ceremonies, your workouts, and even in some of your worse times. Songwriting is both an art and a skill that can be developed through study, repetition (consistent writing), and trial and error.

Writing songs is a fun process and the approach to songwriting is different for everyone.  If you are interested in exploring the creative expression of songwriting, here are 4 ways to write a great song.

 

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